I am looking for a description of Madeleine Leininger's Theory of Nursing for Cultural Care Diversity and Universality. What is inherent in the way she looks at the world and how does her theory fit into the nursing metaparadigm concepts of person, health, nursing and environment?
Madeleine Leininger's Theory of Nursing:
Madeleine Leininger's theory of nursing holds that the care provided to patients should be in harmony with the patients' cultural values, practices and beliefs and therefore take into consideration a patient's culture when creating a nursing care plan for patients. The care should be culturally congruent occurring within the client-nurse relationship. In essence the theory therefore states that nursing care should be focused on providing nursing care to different or similar people emphasizing both universal nursing practices and culture specific considerations with the goal purpose of promoting health and wellbeing of individual's in culturally meaningful ways (George, 2008).
Leininger views the world as diverse having people with different values systems who perceive and view ...
The cultural care diversity and universality in nursing for Leininger's Theory of nursing is examined.