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

Concurrent Sessions—Thursday, October 18, 2018

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 A   -  10:15 am—11:00 am

  1. A Nine Year Journey of Nursing Students Advancing Healthcare in Ecuador: Education, Screenings, and Interventions: Sondra Heaston, MS, NP-C, CEN, CNE;  Sheri P. Palmer, DNP, RN, CNE, CTN-A
  2. Community Based Education: Decreasing Depression Stigma and Increasing Depression Literacy in African American Women: Monique L. Scott DNP, PMHNP-BC, Wilkes University Passan School of Nursing
  3. Traditional Chinese Medicine: Reconsidering Health Care in the U.S.: K. Voreis, MSN, RN, CNE; S. Conroy, EdD, MS, RN, CNE
  4. Using a Global Health Blog to Promote a Global Agenda for Transcultural Nursing: Roxanne Amerson, PhD, RN, CTN-A, CNE, Clemson University
  5. A Call for Inclusion of Social Justice in Transcultural Nursing during Changing Times: Karen Burkett PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center;  Donna Shambley-Ebron PhD, RN, TCN; University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing;  Jean Anthony, PhD, RN ; University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing;  Edith Morris, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC; University of Cincinnati, School of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services

Concurrent Session B  -  11:15 am—12:00 pm

  1. The Experiences, Values, and Beliefs of Spanish Speaking, Limited English Proficient (LEP) Parents of Mexican Origin Whose Children Are Hospitalized: An Ethnonursing Mini-Study: Jennifer Stephen MSN, RN, CPN;  Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
  2. Preserving Culture Through Means Of Accompaniment: Igbo Youth In Minnesota: Chinyere Clara Obasi, DNP, MSN, PHN, LSN, RNC
  3. Which Patient Gets the Pillow? A Look at Implicit Bias and its Role in Health Care Disparities: Michelle T. Mooney MSN, RN
  4. Competency Development Among Interpreters –A Multi-Method Study: Dorthe S. Nielsen, RN, MHS, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Docent, Migrant Health Clinic, Odense University Hospital, Center for Global Health, University of Southern Denmark, Health Sciences Research Center, University College Lillebaelt
  5. Building Sustainability and Resiliency in Support of Women at End of Life: What the U.S. can Learn from Malawian Women Living in Rural, Low-Income Communities: Kimberly A. Walker, MSN, RN, CHPN-PhD Candidate

 Concurrent Session C  -  2:00 pm—2:45 pm

  1. Factors Influencing the Preferred Place of End-of-Life Care Among Iranian-American Older Adults: Zahra Rahemi, Ph.D., RN, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Clemson University
  2. A Transcultural Nursing Course Demonstration…How Online RN-BSN Students Connect Education to Practice : Lennie Davis, MSN, MS, RN, NEA-BC;  Amy Minnick, MSN, RN
  3. Migration and Motherhood: What we Know of Immigrant Women with Postpartum Depression in Canada and Implications for Future Research: Monica Gola, RN, MN, CPMHN(c); Jessica Devido, PhD, CPNP
  4. Fostering Religio-Cultural Competency in Nursing: A Curriculum: Maria McQuade, MA, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
  5. Integrating Cultural Competency with the American Indian Population into Nurse Practitioner Student Education: Hollyanne Bly, RN, BSN, DNP, University at Buffalo

Concurrent Session D  -  3:00 pm—3:45 pm

  1. Health Outcomes of Persons Living with HIV in a Very Low-Resource Culture: A Convergent Mixed Methods Study: Ratchneewan Ross, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  2. Structural Stress and Otherness: How do they influence perceived stress?: Chris DeWilde, PhD, RN, CTN-A
  3. A Qualitative Study to Understand the Perception of Illness and the Decision Making Process for Accessing and Utilizing Health Care for American Indians in Southeastern NC: Betty Nance-Floyd, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  4. Culturally Congruent Family Decision Making at End of Life in Rural Appalachia: Mary Lou Clark Fornehed, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Tennessee Technological University, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  5. Assessing the Long-Term Effects of a Cultural Immersion Experience on Nursing Practice: Karen H. de la Cruz, PhD-C, RN, AACNP/FNP, CTN-A;  Daniel Smith, RN, MSN Student.

 Breakout Panel Discussions (3) -  Thursday, October 18, 2018

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

 Panel A—Transcultural Nursing in Practice

  1. What Students Learn Through Serving the Veteran Population: An Education Project: Kent D. Blad DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, Professor, BYU College of Nursing; Michael Worthington, MS, RN, BYU College of Nursing.
  2. Using Transcultural Nursing and an Evidenced Based Educational Intervention to Evaluate Nurses Level of Cultural Competence in an Acute Care Setting: Yvette Conyers, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY

 Panel B—Transcultural Nursing Bridging Technology

  1. “I have a smartphone ...now what? The use of mHealth among the vulnerable populatiIons in rural Hawaii”:  Reimund Serafica Ph.D., MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  2. A Content Analysis on Cultural Humility in mHealth Application Development to Improve Population Health Outcomes in India: Shelby L. Garner PhD, RN, CNE   Baylor University

 Panel C  - Diversity

  1. The Diversity of the Nursing Workforce: Donde Estan los Latinos?: Norma G. Cuellar PhD, RN, FAAN
  2. Educating Underrepresented Minority and Economically Disadvantaged High School Students about Nursing as a Profession: The STEP-UP for Nursing Program: Valerie Clary Muronda PhD, Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University;  Cecilia McCormick J.D., Vice Provost, Academic Strategies and Special Programs;  Shawana Moore, DNP, Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University