45th Annual Conference Announcement!
Richmond, VA - October 16-19, 2019
Omni Hotel - Downtown Richmond, VA

Concurrent Sessions—Friday, October 18, 2019

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 E  -  10:15 am—11:00 am - Breakout Sessions

    1. Health Seeking Behaviors in Canadian Immigrant Postpartum Women: Results of a Grounded Theory Mini-Study: Monica Gola RN MN CPMHN(c) PhD Student, School of Nursing, Duquesne University
    2. A Hospital-Based Innovative Inter-Cultural Education Program to Affect Behavioral Change in Diverse Hospital Employees: Dr. Mary Ann Durant, DNP, MSN, RN, M.Ed., Alver-nia University: Dr. Vera C. Brancato, Ed.D., MSN, RN, CNE, Alvernia University; Dr. Theresa M. Adams, Ph.D., MSN, RN, Alvernia University, Professor Emeritus
    3. Cultural Perceptions, Values, and Beliefs About Suicide and Suicide Prevention in the Puerto Rican Community: A Mini-Ethnonursing Study: Griselle B. Estrada, MSN, RN, Du-quesne University; Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN, Duquesne University
    4. Upstream Approach to Community Palliative Care to Assure End-of-Life Care for African Americans and those Living in Low-Income, Urban Areas: Kimberly A. Walker, MSN, RN
    5. Providing Culturally Competent Care to an Aging Population: Brandy Simpler, DNP, RN

Concurrent Session F  -  11:15 am –12:00 pm - Breakout Sessions

    1. What do Pharmacogenetics have to do with Cultural Humility?: Linda Sue Hammonds, DNP, University of South Alabama; Kathleen McCoy, DNSc, University of South Alabama; Vanessa Garcia, MA, BSN, Virginia; Rozlyn Johnsrud, BSN, University of South Alabama
    2. Developing a Conceptual Model on International Student Utilization of University Student Health Services: Karen S. Reed, MSN, DHSc, RN, CNE, CRRN- University of Florida Col-lege of Nursing
    3. Examining Self-Efficacy among Migrant Workers with Type Two Diabetes: Dr. Lora L. Wyss APRN-CNS, PhD, Licensed School Nurse
    4. Application of the Use of the Neuman Systems Model in Clinical Practice: Carol Bloch, PhD, RN, CTN-A, CNS, Transcultural Healthcare/Diversity Consultant/Nurse Educator, Transcultural Nurse Scholar, Neuman Systems Model Practice Center Fellow; Carolyn Bloch, PhD, RN, CTN-A, CNS, Transcultural Healthcare/Diversity Consultant/Nurse Educator, Transcultural Nurse Scholar, Neuman Systems Model Practice Center Fellow
    5. Simulation: A tool for the Development of Culturally Competent Care for the Transgender Population in Student Nurses: Connie Grim, DNP, RN, CNE. Keiser University

Concurrent Session G  -  2:00 pm—2:45 pm - Breakout Sessions

    1. A Focused Ethnography about Use of Complementary Therapies for Diabetes by Jamaican Adults in South Florida: Raquel A. Brown, PhD, RN, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing-Florida Atlantic University; Lenny Chiang-Hanisko, PhD, RN, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing-Florida Atlantic University
    2. Exploring the Cultural Meanings of Health, Self-Care, and Help-Seeking Among Young Black Men: A Focused Ethnography: Daniyel Roper, PhD, MSN, APRN-CNP, FNP-BC
    3. Increasing Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Cultural Competence: an Evaluation Study: Wenjia Liu, BSN, MSN, PhD student, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA
    4. Cards for Care: A Design Innovation for Cultural Care Provision in Residential Care: Ka-ren H. de la Cruz, PhD, RN, CTN-A Brigham Young University; Emily Ellis, BFA, MDes Al-berta Health Services

Concurrent Session H  -  3:00 pm—3:45 pm - Breakout Sessions

    1. Family and Healthcare: The Experience of Families in Relation to Care Provided to Their Hospitalized Members: Grace S. Tadzong Awasum Ph.D, MSN, BSN,RN
    2. Cultural Competence of Saudi Nursing Students: a Descriptive Study: Dr. Jehad O. Halabi
    3. Engaging in the Social Margins: Creating a Place for Belonging and Community through Transcultural Nursing: Anna Sanchez, MSN, RN, Alicia Heil, MSN, APRN, CNP, Melinda Dively-White, MSN, RN
    4. Incorporation of Patient Ideas, Concerns, and Expectations to Reduce Unnecessary Anti-biotic Prescribing Across Cultures: Mercedes Camacho-Walsh, RN, DNP, APN, FNP-BC
    5. Pregnant or Not? Decision-making Steps Employed by Rural Young Women in a Developing Country Context: Salisha Mohammed PhD, School of Nursing, Trinidad and Tobago

Breakout Panel Discussions (3) -  Friday, October 18, 2019

(4:00—4:45 pm Discussion 4:45—5:00 pm   Question/Answer)

Panel A—Culturally Competent Provider and Disability Client Relationships

    1. Culture Care for Individuals with Disabilities Teamed with a Service Dog: Joanne K. Singleton & Professor Spirit, Lienhard School of Nursing, PACE University.
    2. Voices of Haiti’s 2010 Earthquake Amputees: Margarett Alexandre PhD, MS, RN-City University of New York/York College, Jamaica NY

Panel B—Immigrant Health: Emerging Health Issues

    1. Addressing Refugees' Health Needs in the USA: A Civic Engagement Imperative for University Students: Joanna Maxwell (Basuray), RN, Ph.D., CTN-B, Towson University, Towson, Maryland
    2. Group-based Pain Management for Patients with Refugee Background – A Preliminary Qualitative Observation Study: Dorthe Susanne Nielsen; Leila Saud Abdul-Kadir; Annemette Ribe

 Panel C  - Cultural Immersion Experiences

    1. Impact of Cultural Immersion Service Learning on the Transcultural Self-Efficacy of Nursing Graduates: Julie H. Alexander-Ruff, EdD, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, FAANP; William G. Ruff, EdD
    2. Integrating an Inter-professional Framework to Prepare the Next Generation of Transcultural Nurses: The Utility of Short-term International Immersive Experiences: Dr. Whitney A. Nash, PhD, APRN, AVP Interprofessional Practice Partnerships and Assoc. Dean of Practice, University of Louisville, School of Nursing