44th Annual Conference Announcement!
San Antonio, TX - October 17-20, 2018
Embassy Suites on the Riverwalk!
125 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

Breakout Panel Discussions (3)—Saturday, October 20, 2018

(8:30—9:30 am  Discussion                9:30—9:45 am   Question/Answer)

Please note that the sessions list the presenters of the content.  A full list of authors appears in the Book of Abstracts available to all conference participants.  Thank you!

Panel A  - Transcultural Education

  1. The Enhancement of Non-Nursing Students’ Perceived Self-Efficacy and Cultural Competence Through Use of Innovative Transcultural Activities: Mary Ann Durant, DNP, MSN, RN, MEd, Alvernia University.
  2. The Impact of a Teaching Intervention on Cultural Competence Knowledge: Dr. Victoria Haynes, DNP, APRN, FNP-C-Mid, America Nazarene University, Olathe, Kansas
  3. Strategies to Enhance Student and Faculty Intercultural Competence Development: Penny R. Marzalik, PhD, APRN-CNM, IBCLC, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing;  Elizabeth Fitzgerald, EdD, APRN-CNS, PMH-BC, CTN-B, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing
  4. Putting Theory to the Test in Culturally Diverse Clinical Settings: Lora L. Wyss PhD, APRN-CNS;  Karen Distelhorst MSN, APRN-CNS

Panel B—Transcultural Nursing Community and Mental Health

  1. Social Determinants of Health in South Texas Colonias: A Joint Effort between Military Reservists to Bridge Healthcare Needs in an Underserved Minority Population: Mary Jane Hamilton RN, PhD, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi;  Jason E. Saladiner Ed.D, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  2. Listen To My Heart Community Dialogue: A Transcultural, Multidisciplinary, Community Engagement to Advance Health Care: Meg Patchett, PhD;  Delores D Benn, DNP, MSN, RN
  3. Advancing Racial/Ethnic/Cultural Sensitivity among PHNP Students through Education, Practice, and Experience”: Tanya R. Sorrell, PhD, PMHNP-BC

Panel C—Transcultural Nursing and Homeless

  1. A Study of Service-Learning (SL) for Homeless Clients with Mental Illness: Chin-Nu Lin, PhD, MSN, MA, RN, Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, TX
  2. Leveraging the Transcultural Connectedness of Nursing Research & Practice to Tackle the "Wicked Problem” of Homelessness: Rebecca C. Lee, PhD, MSN, RN, PHCNS-BC, CTN-A, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Associate Professor
  3. Culturally Acceptable Advance Care Planning and Advanced Directives for Persons Experiencing Homelessness: Whitney Stone, BSN, RN, Staff Nurse, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital;  Sandra Mixer, PhD, RN, CTN-A, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing

Concurrent Sessions—Saturday, October 20, 2018

Please note that the sessions list the presenters of the content.  A full list of authors appears in the Book of Abstracts available to all conference participants.  Thank you!

 Concurrent Session I  -  10:00 am—10:45 am

  1. Self-Determination Related to Issues Among Saudi Women: Jehad Omar Al-Halabi, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Al Ahsa, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
  2. Depression and Anxiety among Re-settled Bhutanese Nepali Refugees in Northeast Ohio: Rosanna F. Hess, DNP, RN  Malone University, Canton, OH; Ratchneewan Ross, PhD, RN, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC; Martha Baird, PhD, RN,  University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  3. Leininger's Culture Care Theory and Ethnonursung Research Method - What's New in The Who's Who?: Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A, Professor, University of Michigan-Flint;  Marilyn McFarland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A, Professor, University of Michigan-Flint
  4. Understanding Mi’kmaw Women’s Experiences Accessing Prenatal Care in Rural Nova Scotia: Laura Burns, RN, BScN
  5. Transcultural Considerations in a Time of Global Health Transformation: Attaining the UN Sustainable Development Goals: William E. Rosa, MS, APRN, FCCM

Concurrent Session J—11:00 am—11:45 am

  1. Creating and Sustaining an International Partnership to Advance Nursing Practice: Shelby L. Garner PhD, RN, CNE  Baylor University;  Leena Lourdu Swamy PhD(c), RN Bangalore Baptist Hospital;  Shelley Conroy, EdD, RN, CNE  Baylor University;  Lyn Prater, PhD, RN, CNE  Baylor University
  2. Pre and Post Measurement of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Haitian Healthcare Providers Trained to Perform Cervical Cancer Screening with Alternative Procedures: Teresa Betts-Cobau, DNP, WHNP, CNM
  3. Finding the Leader Within: The Experiences of DNP Graduates During a Nursing Leadership in Population Health Program: Susan R. Allen, PhD, RN-BC, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
  4. The Meaning of Cultural Care, Health and a Drug-Free Life in Teenagers Gunas. Panama: Griselda Gonzalez, Universidad De Panama; Lidya de Isaacs,  Universidad De Panama
  5. Long-Term Effects of Baccalaureate Students’ International Nursing Experiences on Practicing Nurses: Gale P. Sewell PhD, RN, CNE   University of Northwestern - St. Paul

2018 Conference Wrap Up & Closing     12:00—12:30 pm

2019 Conference Presentation