Cultural Diversity versus Nursing Values Introduction A new ethical issue in Canada is becoming increasingly important because of the changing population and concerns cultural diversity related to elderly clients as opposed to the ethical values of nursing. The population is beginning to age so that in a short time acute care, nursing, and residential care will be inundated by older people who are also culturally diverse. While nursing education emphasizes cultural competence and respect for cultural diversity, ethical dilemmas continue to arise since various cultural practices conflict with the ethical values of the nursing profession. The nurse theorist Leininger offers a model to resolve conflicts between nurses’ views versus the...The end:
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