The following are some organizations that provide insight into Indigenous cultural competency, and sometimes within the context of health:
The Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (ANAC): http://www.anac.on.ca/
The Indigenous Cultural Competency Training Program (Provincial Health Services Authority in B.C.): http://www.culturalcompetency.ca/
Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre: http://www.soahac.on.ca/
The Virtual Museum of Metis History and Culture: http://www.metismuseum.ca/main.php
The Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre: http://www.sicc.sk.ca/
Aboriginal Health and Cultural Diversity Glossary: http://www.usask.ca/nursing/aboriginalglossary/
Hubbert, A. O. (2008). A partnership of a Catholic faith-based health system, nursing and traditional American Indian medicine practitioners. Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 28(1-2), 64 - 72.
Hunter, L. M., Logan, J., Goulet, J.-G., & Barton, S. (2006). Aboriginal healing: regaining balance and culture. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 17(1), 13–22. doi:10.1177/1043659605278937
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada. (2009). Cultural competence and cultural safety in First Nations, Inuit and Métis nursing education. Ottawa: Author.
Baker, C. (2007). Globalization and the cultural safety of an immigrant Muslim population. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 57(3), 296 – 305. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2006.04104.x
Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Smye, V., Reimer-Kirkham, S, Lynam, M. J., & Wong, S. (2009). Cultural safety in the challenges of translating critically oriented knowledge in practice. Nursing Philosophy, 10(3), 167 – 179. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-769X.2009.00406.x
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (2007). Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations strategic initiative (archived). Retrieved from http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/15986.html.
Doutrich, D., Arcus, K., Dekker, L., Spuck, J., & Pollock-Robinson, C. (2012). Cultural safety in New Zealand and the United States: Looking at a way forward together. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(2), 143 – 150. doi: 10.1177/1043659611433873
Duke, J. (2009). Becoming a culturally competent health practitioner in the delivery of culturally safe care: A process oriented approach. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 16(2), 40 – 49.
Foster, C.H., 2006. What Nurses Should Know when Working in Aboriginal Communities. Canadian Nurse, Vol. 102, No 4, pp. 28-31.
Gerlach, A. J. (2012). A critical reflection on the concept of cultural safety. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79(3), 151 - 158. doi: 10.2182/cjot.2012.79.3.4
Gebru, K., & Willman, A. (2010). Education to prepare culturally competent nursing care-a content analysis of student responses. Nurse Education Today, 30(1), 54 – 60.
Gebru, K., Khalaf, A., & Willman, A. (2008). Outcome analysis of a research-based didactic model for education to promote culturally competent nursing care in Sweden–a questionnaire study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 22(3), 348–356.
Grey, M., & McPherson, K. (2005). Cultural safety of professional practice enough patient therapy: A New Zealand perspective. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 52, 34 – 42. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2004.00433.x
Health Council of Canada, 2012. “Empathy, dignity and respect: Creating Cultural Safety for Aboriginal people in Urban Health Care.” http://www.healthcouncilcanada.ca/rpt_det.php?id=437
Iwama, M. K. (2007). Embracing diversity: Explaining the cultural dimensions of our occupational therapeutic selves. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54(2), 16–23.
Johnstone, M. J., & Kanitsaki, O. (2007). Healthcare provider and consumer understanding of cultural safety and cultural competency in health care: An Australian study. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 14(2), 96 - 105.
Josewski, V. (2012). Analyzing ‘cultural safety’ in mental health policy reform: Lessons from British Columbia, Canada. Critical Public Health, 22(2), 223 – 234. doi: 10.1080. 09581596.2011.616878.
Kardong-Edgren, S., & Campinha-Bacote, J. (2008). Cultural competency of graduating US Bachelor of Science nursing students. Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 28(1-2), 37 – 44.
Leininger, M. M. (2006). Culture care diversity and universality theory and evolution of the ethnonursing method. In, M. M. Leininger & M. R. McFarland (Eds.), Culture care diversity and universality: A worldwide nursing theory (2nd ed.)(pp. 1 – 42). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Main, C., McCallin, A., & Smith, N. (2006). Cultural safety and cultural competence: What does this mean for physiotherapists? New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 34(3), 160 - 166.
Mackay, B., Harding, T., Jurlina, L., Scobie, N., & Khan, R. (2011). Utilising the hand model to promote a culturally safe environment for international nursing students. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 27(1), 13 - 24. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2011.12.004
Mahara, M.S., et al, 2011. “It Takes a Community to Raise a Nurse: Educating for Culturally Safe Practice with Aboriginal Peoples”. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 1-13. http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=db6dad25-5683-41ae-9f8e-a2845d5e6593%40sessionmgr111&vid=2&hid=108
Marr, M.A., et al, 2011. “Thinking Outside the Box: Aboriginal Peoples’ Suggestions for Conducting Health Studies with Aboriginal Communities.” Public Health, Vol. 125, No. 11, pp. 747-753. http://www.sciencedirect/science/article/pii/S0033350611002538
McCall, J., & Pauly, B. (2012). Providing a safe place: Adopting a cultural safety perspective in the care of Aboriginal women living with HIV/AIDS. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(2), 130–145.
McEldowy, R., & Connor, M. J. (2011). Cultural safety as an ethic of care: A praxiological process. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 22(4), 342–349. doi: 10.1177/1043659611414139
McFarland, M. (2010). Madeleine Leininger: Culture care theory of diversity and universality. In A. M. Tomey & M. R. Alligood (Eds.), Nursing theorists and their work (7th ed.)(pp. 454 - 479). St Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
McFarland, M. M. & Eipperle, M. K. (2008). Culture care theory: A proposed practice theory guide for nurse practitioners in primary care settings. Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 28(1-2), 48 – 63.
McLeland, A. (2011). Culturally safe nursing research: Exploring the use of an Indigenous research methodology from an Indigenous researchers perspective. Journal Transcultural Nursing, 22(4), 362 – 367. doi: 10.1177/1043659611414141
Millender, E. (2012). Acculturation stress among Maya in the United States. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 19(2), 58 – 64.
Morgan, M. G. (2010). Leininger’s theory of culture care diversity and universality in nursing practice. In M. R. Aligood (Ed.), Nursing theory: Utilization & application (4th ed.). Maryland Heights, Missouri: Mosby Inc.
Mkandawire-Vahlmu, L., & Doering, J. (2012). Study abroad as a tool for promoting cultural safety in nursing education. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(1), 82 – 89. doi: 10.1177/1043659611423831
National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health & L. Baba, 2013. Cultural Safety in First Nations, Inuit and Métis Public Health
Nguyen, H. T. (2008). Patient centered care: Cultural safety in Indigenous health. Australian Family Physician, 37(12), 990 – 994.
Nursing Council of New Zealand. (2011). Guidelines for cultural safety, the Treaty of Waitangi and Maori health in nursing education and practice. Wellington, NZ: Author.
Polaschek, N. R. (1998). Cultural safety: a new concept in nursing people of different ethnicities. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(3), 452 – 457. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2648.1998.00547.x
Raymond, L. M. (2008). Developing a new bachelor of nursing course responsive to Australia's culturally diverse community. Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 28(1-2), 17–22.
Richardson, F. (2012). Making a world of difference. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 18(4), 2.
Richardson, F., & Carryer, J. (2005). Teaching cultural safety in a New Zealand nursing education program. Journal of Nursing Education, 44(5), 201 – 208.
Richardson, S., Williams, T., Finlay, A., & Farrell. (2009). Senior nurses’ perceptions of cultural safety in an acute clinical practice area. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 25(3), 27 – 36.
Saca-Hazboun, H, & Glennon, K. A. (2011).Cultural Influences on Health Care in Palestine. Clinical Journal of Oncology, 15(3), 281 – 286.
Sherwood, J., & Edwards, T. (2006). Decolonization: A critical step for improving aboriginal health. Contemporary Nurse, 22(2), 178 – 190. doi: 10.5555/conu.2006.22.2.178
Stedman, A., & Thomas, Y. (2011). Reflecting on our effectiveness: Occupational therapy interventions with Indigenous clients. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 58(1), 43 – 49. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2010.00916.x
Tait, C.L., 2013. “Resituating the Ethical Gaze: Government Morality and the Local Worlds of Impoverished Indigenous Women.” International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Vol 72, pp. 1-6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3754611/
Vogler, J., Altmann, T. K., & Zoucha, R. (2010). Native Hawaiian attitudes of culturally sensitive healthcare provider traits and behaviors. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 17(3), 90 – 98.
Walker, R., Cromarty, H., Kelly, L., & St Pierre-Hansen, N. (2009). Achieving cultural safety in Aboriginal health services: Implementation of a cross-cultural safety model in a hospital setting. Diversity in Health and Care, 6 (1), 11 – 22.
Wilson, D. & Neville, S. (2009). Culturally safe research with vulnerable populations. Contemporary Nurse, 33(1), 69 – 79.
Woods, M. (2010). Cultural safety and the socioethical nurse. Nursing Ethics, 17(6), 715 – 725. doi: 10.1177/0969733010379296
Ziedler, D. (2011). Building a relationship: Perspectives from one First Nations community. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 35(2), 136–143.
Wilson, D. et al, 2013. “Health Professionals Working with First Nations, Inuit and é Consensus Guideline.” The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, Vol. 35, No. 6 (Supplement 2), pp. S1-S52. http://sogc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/June-JOGC-2013-CPG293_Supplement_Eng_Online-Final_NO-cropmarks_REV-F.pdf
"Cultural safety [or cultural competency] within an Indigenous context means that the educator/practitioner/professional, whether Indigenous or not, can communicate competently with a patient in that patient‘s social, political, linguistic, economic, and spiritual realm" (Cultural Competency and Safety: A Guide for Health Care Administrators, Providers and Educators, National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ottawa, 2008, p. 4).
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