Concurrent Session Presentations
|Concurrent Session Presentations: Saturday, October 21, 2017
|Breakout Panel Discussions (3)—Saturday, October 21, 2017
(8:30—9:30 am Presentations - 9:30—9:45 am Question/Answer)
Panel A – LGBTQ and Transcultural Nursing
- Applying Transcultural Nursing Knowledge to Reduce Health Disparities in Transgender and Gender-
Nonconforming People: Katherine Sullivan PhD, RN, CEN, CNE, CTN-A, University of Northern Colorado.
- Providing Culturally Competent Care to the LGBT Population: Lori E. Ciafardoni, MSN/ED, RN.
- Navigating and Understanding Gender Identity: Tyler Traister MSN, RN-BC, CNE, OCN, CTN-A.
Panel B –Social Determinants of Health
- Evaluating the Impact of a Long-Term Transitional Housing Center to Address Complex Issues Facing
Low-Income, Addicted, African American Women: Anne Dressel, PhD, CFPH, University of Wisconsin-
Milwaukee College of Nursing.
- Utilizing Data Mining, Zip Codes, Websites, and Other Resources to Educate Nurses About Health
Disparities in Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Populations: Mary Ann Durant, MSN, RN, M.Ed.; Theresa
Adams, Ph.D., MSN, RN; Vera Brancato, Ed.D., MSN, BSN, RN, CNE.
Panel C –Transcultural Nursing and the Nursing Workforce
- Diversity in Academic Faculty: A Purposeful Plan for a Culturally Diverse Nursing Workforce: Rosario
Medina, PhD, FNP-BC, ACNP, CNS, Assistant Dean of Graduate Nursing Programs/Associate Professor,
University of Colorado College of Nursing; Latina Brooks, PhD, CNP, Assistant Professor/Director, MSN
Program, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
- Building the Foundation for Culturally Competent Healthcare Providers: Katherine Bydalek, MSN, FNP-
BC, PhD, University of South Alabama, Member Transcultural Nursing Society; Kelly Stauter, DNP, FNP-BC,
MSN, RN, University of South Alabama; Emily Sawyer Bentley, DNP, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC, University of South
- “Critical Culture Recognition: Applying Nursing Theory to the Delivery of Healthcare to
Underrepresented Populations”: Karen de la Cruz, PhD-C, RN, CTN-A, AACNP/FNP; Paul S. Smith PhD,
RN, CCRN, CNE.
Concurrent Sessions—Saturday, October 21, 2017
Concurrent Session I - 10:00 am—10:45 am
- Measuring Intercultural Competence in Hospital and Clinic Nursing Staff: LuAnn Reif, PhD, RN,
Professor, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University; Rachelle Larsen, PhD, RN, Chair and Professor,
College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University.
- You’ve got to love yourself”: PhotoVoice Stories from African Americans and Latinos Living with
Diabetes: Ninfa Peña-Purcell, PhD, MCHES, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
- Improving Population Health with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Global
Citizenship Education: Connie Sobon Sensor, PhD, RN, CTN-A; Rutgers University School of Nursing,
Assistant Professor and Director of the School Nurse Program; Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
of Nursing, Liaison to the United Nations.
- Development of a Transcultural Model of Community of Healing: Edith Morris, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC,
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Karen Burkett, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC, Cincinnati Children’s
Hospital Medical Center.
- The Reproductive Health Experiences of U.S. Dwelling Somali Bantu Women: Kafuli Agbemenu, PhD,
MPH, MSN, RN, CTN-A.
Concurrent Session J—11:00 am—11:45 am
- When Care Meets Culture: Jennie Gunn, PhD, FNP-BC, CTN-A; GK Rikabi, DNP, FNP-BC; Linda Sue
Hammonds, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC; Katherine Bydalek, MSN, FNP-BC, PhD; Jackie Lollar, DNP,
RN; Beth Lincoln, MSN, RN, NP, CTN-A; Warren Hebert, DNP, RN, CAE; Callie Cheese, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP-
- Co-Cultural Communication Strategies of African American Women During the Clinical Encounter for
Depression Care: Cassie Wardlaw, MSW, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Donna Shambley-Ebron, PhD, RN, CTN-A.
- A Needs Assessment Among Those Caring for Non-English Speaking Pregnant Migrant Women in
Philadelphia: Alycia Ham, RNC-OB, DNP, WHNP-BC, CRNP.
- Correlates of Dominicans’ Identification of Cancer as a Worrisome Health Problem: Dr. Alsacia L.
Sepulveda-Pacsi, RN, DNS, CEN, CCRN, FNP.
- Contributions of Population Health to Reduce Health Disparities Emanating from Participative
Community Action in Transcultural Populations: Janice Unruh Davidson, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, FNP-BC,
NEA-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAANP, FNAP, Chamberlain University.
2017 Conference Wrap Up & Closing 12:00—12:30 pm
2018 Conference Presentation
12:30 –12:45 Online Evaluations for Day 3 ~ END OF CONFERENCE~
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