Creating an Islamic-American Culture
NEW YORK – More so than most professions, nursing requires a combination of professional expertise and individual ability to apply cultural relevancy.
Because of the continual shift to a more culturally plural society, diversity and inclusion is increasingly significant in the United States, where qualified nurses who can administer care with cultural sensitivity are especially important to the growing Muslim populations in the United States.
“I enjoyed being able to use my strengths to help others. I wanted to be able do more, I wanted to learn more, and this led me into the field of nursing,” Ihsan Abdur-Rasheed, an American Muslim nurse, told AboutIslam.
Abdur-Rasheed acquired his RN nurse at the Helene Fuld School of Nursing and works in the field as a private provider attending to the needs of individuals in the privacy of their own homes.
As American society becomes increasingly diverse, the healthcare system will need diversify its professional resources. Muslim male nurses demonstrate the significance of inclusion.