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CLYVE KIRSTEN Q.

CONSTANTINO RN

WHAT ARE THE ROLES OF NURSES IN INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL HEALTH?

The demand for nurses throughout the global has an increasing trend over the years, especially,

in the first world countries such as Australia, New Zealand, in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and

the United States of America. This demand has opened greater opportunities in the international

and global health scheme for nurses who are willing to work in aforementioned countries.

However, nurses should to be responsible enough to equip themselves with their understanding

of global health.

First, nurses in the international and global health must be culturally diverse or culturally

sensitive, they need to understand the cultural norms, practices, social activities of a certain race,

in return, they will be able to render efficient and competent nursing care.

Second, nurses must be collaborative enough to the health team of a certain hospital, they must

integrate themselves with the policies of a certain hospital they are into; these will make nurses

more

Last, broadening their knowledge is also a necessity for nurses who work in global market

because it will make them more competent and adaptive to changes that will occur.

In summary, these are the roles of nurses in international and global health scale.

WHY DO THINK THAT NURSING IS GLOBAL PROFESSION?

With the increasing demand for nurses worldwide, it is also tantamount to say that nursing is in

line with global standards and makes it as a global profession which addresses the need to care

GLOBAL CONTEXT AND GLOBAL INITIATIVES


for people who are sick across the globe. Nursing requires skilled proficiency in dealing with

multiple cases of patients from different religious beliefs, custom , culture and upbringing, thus,

ensuring quality and efficient nursing care. Nurses can play a vital role more than just providing

care. They can be collaborative enough to shape or enhanced a certain policy and develop the

best scenarios in a certain hospital. These factors makes nursing a global profession.

GLOBAL CONTEXT AND GLOBAL INITIATIVES