Cultural awareness scale: Psychometric properties of the Turkish version

Iz F. B. , Temel A.

COLLEGIAN, vol.24, no.5, pp.499-504, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.colegn.2016.08.010
  • Title of Journal : COLLEGIAN
  • Page Numbers: pp.499-504


Background: Cultural competence, a relatively new concept in the world of healthcare professionals, has garnered an increasing global attention over the last 20 years. An accurate assessment of baseline knowledge, skills, attitudes, strengths, and limitations of the students in delivering culturally congruent nursing care appears to be a key component in designing teaching strategies.