Concurrent Session Presentations
Concurrent Breakout Session Presentations: Thursday,  October 19, 2017:
Concurrent Session A   -  10:15 am—11:00 am:

  1. Orienting Health Policy to Decrease Global Health Inequities: The Case of Multiple Forced Migrations:   
    Louise Racine PhD, RN, Full Professor, University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, Saskatoon,
    Saskatchewan, Canada.
  2. Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Strength of Cultural Affiliation Scale for Population Health
    Applications:    Julie A. Kruse PhD, RN, Oakland University, Lourdes University.
  3. Taking Action with African American Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD):  Karen
    Burkett, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Jean Anthony, PhD, RN, University
    of Cincinnati, College of Nursing; Ashley Wright, MSN, PNP-BC, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center;
    Edith Morris, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  
  4. Community-Academic Partnership to Reduce Health Disparity in Rural Appalachia:  Sandra J. Mixer, PhD,
    RN, CTN-A, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  5. The Power Over Pain - Coaching Intervention Helps African Americans with Cancer Pain to Improve
    Functional Status:  April Hazard Vallerand, PhD, RN, FAAN, Wayne State University College of Nursing, Detroit,
    Michigan USA.

Concurrent Session B  -  11:15 am—12:00 pm

  1. Integrating Genomics into Transcultural Nursing Practice to Promote Population Health: Beth Desaretz
    Chiatti, PhD, RN, CTN-B, CSN, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  2. Social Determinants of Latina Health among Residents of Lower Rio Grande Valley Colonias:  DeAnne K.
    Hilfinger Messias, PhD, RN, FAAN.
  3. Transcultural Nursing Strategies that Promote Culturally Congruent Care by Empowering Charge Nurses
    as Leaders: Sara Frazee, MSN, RN, CNN, CDN;  Jason E. Huff, MSN, RN, FNKF;  Rebecca C. Lee, PhD, RN,
  4. And the Oscar Goes to ... Using Acting to Teach Application of Transcultural Nursing Principles at the
    Bedside:  Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A, Transcultural Nursing Scholar, Professor, University
    of Michigan, Flint, Michigan; Marilyn McFarland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A, Transcultural Nursing Scholar,
    Professor, University of Michigan, Flint, Michigan.
  5. Questioning Comparability in a Comparative Ethnography:  Lauren Clark, RN, PhD, Professor, University of

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN:  12:00 — 2:00 pm

Concurrent Session C  -  2:00 pm—2:45 pm

  1. Building a Culturally Competent Nursing Workforce:  Jill Peltzer, PhD, APRN-CNS; Cynthia Teel, PhD, RN,
    FAAN; Christine Hober, PhD, RN-BC, CNE; Victoria Haynes, DNP, APRN, FNP-C.
  2. Strategies for Implementation of the Crescent of Care Nursing Model to the Bedside:  Sandy Lovering, RN,
    BSN, MBS, DHSc, CTN-A, FAAN, Executive Director, Nursing Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research
    Center (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;  Mona Alharthy, BSC. Nursing, MSc. Nursing and Healthcare, Head
    Nurse, Medical North, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi
    Arabia;      Maisa Mohammed Salamah, RN, BSN, Apheresis Cert., Cert. Clinical Simulation, Canadian Certified
    Nurse Educator (CCNE), Clinical Instructor, Nursing Development & Saudization, King Faisal Specialist Hospital &
    Research Center (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah,  Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  3. Achieving Health Equity: Infusing Global Citizenship in Cultural Competence:  Dula F. Pacquiao, EdD, RN,
    CTN-A, TNS, Adjunct Professor, Rutgers University and University of Hawaii at Hilo Schools of Nursing.   
  4. Anemia Screening for Children in Rural Peru:  Roxanne Amerson, PhD, RN, CTN-A, CNE, Clemson
    University;    Kate Ramsey, SN, Clemson University; Jenna Marie Baker, SN, Clemson University.
  5. Overcoming Linguistic/Cultural Barriers to Health Literacy:  Angelique B. Allemand, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC,
    FNP-C, CNS; Bridget Guidry, DNP, FNP-C, WHNP-C, RN.

Concurrent Session D  -  3:00 pm—3:45 pm

  1. Environmental Justice: Working Together to Improve the Health of Vulnerable Communities:  Anne
    Dressel, PhD, CFPH, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing.
  2. Outcomes of a Culturally Tailored Diabetes Education Program for Hispanic Patients in a Free Clinic:        
    Susan D. Thompson, DNP, ACNS-BC, University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois.
  3. Utilization of Health Services by Rural Women in Cameroon: a Mini-Study”:  Grace Tadzong-Awasum RN,
    MSN;    Rich Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN; Duquesne University School of Nursing.
  4. Culturally Congruent Family Decision Making at End of Life: Reducing Health Disparities in Rural
    Appalachia:      Mary Lou Clark Fornehed, PhD(c), MSN, ACNP-BC, Tennessee Technological University School
    of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing.
  5. Semiotic Ethnography Description: Care After Death of a Christian Elderly in Batak Tobanese in
    Indonesia:  Idauli Simbolon, MSN.

Breakout Panel Discussions (4) -  Thursday, October 19, 2017:  
(4:00—4:45 pm Discussion        4:45—5:00 pm   Question/Answer)

Panel A  -   Exploring Diversity Through Transcultural Nursing
  1. Could Nursing Students be Prejudiced and Not Know It?:  Carolyn Martin, RN, FNP, PhD, California State
    University, Stanislaus.
  2. Identifying Healthcare Disparities: A Patient and Family Assessment of Tertiary Pediatric Hospital Staffs’  
    Response to Diversity:  Kathryn Barrandon, BSN, MPH, CPN, Boston Children’s Hospital.
  3. An Isolated Culture Course in Baccalaureate Nursing Education: Lessons Learned:  Linda James, MSc, RN;
    Anne Stiles, PhD, RN.
  4. Growing Your Own Supply of Incoming Students:  Doreen Mingo, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE.  

Panel B  -  Publishing in the Journal of Transcultural Nursing   -  Dr. Norma Cuellar, Editor

Panel C  -  Graduate Transcultural Nursing Education
  1. “Development of a Doctor of Nursing Practice Program with a Foundation of Transcultural and Rural
    Health Promotion”:  Katharyn F. Daub, EdD, MNEd, RN, CTN-A.
  2. Farmworker Family Health Program: A Strategy to Deliver Culturally Competent Care:  Judith L. Wold, PhD,
    RN, ANEF, FAAN;  Ann Connor, DNP, RNCS, FNP.

Panel D  -  Application of Transcultural Nursing
  1. Commitment of Employees on Cultural Bill of Rights Based on Cultural Competence Educational
    Program:  Carol Bloch, PhD, RN, CTN-A, CNS;  Carolyn Bloch, PhD, RN, CTN-A, CNS.   
  2. Culturally Competent Care: An Intersection of Worldviews:  Marcus M. Gaut, DNP, RN-BC, The University of
    Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
  3. A Transcultural Approach to Understanding Implementation of Health Technologies:  Rebecca (Lichun)
    Chia, PhD; Elizabeth Bennett, MA.

Please note that all handouts posted are the intellectual property of the presenter.  
    Any use of this material outside of the TCNS 43rd Annual  Conference requires the permission of the presenter and the
    Transcultural Nursing Society.
June Strickland, Ph.D., RN, (Cherokee) is a professor in Psychosocial and Community Health Nursing at
the University of Washington School of Nursing (UW SON) in Seattle, Washington, a member of the
Transcultural Nursing Society,  and an Associate Editor for the Health Journal of Transcultural Nursing.  She
earned her M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Washington. Her nursing research focus is in community health/
transcultural population health with Pacific Northwest American Indians.  In this respect, she has conducted
research in suicide prevention with Pacific Northwest Plateau and Coast Salish tribes with National Institute of
Nursing (NINR) funding, as well as cancer prevention and women’s health screening, and developed a
teaching /research community partnership model with funding from NINR.  In her publications, she has
challenged thinking about culturally appropriate assessment; raised awareness about challenges in
conducting community based participatory research in transcultural nursing, and set forth a model of
community/academic partnership in transcultural nursing education.