Ethnocentrism

by Cathy Parkes February 21, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2022

Ethnocentrism

 

Ethnocentrism: The belief that one's own culture is superior to all others. View world from their own cultural viewpoint. Nurses should NOT practice ethnocentrism, and should take care to assess their own beliefs and behaviors continually to assess for, and eradicate this.

Check out our full article on Culturally Competent Care, as part of our coverage on Fundamentals of Nursing.



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