Developing a new Bachelor of Nursing course responsive to Australia’s culturally diverse community
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Contemporary Nurse, Vol: 28, Issue: 1-2
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- peer-reviewed; Australia; cultural competence; curriculum development; cultural safety; nurse education; transcultural nursing; Medicine and Health Sciences; Nursing
The purpose of this article is to discuss issues surrounding the development of a new Bachelor of Nursing course for the University of Notre Dame, Sydney, Australia. In particular, the focus of the discussion is on the factors that influenced the development of learning outcomes that would enable student nurses the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to advance both personally and professionally a cultural awareness of self and others appropriate for the Australian context and delivery of culturally congruent and safe nursing care.