This assignment incorporates the knowledge, theory, research, population assessment, and reflection skills you have acquired to assess and apply Madeline Leininger’s transcultural nursing
theory to your chosen group. You will draw on your knowledge, experience, readings, and other material from this course and from MSN6002 to assess, evaluate, and apply this theory as the
framework for your course project.
The assignment is divided into three parts:
• Part 1 is an overview of transcultural nursing theory, including the key points and characteristics of this theory.
• Part 2 is review of the literature regarding transcultural nursing theory in practice.
• Part 3 is an application of transcultural nursing theory to your chosen group and course project.
Part 1: Overview of Transcultural Nursing Theory
• Discuss Leininger’s transcultural nursing theory. Frame your discussion around the idea that this theory will be the framework for your health care program plan for your chosen
• Define the key concepts, assumptions, and considerations inherent in the theory.
Part 2: Literature Review – Transcultural Nursing Theory in Practice
• Review the use of Leininger’s transcultural nursing theory practice with diverse populations.
• Provide an assessment of this theory in practice that includes at least three examples from the literature.
• Identify and evaluate how others have used this theory in practice and whether you feel this was the best theory for the practice situation.
• If this theory has been previously applied to your chosen population group, review and evaluate its effectiveness. State any key points you might consider using in your course project.
Part 3: Application of Transcultural Nursing Theory to your Chosen Population
• Discuss how you would apply Leininger’s transcultural nursing theory to your chosen group and course project. Chosen group is Latinos/Hispanics in US
• Describe how application of this theory in practice with this group will contribute to the design of a culturally competent health care program targeting a specific health care need
(identified in the Unit 6 assignment).