UOGP043 Transcultural Nursing

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Summer 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/12. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Hana Heiderová, PhD. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Hana Heiderová, PhD.
Institute of Paramedical Health Studies – Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Contact Person: Mgr. Gabriela Světnická
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UOGP043/A: Tue 24. 3. 8:05–10:30 C309, Tue 31. 3. 8:05–10:30 C309, Tue 7. 4. 8:05–10:30 C309, Tue 14. 4. 8:05–10:30 C309, H. Heiderová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course teaches how to perceive specific as well as common signs of the student's own culture and of foreign cultures and how to work with them efficiently within the nursing process for the benefit of patients their families and communities. The context of transcultural nursing instruction is the Czech medical environment with its demographic characteristics and environment of the Czech majority community.
  • 1. Introduction to transcultural nursing.
    2. Leininger's model of culturally similar and different care based on diversity and universality.
    3. The "sunrise" model.
    4. Ethnonursing assessment, short and extended.
    5. Transcultural assessment model according to Gigar-Davidhizar. Structure for individual assessment.
    6. Application of cultural assessment in nursing assessment of conditions of patient's needs in the Czech Republic.
    7. Particularities of the Czech social and cultural community and the medical system.
    8. Human spirituality and its significance in health and disease, effects on life style. Spiritual issues - nursing diagnoses.
    9. Particularities of selected socio-cultural and ethnic communities in the Czech Republic 1.
    10. Particularities of selected socio-cultural and ethnic communities in the Czech Republic 2.
    11. Cultural identifiers.
    12. Ethnonursing assessment, short and extended.

    required literature
  • ŠPIRUDOVÁ, L. Úvod do transkulturního ošetřovatelství. E-opora.[online]. Opava: SLU v Opavě, 2013. ISBN 978-80-260-4970-8. URL info
  • ŠPIRUDOVÁ, L., TOMANOVÁ, D., KUDLOVÁ, P., HALMO, R. Multikulturní ošetřovatelství II. Praha: Grada, 2006. ISBN 80-247-1213-X. info
  • IVANOVÁ, K., ŠPIRUDOVÁ, L., KUTNOHORSKÁ, J. Multikulturní ošetřovatelství I. Praha: Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1212-1. info
    recommended literature
  • KERSEY - MATUSIAK G. Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care. New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8261-9382-7. URL info
  • PURNELL, L. D. Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8036-3705-4. URL info
  • SAGAR, P. L. Transcultural Nursing Theory and Models. Application in Nursing Education, Practice, and Administrat. New York: Springer. Publishing Company, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8261-0748-0. info
  • NEMČEKOVÁ, M., ŠPIRUDOVÁ, L. Leiningerové teorie kulturně shodné a rozdílné péče založené na různorodosti a univerzálnosti. In Ošetřovatelství, konceptuální modely a teorie. Eds. K. Žiaková, D. Jarošová, J. Čáp. Ostrava: ZSF, OU v Ostravě, 2008. ISBN 80-7368-068-8. info
  • MASTILIAKOVÁ, D., ARCHALOUSOVÁ, A. a kol. Multikulturní ošetřovatelství 1 [online]. c2008 [cit. 4. dubna 2008]. Opava: Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2008. URL info
  • LEININGER . M., McFARLAND, M.R. Culture Care Diversity and Universality. A Worlwide Nursing Theory. Sudbury: Jones and Bartett Publishers, 2006. ISBN 0-7637-3437-3. info
  • GIGER, J. N., DAVIDHIZAR, R. E. Trancultural Nursing. Assessment & Intervention. St. Louis: Mosby, 2004. ISBN 0-323-02295-2. info
  • ŠPIRUDOVÁ, L. a kol. Překonávání kulturních a komunikačních bariér při péči o pacienty odlišných etnik a kultur. Olomouc: LF UP, 2002. info
  • ŠPIRUDOVÁ, L. a kol. Překonávání kulturních a komunikačních bariér při péči o pacienty odlišných etnik a kultur. Olomouc: LF UP, 2002. info
Teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Seminář 12 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
The credit is allocated for: elaboration of written tasks, written test.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023, Summer 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Summer 2020, recent)
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