Nurses’ Cultural Background and impact on Care
This week, you will consider your own diverse cultural and generational background and how it
impacts the care you provide to your patients.
For this written assessment we will focus on generational diversity in the nursing population.
Click here to download table 12.2. on p. 379 of your textbook. Review and address the following:
Define and describe the four generations – name, timeframe, and a description of that group’s
Choose the group to which you belong (i was born in 1983). Explain how you think that you fit
with this assessment of that generation (Millennials and Generation X).
Select any other group to which you do not belong (Baby Boomer and the veterans). Explain how
those from your group can learn from that group, and explain how that group could learn from
Minimum of four (4) total references: two (2) references from required course materials and two
(2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a
specific point using a seminal piece of information)
Peer-reviewed references include references from professional data bases such as PubMed or
CINHAL applicable to population and practice area, along with evidence based clinical practice
guidelines. Examples of unacceptable references are Wikipedia, UpToDate, Epocrates,
Medscape, WebMD, hospital organizations, insurance recommendations, & secondary clinical