Dr Akram.Omeri (nee Salek),OAM,PhD, RN,CTN-A, TCN Scholar (2005) Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing (FACN)

Director, Transcultural Nursing & Health Care Consulting Services

Address: PO Box 4046 Homebush South NSW 2140
Email : akram.omeri@gmail.com

Website: www.drakramomeri.com

Mobile: +61 403 761 488
Telephone: +61 2 9746 9455

Expertise Areas:

Culture care of (Iranians, Immigrant nurses, Refugees, Indigenous People, Cultural competencies)

Transcultural Topics:  TCN in Multicultural Australia, The place of TCN in nurse education!!!, TCN: Refugees and Asylum seekers, TCN and Indigenous people, TCN in Global Health,

Cultural Groups:  Iranian immigrants/refugees, Afghan refugees, Immigrant nurses, Refugees & Displaced people, Indigenous People,

Clinical Topics:  Cultural diversity in Healthcare, Aging in a mono-cultural society, Refugee & Asylum seekers, Child and family (immigrants),  Community Health,

Research Methodology:   Ethnonursing,  Ethnography,  Phenomenology, Mixed Methods,  Survey method

Reflective Practice

Languages spoken, read/write*:

Persian (Farsi)
Studied Arabic and Italian
Certified Translator (NAATI) National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters, Canberra, Australia

Select Publications:

Book Chapters

Omeri, A (2015). Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A Pathway to Culturally Congruent Practices in TCN Education, Research, and Practice in Australia. In: M McFarland & H B

Wehbe-Alamah. In: Leininger’s Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A worldwide Nursing Theory, 3e. Jones and Bartlett Learning (443-469).

Raymond, L & Omeri, A. (2015). Transcultural Midwifery: Culture Care for Mauritian immigrant Childbearing Families Living in NSW, Australia. In: M McFarland & H B Wehbe –Alamah (2015). Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A worldwide Nursing Theory, 3e. Burlington, MA, Jones & Bartlett Learning (pp.183-249).

Journal Articles

Omeri, A. (2014). Where culture meets care. Nursing Review, issue 10/October (Dedicated to ML on the 40 Anniversary of TCNS)

Omeri, A (2008) Epilogue: advancing transcultural nursing through collaboration. In: A Omeri & M McFarland (2008) (eds.). Advances in Contemporary Transcultural Nursing. Special Issue in TCN 2e Contemporary Nurse Journal 28 (1-2): 207-210.

Omeri A, Lennings C & Raymond, L (2004). Hardiness and transformational coping in asylum seekers: The Afghan experience. Journal of Diversity in Health & Social Care in Community 1(1): 21-30.

Present/Future Directions