49th Annual Conference Presentations!

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Please note that the sessions list the presenters of the content. In addition, a complete list of authors appears in the Book of Abstracts, available to all conference participants.


Breakout Sessions

There are five options per breakout participants choose one of the five to attend. Each breakout is 45 minutes in length.

Poster Breakouts 7:30-8:20 a.m.

Grab your breakfast and join a table to discuss the poster presentations. Viewing of posters may be done online in the confer-ence portal. Posters will be available online for viewing until December 1, 2023
A limited number of printed materials will be available for sharing at each table. Thank you!
Table Number 1:

A. The impact of social determinants of health care for Latinos experiencing COVID-19: Heather Caramanzana, Ph.D., RN, NPD-BC, NE-BC, CRRN, Glen Cove Hospital, Northwell Health System, New York; Paola Wilches, MSN, RN, GERO-BC, NPD-BC, Glen Cove Hospital, Northwell Health System, New York

B. Low Health Literacy Interventions in the Adult Primary Care Setting: Paula Bendigo DNP, FNP-C, RN

Table Number 2:

A. Transcultural Nursing and Artificial Intelligence: What You Need to Know: Amber McCall Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC

B. Utilization of a Literature Analysis to Support Creation of a National Pilot Infection Control Training Program in Cambodia: Karen S. Reed, MSN, DHSc, RN, CNE, CRRN, CNL, University of Florida, College of Nursing

Table Number 3:

A. Understanding the Perspectives and Experiences of Host Community Residents in Low-and Middle-Income Countries with Short-Term Medical Missions: A Qualitative Exploration: Vidhya Sivanantham, RN(EC), NP-Adult, BSCN, MN, Post-Masters NP Diploma, PhD (student) (Humber College/Queen’s University)

B. Improving Global Education on Whole Genomic Sequencing of the Newborn: Hazel Downing, RN, MN, Ed.D, Associate Professor of Nursing, Hawaii Pacific University. CNS Emergency and Critical Care, Kuakini Medical Center

Table Number 4:

A. Engagement in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research among Filipino Americans (FA) in Florida: Maria Danet Lapiz Bluhm, Ph.D., RN, MSCI, FAAN, ANEF, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

B. The Future of Maternal Child Health BSN Nursing Education: Development and Delivery of a Groundbreaking MCH Equity Fellow-ship Program: Jessica A. Devido, Ph.D., APRN, CPNP, Associate Professor, Director of the MCH Equity Fellowship, Duquesne University School of Nursing; Iyanna Bridges Birth and Postpartum Doula, Birthing Hut

Table Number 5:

A. An Immersion Clinical Experience used to introduce Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) to a rural clinic in Guatemala- while increasing cultural competency skill development for nurse practitioner Students.”: Rosario Medina PhD, FNP-BC, ACNP, CNS, FAANP, FAAN

B. Optimization of the Sunrise Model Using Geospatial Methodology to Understand Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural Georgia: Bridget Hamilton BSN MPH University of South Carolina

Table Number 6:

A. A qualitative analysis of sexual diversity students' representations using Narrative Photography in a transcultural nursing course: Juan M. Leyva. Ph.D., MSc, CHNS, BSN. Associate Professor at Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain); M. Dolors Bernabeu. PhD, BAnth, PMHNS, BSN. Nursing Department Director at Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain)

B. Barriers to Quality Healthcare for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Constance E. McIntosh, EdD, MBA, RN (Ball State University); Michael G. McIntosh, MA (Auburn University); David E. McIntosh, Ph.D. (Ball State University)

Table Number 7:

A. Reinforcing Empathy in Nursing Students in Critical Care Courses: Transcultural Story-Telling with Clinical Accuracy: Jillian Craft MSN, RN, Texas Tech University Health and Science Center

B. An international collaboration exploring current cervical cancer prevention in Tonga: Sarah H. Davis, MS, APRN, FNP; Mikayla Shefchik, SN

Table Number 8:

A. Depression and Depression Literacy among Adolescent School Students: Findings from Jordan: Yasmin Al-Shannaq, Ph.D., PMHCNS, RN - Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

B. Addressing the Challenges of Cultural Competency in Nursing: Asmaret Fissehaye BSN, RN

Table Number 9:

A. Culturally Modified Diabetes Prevention Program to Reduce Diabetes Risk”: Tylette Santana, DNP, ANP-BC, RN

B. Teaching Nursing Students How Culture and Health Beliefs Influence Our Patient’s Perception of Pain: Nina Zimmermann, EdD, APRN, ANP-BC; Rhonda Pugh, EdD, R

8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Panel Presentations

Panel Breakout Room 1:  Journal of Transcultural Nursing: Beginning a Dialogue on Artificial Intelligence: Perils, Pitfalls, and Proper Use: Norma G. Cuellar, Ph.D., RN, FTNCC, FAAN, Editor; Editorial Board Members: Patti Ludwig-Beymer, Ph.D., RN, CTN-A, NEA-BC, FTNSS, FAAN; Reimund Serafica, Ph.D., RN; Rick Zoucha, Ph.D., APRN-BC, CTN-A, FTNSS, FAAN

Panel Breakout Room 2: Transcultural Nursing and Education Symposium Panel

  • Using Cross-Cultural Interviewing to Develop Cultural Humility in Undergraduate Students Enrolled in a Global Health Course: Anna Kell MS, RN, CNE; Ashley Lee, MSN, RN, CNE
  • Cultural Competence: Transcultural Self-efficacy in Nursing and Public Health Students: Patricia Burrell, Ph.D., APRN, BC, CNE
  • “Fostering Cultural Humility in Nursing Students Through Community Partnerships”: Maria V Roche-Dean, Ph.D., RN, WMU Bronson School of Nursing, Kalamazoo, MI; Angela Groves, Ph.D., RN, CNE, WMU Bronson School of Nursing, Kalamazoo, MI

Nursing and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Symposium Panel

  • Preparing Providers in Recognizing and Managing Bias Appropriately Using a Triadic Embedded Course Workshop with Graduate Students: Kathleen T McCoy DNSc PMHNP-BC PMHCNS-BC FNP-BC FAANP; Kirsten E Pancione DNP PMHNP-BC FNP-C
  • History's Impact of Racism in Healthcare Equity Today: Beth Lincoln MSN, RN, NP, CTN-A
  • Holistic approaches to serving nursing student populations to impact the diversity of the nursing workforce: Christi Glesmann, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE; Mindy Barna, EdD, MSN, RN

Panel Breakout Room 4: Transcultural Nursing and Study Abroad

  • “Building Bridges: Advancing Cross-Cultural Nursing Education and Exchange Through Virtual Communities of Practice”: Bette Bogdan Ph.D.; MSN; RN-BC;CCM;PHN; Dr. Kimya Nance Ph.D., MSN RN
  • Developing cultural awareness and sensitivity in nursing students via short-term study abroad experiences:  Petr Ruda DNP, APRN, FNP-C; Made-line Childs BYU SN; Reagan Ross BYU SN
  • Implementing Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) for Healthcare Studies students: Dr Amanda Mack PhD RN

Break 9:45 ~ 10:00 a.m.

Concurrent Session K: 10:00– 10:45 a.m.

Breakout Room 1: Improving the Theory-Practice Gap by Completing a Capstone Clinical in Italy: Marilyn D. Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Board member, International Home Care Nurses Organization (IHCNO); Dean’s Advisory Council, Jefferson College of Nursing; Marianne Kerr, Ph.D., MSN, RN, PCCN-K, CNE Assistant Professor; Director of Undergraduate Programs-Dixon Campus, Jefferson College of Nursing; Megan Mook, DNP, RN, CNE Assistant Professor of Nursing; Jefferson College of Nursing.

Breakout Room 2: Analysis of Health Care Services Satisfaction Among Spanish-Speaking Populations in the Upper Midwest: Maria Graf Ph.D., RN, CTN-A

Breakout Room 3: Barriers To Effective Childhood Asthma Self-Care Management Among Families in Low-Income Minority Communities: Sylvaria (Sylvie) Oyinkolade, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CALA

Breakout Room 4: The Conundrum of Power in Cultural Competence: Ann Pottinger, RN, MN Ph.D. Student, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, York University; Rani H. Srivastava RN, Ph.D., Dean, School of Nursing, Thompson Rivers University

10:45 ~ 11:00 a.m. Break

Concurrent Session L: 11:00– 11:45 a.m.

Breakout 1: Addressing Substance Use Stigma and Bias in the Inpatient Setting: An Examination to Support Interactive Training for Healthcare Providers: Tara Flood DNP MSN RN CBC Jefferson College of Nursing

Breakout 2: Lessons Learned from the Pilot Family Model of Diabetes Self-Management Intervention in the Republic of the Marshall Islands: Pearl A. McElfish, Ph.D., College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest, Springdale, AR USA

Breakout 3: Adaptation of an mHealth Intervention for Stress and Emotional Regulation in Millennial Caregivers: Michael Thomas, DNP, APRN, PHMNP-BC, CNE; Shane Burt, SN

Breakout 4: Cultural Communication Focused Training Seminar during an RO1 funded Multi-Site Pediatric Oncology Provider delivered Communication Intervention: Verna L. Hendricks-Ferguson, Ph.D., RN, FPCN, FAAN

11:45 ~ 12:00 p.m. Break

12:00-12:15 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2023

Closing Conference /Online Evaluations/Online CE Form Completion

End of Conference - SAFE Travels Home!

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