Bridging the Gap with Old Order Amish: A Cultural Brokering Model Based on Culture Care Theory
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Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN)
The Old Order Amish people have chosen to live a humble lifestyle consistent with their cultural beliefs and values. This lifestyle guides the Amish people in utilizing home based care (generic care) for their everyday health need.s and professional care (Western medical- care) to meet their needs during a health crisis. In fact many Old Order Amish seek professional care as the last resort. The purpose of this protect is to develop a model of advanced transcultural nursing practice that bridges the gaps between the Old Order Amish generic care practices and Western professional health care practices - This model is guided by Madeleine Leininger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality.
McGill, Sharon M., "Bridging the Gap with Old Order Amish: A Cultural Brokering Model Based on Culture Care Theory" (2007). Theses and Graduate Projects. 618.