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

Poster Presentations

Poster presenters are requested to be available for questions:  Thursday, October 18th from 7:50—8:20 am & Friday, October 19th from 7:50—8:20 am

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

  1. Meaning of Bush Medicine to Jamaicans: Review of the Literature: Raquel A Brown PhD Candidate, MSN, RN
  2. Assessing the Mental Health of Refugees Relocated to Kansas City, Kansas, Using the Refugee Health-Screener-15 (RHS-15): Martha B. Baird PhD, APRN/CNS-BC, CTN-A
  3. A Revolution of Transcultural Nursing Competence among College Nursing Students: Chang, Luna, Dr.PH, National Tainan Junior College of Nursing, Department of Nursing
  4. Promoting Cultural Competence of a Culturally Diverse Veteran Population through Simulation: Dr. Joyce Arlene Ennis, Texas Women’s University
  5. The Use of Online Modules in a Concept Based Curriculum: Building a Foundation for Culture in First Year Nursing Students: Tara L. Flood, MSN, RN, CBC
  6. International Women: Cultural Beliefs of Ethiopian Immigrant Women Living in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States: Beth Desaretz Chiatti, PhD, RN, CTN-B, Drexel University
  7. Culture Care for the Hmong: A Flower Cloth Model of Care: Linda Yang, DNP, APRN, CNP
  8. “We try to stay independent … but we still need them.” Anabaptist Lay Caregivers’ Experiences of Caring for Burned and Injured Patients:  Rosanna F Hess, DNP, RN, Malone University School of Nursing & Health Sciences, Canton, OH, USA
  9. A Postcolonial Analysis of International Placements among Undergraduate Nursing Students: Louise Racine RN PhD, Full Professor, University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, Saskatoon, SK, Canada;  Susan Fowler-Kerry RN PhD, Full Professor, University of Saskatchewan, College of Nursing, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  10. Addressing Racism Experienced by Nurses through Transcultural Nursing Education, Practice, Administration, and Research Collaboration: Patti Ludwig-Beymer, PhD, RN, CTN-A, NEA-BC, CPPS, FAAN; Associate Professor, Purdue University Northwest
  11. Communication Exercise: An Active Learning Transcultural Experience: Mary Grace Yousef, RN, MS, CNE;  Marie Manio, RN, BSN, PCCN
  12. University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing’s Veterans Student Success Coaching Initiative: John W. Collins, MS, RN
  13. Looking Upstream in the Country: Creating Rural Partnerships for NP Students to Reduce Downstream Health Disparities in Rural Communities:  Constance Creech, EdD, RN, ANP-BC, Professor of Nursing and Director of Graduate Nursing Affairs, University of Michigan-Flint  School of Nursing;  Margaret Andrews, PhD, CTN-A, FAAN, Dean of the School of Nursing and Professor of Nursing,  University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing;  Janet Paulson, MPH, BSN, RN, Program Manager, University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing, Denise Cooper, DNP, RN, ANP-BC Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing;  Tiffany Bishop, BS, Data Manager, University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing
  14. Culturally Competent Care to the People of the Book: Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A, Professor, University of Michigan-Flint;  Linda Sue Hammonds, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama
  15. Ethnohistory of the Transcultural Nursing Scholars and their Contributions to Nursing Education, Practice, Research, Consultation, and Administration: 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;  Margaret Andrews, PhD, RN, FAAN, CTN-A, Dean and Professor, University of Michigan-Flint;  Samantha Lograsso, BSN, RN, DNP Student
  16. Nursing students’ attitudes and perceived usefulness of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies in conjunction with traditional medicine in nursing students experiencing a Public and Global International Health clinical practicum in Czechia:  Petr Ruda MS, FNP-C, Brigham Young University.
  17. Preventing Heart Failure in a Culturally Diverse Population: Ashley K. Hughes, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
  18. Improving Diabetes Self-Care Education Processes for Hispanic Elderly Using a Culturally-Competent, Age-Specific Approach: Olubanke M. Babalola, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, RRT
  19. Evaluating the Impact of the Viva más y mejor…con su diabetes bajo control Educational DVD on Glycemic Control: Kimberly Griffith, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC;  J. Cayenne Claasen-Luttner, BSN, RN, PhD
  20. Mental Illness among Asian Americans: An Integrative Review: Meng Zhoa PhD, RN, Assistant Professor,  Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi;  Eva M. Bell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, PMHNP, CNS, Assistant Professor     Texas A&M University
  21. Recruiting and mentoring students as nursing faculty at University of Rwanda: A Model: Olivia Bahemuka, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CTN-B, Belmont University
  22. Characteristics of Changes of Cultural Sensitivities: Japanese Nursing Students' Experiences of Study Abroad Program : Ms. Tomiko Toda, RN, MEd, Assistant Professor, Konan Women’s University, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
  23. Transcultural Clinical Nursing Women's Health Aromatherapy: Pam Conrad PGd, BSN, RN, CCAP
  24. Lessons Learned: Non-American Indian researcher conducting research with American Indian Populations in NC:  Betty Nance-Floyd, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  25. Homeless Pregnant Women's Barriers to Healthcare Access and Nurse Strategies for Prenatal Care: Amber N. Sherman, MSN, RN, Instructor in Clinical Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
  26. Exploring the Healthcare Seeking Experiences of Undocumented African Women in the United States: Oluwatoyin Olukotun, RN, BSN. University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
  27. Social Capital of Childrearing Mothers in Japan: Discussion from a Cultural Perspective: Noriko Kaneko, RN, PHN, MS, Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University;  Keiko Agawa, RN, MNS, The University of Shimane
  28. An Insight into Japanese Medical Culture of End-of-Life Care in Rural Areas Lacking Adequate Medical Care Services: Keiko Agawa, RN, MNS, The University of Shimane;  Noriko Kaneko, RN, PHN, MS Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University.
  29. A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Approach to Understanding the African-American Faculty Experience in Predominately White Schools of Nursing: Lisa Whitfield-Harris, PhD, MBA, RN
  30. Identifying Maternal Healthcare Needs of Pregnant Refugee Women in Utah: Amanda Brower, SN, Brigham Young University College of Nursing, Provo, UT, USA
  31. Exploration of Transcultural Nursing with Baccalaureate Honors Students Using Evidence-based Strategies to Promote Culturally Tailored Care: Leigh Shaver, RN, MSN, A&M University –Corpus Christi ;  Peyton Gravley, SN, TAMUCC;  Katarina Euresti, SN, TAMUCC;  Kaitlyn Rather, SN, TAMUCC;  Grace Kimball, SN, TAMUCC;  Janelle Vargas, SN, TAMUCC
  32. Disability-Competent Care: Strategies for Health Care Professionals: Omobola Awosika Oyeleye, EdD, JD, MSN, MED, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CPHQ, Assistant Professor-Clinical, University of Texas at Houston Cizik School of Nursing
  33. Strategically Developing Nursing Leadership Capacity and Upscaling Practice in Vietnam Through Implementing a Transcultural Partnership Model: Shelley F. Conroy, EdD, MS, RN, CNE;  Lori A. Spies, PhD, RN, NP-C
  34. Integrating Health Literacy and Ethnogeriatric Training for Anesthesia Providers to Improve Perioperative Care of the Geriatric Patient: Autumn D. Spence, DNP, ANP-BC
  35. Transcultural Nursing and Mental Health of Foreign Patients: Trust as an Effective Tool in Nursing Care: Giorgia Scaletta ( Doctor Nursing ); Elizabeth DE La Cruz ( Doctor nursing, Professor nursing school)
  36. Language Cultural Mediation: Instrument of Efficacy of Nursing Assistance, of the XXI Century: Anna Affatigato (Doctor Nursing);  Elizabeth DE La Cruz (Doctor nursing, Professor nursing school)
  37. Cultural Competent Relationships Among Nursing Students and Implications on their Awareness of Culturally Competent Care: Ronen Segev, R.N, PhD Student, Department of Nursing, Ruppin Academic Center
  38. A Graduate Student’s Approach to Advancing Cultural Healthcare through Mentoring: Maren Topham, RN, FNPs
  39. Incorporating the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in a Post-Licensure Nursing Program: Patricia M. Burke, PhD, RNC, CNE, Touro College School of Health Sciences
  40. A Glimpse into Guatemala Culture & Health Needs: A Mentored Study Abroad Program for Nurse Practitioner Students During a Short Term Medical Mission: Sandra R. Richards DNP, FNP- BC
  41. Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening of Hispanic-American and African-American Women: Viola Benavente, PhD, RN, APN, St. David’s School of Nursing, Texas State University, Round Rock, TX
  42. Nurses’ Views on their Roles and Responsibilities in Reducing Infection Rates in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Focus-Group Study: Chiyoung Lee MSN, RN
  43. Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus and its Vaccine Among Nursing Students in Cambodia: Kyoung Eun Lee, PhD, MSN, RN, WHCNP, College of Nursing & Health Science, Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi, TX, USA
  44. PICO(T): Bringing Evidence-Based Practice Process to the Novice Level through Global Education: Allison Huffman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
  45. A Comparative Study between Japan and China of Influencing Factors on Family Functioning in Families with an Elderly Person who Suffers from Depression: A Literature Review: Naohiro Hohashi, PhD, RN, PHN, FAAN, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe University, Hyogo, Japan
  46. The Correlation of Fertility Problem and Partnership, Marital Relationship, and Family Functioning of Infertile Couples in Japan: Junko Honda, PhD, RN, PHN, CTN-A,  Graduate school of Health Sciences, Kobe University, Japan;  Naohiro Hohashi, PhD, RN, PHN, FAAN,  Graduate school of Health Sciences, Kobe University, Japan
  47. Living in a Digital Age: Role of Nurses in Using Social Media to Enhance Transcultural Nursing: Priscilla L. Sagar, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC, CTN-A, Professor, School of Nursing, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY;  Patricia M. Burke, PhD, CNE, RNC, Associate Professor, Touro College, Brooklyn, NY;  Margherite Matteis, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, Regis College, Weston, MA;  Connie Sobon Sensor, PhD, RN, CTN-A, Rutgers University School of Nursing, Newark, NJ;  Lilly Mathew, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs, York College CUNY, Jamaica, NY
  48. Social Determinants of Health Monitoring in Pediatric Primary Care: Importance, Screening, Intervention, and Follow-up: Rubab Qureshi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Rutgers University School of Nursing
  49. End of Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit from a Critical Race Perspective: Leslie Shaw MSN, RN, ACNP-BC
  50. Implementing Skin-to-Skin Contact After Birth in a Rural Setting in India: A Quality Improvement Project: Lindsey Crossman, BSN, RN, DNP-c Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Midwifery Program