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ERIC Number: EJ449089
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-4805
Formal Schooling and Deculturation: Nursing Practice and the Erosion of Native Communication Styles.
Ryan, James
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v38 n2 p91-103 Jun 1992
Discusses the deculturation that occurs when Native American nursing students are required to adopt communication styles that are contrary to the Native American culture. Nursing students are taught to use direct eye contact, observation, and inquisition to aid in diagnosis. These techniques are considered disrespectful to Native Americans. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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