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NURS 415: Community and Family Health Nursing

Select Journals Related to Cultural Competency

Many nursing journals will contain articles relevant to cultural competence and diversity. The ones listed below are examples where cultural diversity is a major focus.

Recommended Databases

Below is a selection of databases that contain material related to nursing and would be a good place to start looking for relevant sources.

Identifying Key Terms

When searching in databases, it is best to use 2 or 3 key terms to describe your research topic. Some terms that might be helpful include:

  • Nursing
  • cultural competence or competency
  • cultural diversity
  • transcultural
  • cross cultural
  • a particular group or community (like immigrants, LGBTQ+, or latinx)
  • a particular condition or treatment (diabetes, vaccination, or cancer)


Interlibrary Loan

You might come across articles that the library doesn't have access to - use ILLIAD to request it via interlibrary loan!