How the nursing profession can deal with stress in new immigrants Introduction The concept of vulnerability may best be summarized as wading through life without adequate protection, adequate support, and adequate knowledge; occasionally, in the Canadian context, immigrants become vulnerable because they are left wanting in all (or some) of these areas. Thus, it is vitally important to see what we can do to reduce the vulnerability and suffering of new immigrants who arrive in a new land with a new language and a new culture and an alien way of life. The ensuing paper looks at what the nursing profession – in particular, a community health nurse – can do to alleviate stress in new immigrants. The paper shall outline the concept of...The end:
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