Online Program

Russian nurses: Models of care that include eastern and western practices

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 8:50 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Luba Louise Ivanov, RN, PhD, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Nursing in Russia is changing but still combines Western and Eastern practices. This presentation will discuss nursing in Russia in reference to providing care that includes Eastern and Western best practices Health promotion is new to nursing in Russia and its integration with Eastern and Western health care practices can be challenging but is considered important in providing holistic care. The challenges of providing diverse methods of health care will be addressed along with the benefits of holistic care that includes Western and Eastern practices. Nurses in the US will learn how nursing is provided in a country with varied health care practices.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related nursing

Learning Objectives:
Describe the health care practices of nurses in Russia Explain the challenges of providing diverse methods of nursing care in Russia Contrast the provision of holistic nursing care in Russia with that in the US.

Keyword(s): International Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have studied Russian health care and conducted research in Russia.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.