Cultural Competency in Baccalaureate Nursing Education Academic Article uri icon


  • This article presents the work of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Advisory Committee in developing an integrated curriculum for cultural competence in baccalaureate nursing education. Five competencies for Cultural Competency in Baccalaureate Nursing Education were developed with supporting rationale. Suggestions for developing and implementing curricula for cultural competency, teaching content, specific integrative learning strategies, methods for evaluating nursing students' cultural competence and recommendations for effective implementation of the integrated curriculum are presented.


  • Calvillo, Evelyn
  • Clark, Lauren
  • Ballantyne, Jean E
  • Pacquiao, Dula
  • Purnell, Larry D
  • Villarruel, Antonia M

publication date

  • April 2009

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