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Jag vill gärna förstå dig: Sjuksköterskans erfarenheter av kommunikationssvårigheter
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
I want to understand you (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: By many reasons such as war or natural disasters people are forced to flee from their homelands and some of them reach and seeks refugee in Sweden. When people decide to settle in a new country they also bring cultural and linguistic diversity with them and many of them will have to challenge the communication barriers. The nursing staff is not always prepared for the challenging different types of communication barriers and often the patients care is affected in a negative way. The three main forms of communication are verbal, nonverbal and visual.

Aim: The aim of this study was to describe nurses experience of communicating with persons who do not speak the same language as the nurse.

Method: A qualitative study based on literature was used, by gathering result parts from other studies to make a new result based on our purpose.

Result: The three main finding themes shows interpreters importance, challenges in communication and that culture in communication is important. Interpreters importance shows the experience of interpreters. Challenges in communication was about the barriers in communication and how they can be met. Culture is very important shows the communication differences and nurses perspective in this specific area.

Conclusion: Nurses experience a difficulty when meeting people who do not speak the same language as the nurse. This could in some cases lead to a different care. It's challenging for the nurse in the meeting with people who have linguistic barriers.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 30
Keywords [en]
Communication, culture, interpreting, language-barrier, nursing
Keywords [sv]
Kommunikation, kultur, tolkning, språkbarriär, omvårdnad
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-14374Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-14374DiVA, id: diva2:1348548
Subject / course
Nursing science
Educational program
Nursing Programme
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Available from: 2019-09-05 Created: 2019-09-04 Last updated: 2019-09-05Bibliographically approved

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