Caring for the Poor: Nurses' Attitudes Toward Patients From the Culture of Poverty
Repository Posting Date2019-01-11T19:41:51Z
Author DetailsKimi Collyer Yuchs, MAN, RN, NE-BC, College of Nursing and Health Professions, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana, USA; C. Elizabeth Bonham, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, College of Nursing & Health Professions, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationPi Pi Chapter
Level of EvidenceN/A
Patients from the culture of poverty are challenged when seeking health care. When nurses are cognizant of their personal attitudes and biases toward poverty, practice may change and improve health outcomes for this population.