Transcultural Nursing: Interview Guide and Questions

Transcultural nursing is a relatively new clinical approach dealing with assessment of patients belonging to various cultures to secure appropriate interventions (Giger, 2016). To assess cultural preferences of a patient, interviews with open-ended questions on specific categories are held. The purpose of the paper is to develop an interview guide utilizing open-ended questions that encourage the interviewee to give frank and detailed answers.

The planned interview will be conducted on February 2, 2018, at 6 p.m. The place selected by the interviewee is her home in Miami, Florida. The patient believes that the chosen location will provide her comfort and privacy while answering questions. This time and date are also found appropriate because she will be home alone and nobody will interfere with the interview.

The interview will be audio recorded. No names will be mentioned to guarantee privacy. A specific question in five identified categories will be prepared before the date of the interview to make the conversation natural and easy.

Some researchers state that “cultural competency can assist healthcare professionals in the delivery of services that meet the cultural and communication needs of patients” (Papadopoulos, Shea, Taylor, Pezzella, & Foley, 2016, p. 2). The categories identified for the interview are communication, cultural sanctions and restrictions, educational background, health-related beliefs and practices, and religion and spirituality. The developed questions are provided in the table below according to the identified categories.

Categories Primary Question Related to Category Follow-up Questions for each primary question Reasons for asking questions that are related to culture of origin
Category 1:
communication
Please describe the cultural norms of communication adopted in your environment and your country of origin. Let us discuss in details using of verbal, non-verbal communication and touches. These questions might help to provide better health care and nursing interventions. They will also assist in conducting a family assessment for patients.
Help me understand what kind of relationship is maintained in your family and how often you discuss important issues together.
Category 2:
cultural sanctions and restrictions
I need more information about restrictions and sanctions that are common in your country of origin. Please explain me the nature of these restrictions and how they affect people of our culture. These questions might assist in better planning of treatment measures for the discussed individuals to improve quality of health care and competence of nurses.
Describe more specifically the sanctions that might occur according to the cultural norms of your country of origin.
Category 3:
educational background
Tell me about typical education obtained by the people of your country of origin. I wonder what education you regard as appropriate for your children and why. These questions might provide information about common social status of families with specific culture to promote medical assurances among them.
It might be useful to understand how cultural norms of your country of origin affect the decisions about getting education.
Category 4:
health-related beliefs and practices
Please describe the most common health-related beliefs and practices that are believed to be effective in your culture. Tell me more about these specific practices you have mentioned and explain why you believe them to me helpful. These questions might assist in performing activities related to health promotion and medical education.
Explain me please what is the nature of the health-related beliefs common in your culture.
Category 5:
religion and spirituality
Can you please describe the most common religions spread in your culture? Tell me more about spirituality in your family and in your environment. This section of questions might assist in providing proper support of nurse practitioners to the patients suffering from chronic diseases.
Explain me how religion helps you to deal with everyday life issues and problems.

The paper dealt with designing an interview guide utilizing open-ended questions that encourage the interviewee to give frank and detailed answers. Five categories were identified for the interview. The opening and follow-up questions were designed for each category.

References

Giger, J. N. (2016). Transcultural nursing – e-book: Assessment and intervention (7th ed.). New-York, NY: Elsevier Health Sciences.

Papadopoulos, I., Shea, S., Taylor, G., Pezzella, A., & Foley, L. (2016). Developing tools to promote culturally competent compassion, courage, and intercultural communication in healthcare. Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 3(1), 2.

Calculate the price
Make an order in advance and get the best price
Pages (550 words)
$0.00
*Price with a welcome 15% discount applied.
Pro tip: If you want to save more money and pay the lowest price, you need to set a more extended deadline.
We know how difficult it is to be a student these days. That's why our prices are one of the most affordable on the market, and there are no hidden fees.

Instead, we offer bonuses, discounts, and free services to make your experience outstanding.
How it works
Receive a 100% original paper that will pass Turnitin from a top essay writing service
step 1
Upload your instructions
Fill out the order form and provide paper details. You can even attach screenshots or add additional instructions later. If something is not clear or missing, the writer will contact you for clarification.
Pro service tips
How to get the most out of your experience with Online Academic Experts
One writer throughout the entire course
If you like the writer, you can hire them again. Just copy & paste their ID on the order form ("Preferred Writer's ID" field). This way, your vocabulary will be uniform, and the writer will be aware of your needs.
The same paper from different writers
You can order essay or any other work from two different writers to choose the best one or give another version to a friend. This can be done through the add-on "Same paper from another writer."
Copy of sources used by the writer
Our college essay writers work with ScienceDirect and other databases. They can send you articles or materials used in PDF or through screenshots. Just tick the "Copy of sources" field on the order form.
Testimonials
See why 20k+ students have chosen us as their sole writing assistance provider
Check out the latest reviews and opinions submitted by real customers worldwide and make an informed decision.
Management
Thank you!!! I received my order in record timing.
Customer 452551, February 9th, 2021
Business Studies
Paper is great. Just only needed the one reference. Thank you
Customer 453139, May 4th, 2022
Business Studies
Thank you very much for a good job done and a quick turn around time.
Customer 452615, March 31st, 2021
Other
Thank you , Excellent work
Customer 453201, June 2nd, 2022
Psychology
Came in as promissed. Good paper.
Customer 453027, January 6th, 2022
Nursing
Thank you so much for your help! :)
Customer 453167, May 11th, 2022
Nursing
I just need some minor alterations. Thanks.
Customer 452547, February 10th, 2021
Business Studies
First of all, the writer made sure that he completely understood my assignment and all the guidelines before he began writing. My paper was finished very fast and well before the specified deadline. I thought it was written excellently. He definitely completely grasped the topic. Overall, he is a great writer and I couldn't have asked for better.
Customer 452441, November 29th, 2021
Nursing
It was a very long paper, but she followed all the instructions, and she even finished the paper 5 days before the due date. Will write an essay with her again, thanks!
Customer 452967, November 27th, 2021
Business Management
Awesome job, Thank you
Customer 453201, June 12th, 2022
English 101
thank you for the excellent work
Customer 452883, October 29th, 2021
Other
I am beyond eager to write this review for this writer. I received a grade of "Mastered"upon first submission on this assignment. I will shout to the rooftops ENCOURAGING you to hire him. I have used other writers but NONE have delivered such awesome work as this writer and NONE of their prices can compare to his. He does not try to "break the bank" and he works hard; it shows in the final paper and the grade. He is simply,THE BEST HERE!!
Customer 452995, November 16th, 2021
11,595
Customer reviews in total
96%
Current satisfaction rate
3 pages
Average paper length
37%
Customers referred by a friend
OUR GIFT TO YOU
15% OFF your first order
Use a coupon FIRST15 and enjoy expert help with any task at the most affordable price.
Claim my 15% OFF Order in Chat
AllEscortAllEscort
Live ChatWhatsApp
AllEscort