Transcultural Nursing

Web Sites

Transcultural Nursing Society . Information on cultural competence in health care research, practice, and administration.

EthnoMed . Cultural profiles of diverse populations, including information on interpersonal relations and health issues particular to those populations.

Cultural Competence: National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) is a component of the Georgetown University Child Development Center, Center for Child Health and Mental Health Policy, and is housed within the Department of Pediatrics of the Georgetown University Medical Center. The mission of the NCCC is to increase the capacity of health care programs to design, implement and evaluate culturally competent service delivery systems.

Office of Minority Health , U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Be sure to visit its continuing education resource: Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring .


Guide to culturally competent health care / Larry D. Purnell. 2014. E-book

Transcultural concepts in nursing care / Margaret M. Andrews, Joyceen S. Boyle. General Collection RT86.54 .A53 2008

Transcultural nursing : assessment and intervention / J.N. Giger and R.E. Davidhizer. General Collection RT86.54 .T73 2008

Transcultural communication in nursing / Cora C. Munoz, Joan Luckmann. General Collection RT23 .L83 2005

Teaching cultural competence in nursing and health care : inquiry, action, and innovation / Marianne R. Jeffreys. 2010. E-Book

Unequal treatment : confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care / Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y. Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, editors ; Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine. 2003. E-Book

Diabetes and health disparities: community based approaches for racial and ethnic populations / Leandris C. Liburd, editor. 2010. E-Book


Community voices : exploring cross-cultural care through cancer / a production of Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention in association with FilmShack ... [et al.] ; produced, directed & written by Jennie Greene, Kim Newell. Library Circulation Desk: DVD RA6 [Library Use Only]

The multicultural health series / a community service project of Kaiser Permanente and the California Endowment. Library Circulation Desk: DVD RA5 [Library Use Only]

National Healthcare Disparities Report

National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Report from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Details the "progress and opportunities for improving health care quality and reducing health care disparities." A rich source of information on disparities in effectiveness of care, patient safety, access to health care, etc.


Journal of transcultural nursing: official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society.