Response to "Patients With Limited English Proficiency: A Challenge for Oncology Nursing Providers"

Laura McLaughlin

Usa Khmethong

Carl L. Trube

limited English proficiency, cultural humility, language barriers, patient education
CJON 2023, 27(4), 355. DOI: 10.1188/23.CJON.355

Limited English proficiency (LEP) is challenging for oncology nursing because language barriers affect access to health services and patient outcomes. Strategies to mitigate this problem may differ based on the region of the United States and the language of the patient’s country of origin.

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