For this discussion, answer the following questions:
- If it is possible to improve the well being of a client by implementing the principles of cultural safety, why would anyone oppose doing so?
- Culturally safe practices challenge existing power relations in many ways. Describe how.
- Most of the burden (as well as the opportunities) involved with implementing cultural safety is currently being placed onto the shoulders of individual nurses. Explain why you think this is.
- Given what you have learned, do you think it is possible to practice cultural safety in nursing at this moment in Canada? Why or why not?