Findings from a qualitative ethnographic study that examined the experiences of a group of persons with Parkinson disease are presented in this article. Culturally competent care for persons who share a common illness, such as Parkinson disease, is facilitated when the findings are incorporated into the Clinically Relevant Continuum Model. Use of this model allows providers to evaluate and use appropriate published evidence in addition to provider expertise and patient preferences and values.


*NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Nursing Clinics of North America. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Culturally Competent Care, Nursing Clinics of North America, [46, 2, 2011] DOI# 10.1016/j.cnur.2011.02.003


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Hermanns, M. (2011). Culturally Competent Care for Parkinson Disease. Nursing Clinics Of North America, 46(Culturally Competent Care), 171-180. doi:10.1016/j.cnur.2011.02.003

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