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Transcultural Nurse

RN Diploma, ASN or BSN

A Transcultural Nurse helps patients by providing culturally sensitive care to patients all over the world. They treat patients of different cultures, often immigrants and refugees. They work in foreign countries mostly, but also right here in our own cities, applying their knowledge of diverse cultures to their local nursing position.

Things You'll Do:

  • Communicate with foreign patients
  • Educate families on patients’ medical status
  • Provide a bridge between a patient’s cultural group and healthcare

Your job characteristics:

  • Multifaceted
  • Patient-facing
  • Independent
  • Multilingual

How You'll Get There
  • Get Your
    Get your Nursing Diploma, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Pass Your
    National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
  • You can start working as a Registered Nurse.
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  • Pass Your
    Transcultural Nurse certification exam
  • Become a
    Certified Transcultural Nurse

More About this Specialty
  • Where You
    Can Work

    • Hospitals
    • Community clinics
    • Outpatient facilities

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  • What Else You
    Can Expect

    • You can provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care depending on the needs of your patients’ culture.

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