48th Annual Conference Presentations

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Louisville, KY

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Keynote Presentation 8:45-10:00 - Thursday, November 3, 2022

Margaret P. Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Moss is an enrolled member of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation in North Dakota. She has equal lineage in a Dakhóta First Nation. She is the first and only American Indian to hold both Nursing and Juris Doctorates. She has been a nurse for 32 years and an academic for 22 years across 4 universities including the University of Minnesota, Yale University, SUNY Buffalo and currently at the University of British Columbia (UBC) where she is a Professor in the School of Nursing. She is currently, Interim Associate Vice President Equity & Inclusion at UBC. Previously, she directed the UBC First Nations House of Learning.  Dr. Moss was one of only 2 Indigenous women named to the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50 Impact List, 2021. She was elected to the American Academy of Nursing’s Board 2021 and sits on a Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. She is currently on an ad hoc committee as well on a review of how Federal policies (US) affect health inequities. Dr. Moss wrote an award-winning text, American Indian Health and Nursing (2015) followed by Health Equity and Nursing (2020). She co-led the development and launch of the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan (2020) with interest and uptake around the world and across Canada. She is asked to speak often on Indigenous, health, aging, diversity and policy issues with academics, health professionals and other groups nationally and internationally.


Breakout Sessions

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

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.

Poster Breakouts 7:50–8:20 am.

Poster presenters will present a three-minute overview of their poster in a breakout room each morning. There will be four to five posters per breakout room.  Posters are also available for online viewing in the secured conference portal for participants to access throughout the conference through December 1, 2022.

Poster Breakout Room 1-

A.  How do Jordanian men think about violence against women: implication for promoting cultural literacy to combat family violence: Dr. Ahlam Al- Natour. RN, Ph.D. Jordan University of Science and Technology/ Faculty of Nursing

B.  Healing through Education, Art, and Resiliency Teaching (HEART): A Classroom-level Health Intervention: Julie H. Alexander-Ruff, EdD, MSN, RN, APRN, CPNP-PC; William Ruff, EdD

C.  Care-Seeking in Resettlement: A Nursing Screening and Health Assessment Tool: Olivia Catolico, Ph.D., RN, CNL, BC, Dominican University of California, School of Health and Natural Sciences, Department of Nursing

D.  "Rural Mental Health: Optimizing Care in Communities Separated by Distance through Nursing Presence": Kathleen T. McCoy DNSc PMHNP-BC PMHCNS-BC FNP-BC FAANP, University of South Alabama, Integrated Telehealth Partners

Poster Breakout Room 2-

A.  Difficulties Experienced by Nursing Students in Japan and the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Kosuke Niitsu, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, University of Washington Bothell; Akiko Kondo, Ph.D., RN, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

B.  Family involvement in transitional care from hospital to home and its impact on older patients, families, and health care providers: A mixed-methods systematic review: Supavadee Thiengtham, MNS, Ph.D. candidate, Florida Atlantic University

C.  Program development for fostering a healthy work environment with psychological safety: A randomized control trial focusing on care workers in geriatric-care facilities in Japan: Maki Tominaga, Ph.D., RN, Setsunan University

D.  Exploring Implicit Biases Among Undergraduate Nursing Students: Jessica Alicea-Planas RN, Ph.D., MPH, CHES; Fairfield University, Associate Professor; Maria Krol, DNP, RNC-NIC, ACUE; Southern CT State University, Associate Professor

Poster Breakout Room 3-

A.  The New Essentials: Demonstrating Competency Through Reflective Journaling: Sharon See MSN, RNC-OB, CTN-A, Ashland University, Ohio; Jill Matthes DNP, RN, Ashland University, Ohio; Melessa Starnes-Damoff MSN, RN, Ashland University, Ohio

B.  Social Determinants of Vaping and Consequences to the Global Health Environment: Hazel Downing, RN, BSN, MN, Ed.D, Associate Professor of Nursing, Hawaii Pacific University, Critical Care CNS, Kuakini Medical Center

C.  Exploring the Needs of Families of the Critically Ill; A Caribbean Perspective:  Amy Burlar, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CCRN, CNE, Virginia Commonwealth University

D.  Nurses' Assessment of Muslim Families' Cultural Needs in The Intensive Care Unit: A Literature Review: Eftkhar Alroyley, MSN, RN

Poster Breakout Room 4-

A.  Health Education Program toward Second-Hand Smoke Exposure among Pregnant Women: Nesrin N. Abu-Baker, Ph.D., RN, Jordan University of Science and Technology.

B. Bridging the Gap: Raising Awareness of Diversity and Inclusion in the Teaching Environment: S. Lee Ridner, Ph.D., FNP-BC – University of South Alabama College of Nursing

C.  Saudi Adolescent Self-Management Experiences with Sickle Cell Disease: Ebtesam M. Abdushakoor, MSN, RN

8:30 ~8:45 a.m. Welcome Address - Dr. Gayle P. Russell - TCNS President
8:45 ~ 9:45 a.m. Keynote Address - Dr. Margaret Moss

9:45 ~ 10:00 a.m. Keynote Response & Discussion

10:15 ~ 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Session A

  • Breakout 1- The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Choices Among Student Nurses: Eleanor T. Campbell, EdD, RN, Professor Nursing Lehman College, City Univ. of NY, Northeast Chapter TCNS
  • Breakout 2- Cultural Competence in an Era of Inclusion and Anti-racism: Dr. Rani Srivastava, RN, Ph.D., Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada
  • Breakout 3- Nursing and Social Work Students' Attitudes Toward Amish: Dr. Rosanna F. Hess DNP, Malone University; Dr. Lora L. Wyss APRN-CNS, Ph.D., Malone University
  • Breakout 4- "Global Inter-professional Collaboration: Raising Awareness about Homelessness through the Eyes of Nurses and Social Workers": Tracy Taylor DNP, RN Evidence-based Practice (CH), The Ohio State University; Unni Jenssen, RN, MSN, MBA, Lovisenberg Diakonale Høgskole
  • Breakout 5- Beliefs concerning the administration of oral olive oil to neonates for weight gaining: a qualitative study among parents and healthcare providers in Jordan: Reem Ahamd Ali, Associate Professor, Jordan University of Science and Technology

11:00 ~ 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 ~ 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Session B

  • Breakout 1- A Study of Perceived Stress and Its Correlates Among Filipinos in the United States and Their Filipino Counterparts in the Philippines: Reimund Serafica, Ph.D., MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CNE, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Lorraine Evangelista Ph.D., RN, FAAN, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Breakout 2- Mothers' Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Donor Human Milk: Dr. Anita Noble DNSc, CNM, CTN-A, IBCLC, FTNSS, Henrietta Szold Nursing Department, Hadassah Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University; Dr. Larry Noble MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP Department of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and New York City Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst Hospital
  • Breakout 3- No Visitors: Family Perceptions of Separation from Hospitalized Loved Ones: Dr. Stacey L. Knight DNP, RN, CNE, Lamar University Jo-Anne Gay Dishman School of Nursing; Dr. Ruthie Robinson Ph.D., RN, CNS, FAEN, CEN, NEA-BC, Lamar University JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing; Dr. Cynthia Stinson Ph.D., APRN, CNS, RN-BC, Lamar University JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing
  • Breakout 4- Microaggressions: The Experiences of Diverse Graduate Nursing Students in Online Education: Lynne Zajac Ph.D., RN, Northern Kentucky University; Jitana Benton-Lee DNP, MSN, MBA-HC, NEA-BC Northern Kentucky University
  • Breakout 5- Change of intercultural sensitivity in international online course among Japanese nursing students: Jing Hua, MSN, RN, International Nursing Development, Graduate School of Health Care Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan; Akiko Kondo, RN, Ph.D., Professor, International Nursing Development, Graduate School of Health Care Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan; Kosuke Niitsu, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, USA

12:00 ~ 2:00 pm Lunch On Your Own or Join a Group - Poster Presentation Viewing 
Thursday's lunch meeting from 12:00 - 2:00 pm for the JTCN Editorial Board invitation only.

2:00 ~ 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Session C

  • Breakout 1- "Diversity and Inclusion or Tokens? A Qualitative Study of Black Women Academic Nurse Leaders in the United States": Kechinyere (Kechi) Iheduru-Anderson DNP, RN, CNE, CWCN. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University;  Shawana S. Moore DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC. Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Emory University
  • Breakout 2- Transcultural Caring and Self-care in Jamaican Adults with Diabetes: Raquel A. Brown Ph.D., RN, CNE, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University
  • Breakout 3- Experiences of Dehumanizing: Reimagining Healthcare Practice, Education, and Policy for African American Women Sexual Assault Survivors: Ashley M. Ruiz Ph.D., RN at Arizona State University
  • Breakout 4- Cardiometabolic and Mental Health in Asian Americans of Texas: A Focus on Vietnamese Americans: Angelina Nguyen, Ph.D., RN, CNE; Baylor University; Alona Angosta, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-C, FAAN; Baylor University
  • Breakout 5- Measuring Cultural Awareness in Faculty: LaWanda Baskin, Ph.D., FNP-C, FAACN-DLI, Director & Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice; Michong Rayborn, DNP, CRNA, FAANA, Associate Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice; Hwanseok W. Choi, Ph.D., Associate Professor of The Dr. Lynn Cook Hartwig Public Health Program, The University of Southern Mississippi

2:45 ~ 3:00 pm Break

3:00 ~ 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session D

  • Breakout 1- Assessing the Need and Feasibility of Integrating a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner into a Gender Diverse Clinic: Nikki Hale, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C
  • Breakout 2- The effects of COVID-19 pandemics on the mental health of nursing students in Japan and the United States: Akiko Kondo, Ph.D., RN, Tokyo Medical and Dental University; Kosuke Niitsu, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, University of Washington Bothell
  • Breakout 3- Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs of Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention in Young Adults from the Country of Georgia: Kimberley Crawford, Ph.D., MPH, RN, FNP-BC, University of West Georgia
  • Breakout 4- And the Oscar Goes to [Act 2] ... Using Acting to Teach Application of the 10 Commandments of Cultural Competence in the Delivery Room: Hiba Wehbe-Alamah Ph.D. FNP-BC CTN-A FITNESS FAAN (University of Michigan-Flint SON Professor); Marilyn McFarland Ph.D. FNP-BC CTN-A FITNESS (University of Michigan-Flint SON Professor
  • Breakout 5- Assessing the Long-term Effects of an Immersion Experience to West Africa on Nursing Practice: Karen H. de la Cruz, Ph.D., RN, AAC-NP/FNP, Brigham Young University, 1st VP of Transcultural Nursing Society; Alanis Dominguez, SN, Brigham Young University; Mikaela Daly Lubin, SN, Brigham Young University; Erin Minhondo, RN, MSNP-SN, Brigham Young University

4:00 ~ 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Session E

  • Breakout 1- eTHRIVE: Bringing theory to life using innovative virtual simulation through community-academic collaboration to engage and promote the capacity for culturally competent public health nursing care.: Lisa Davenport Ph.D. RN CEN – University of Tennessee; Vicki Gregg MSN APRN – Remote Area Medical; Susan Hébert MSMS, RN, CHSE – University of Tennessee; Meghan Parson MPH, BSN, RN-CHPN – University of Tennessee
  • Breakout 2- The Role of Transcultural Nurses in Addressing the Future of Nursing and the AACN Essentials: Patti Ludwig-Beymer, Ph.D., RN, CTN-A, NEA-BC, CPPS, FTNSS, FAAN
  • Breakout 3- Psychometric Properties of a Theory of Planned Behavior Questionnaire for Assessing the Intention to Seek Mental Health Services Among Arabs in the United States: Ohoud Alosais, MSN, RN
  • Breakout 4- Feasibility Study of Implementation of a Discrimination Screening Question During Palliative Care Consults in an Academic Medical Center: Amy Sevick, BSN, RN, MS, FNP-BC, ACHPN
  • Breakout 5- Fostering Cultural Safety in Nursing Education: Experiential Learning on an American Indian Reservation: Julia Mattingly, DNP, RN, PHCNS-BC, Indiana University Southeast School of Nursing

END OF DAY 2- Evaluations Completed Online

Please note that the program lists the presenters of the content only. A complete list of authors appears in the Book of Abstracts, available to all conference participants. Thank you!
All meals and events are subject to current local health and safety guidelines due to COVID19.

Gala Dinner Program 6:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday, November 3, 2022 - $75.00 per ticket - Advanced ticket purchase required

Please join us in celebrating the accomplishment of transcultural nursing and the Transcultural Nursing Society! Everyone is welcome to join us for dinner and an evening of awards and entertainment. Get to know new members and participants and reconnect with friends and colleagues.