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
    Alabama.  
  • “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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.  
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. 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-
    BC.
  2. 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.
  3. A Needs Assessment Among Those Caring for Non-English Speaking Pregnant Migrant Women in
    Philadelphia:  Alycia Ham, RNC-OB, DNP, WHNP-BC, CRNP.
  4. Correlates of Dominicans’ Identification of Cancer as a Worrisome Health Problem:  Dr. Alsacia L.
    Sepulveda-Pacsi, RN, DNS, CEN, CCRN, FNP.
  5. 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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