47th Annual Conference Presentations

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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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.


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

  • Breakout 1- Grown up Children’s Experiences of Growing Up with Post Traumatic Stress in the Family. A Qualitative Study:  Dorthe S. Nielsen, RN. MHS. PhD. Professor. Migrant Health Clinic, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Odense University Hospital
  • Breakout 2- Creating a Legacy of Caring for Underserved Populations: Dr. Sandra J. Mixer, PhD, RN, CTN Associate Professor and TRIP Project Director, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville;  Ms. Kari Strange, BSN, RN, PhD Student, Developing TCN Clinician, Educator, and Researcher, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Breakout 3- Twice Surviving ‘The Crown’- Oñate and the Coronavirus-19: Phenomena Experienced in 2020 Amidst Rural Chicano Communities in Northern New Mexico: Ana Malinalli X Gutiérrez Sisneros, Ph.D., MALAS, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, AHN-BC, NNMC Associate Professor of Nursing
  • Breakout 4- Traditional Health-Related Practices of Russian-Speaking Immigrants: Polina Amburg, PhD, RN. Specialist Professor at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
  • Breakout 5- The Impact of Delays on Low Income Women’s Breast Cancer Experiences: B. Jerome-D'Emilia, PhD, MPH, RN

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

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

  • Breakout 1- Hispanic Nursing Students: Incidence and Impact of Traumatic Events: Karen Fowler, PhD, RN, CENP; Mellissa Wholeben, PhD, Rn, CNE, TCRN
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  • Breakout 3- Community Health and Wellness Fair: A strategy for Assessment of Social Determinants of Health, Inclusion and Engagement of Newcomers: Khlood Salman, Dr.PH. RN. Associate Professor at Duquesne University School of Nursing
  • Breakout 4- Measuring Cultural Awareness in Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students in a Public University in the Southern United States: LaWanda Baskin, PhD, FNP-C, The University of Southern Mississippi; Michong Rayborn, DNP, CRNA, The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Breakout 5- Nurse-led Long-term Support Groups for Latina Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: Robin L Page PhD APRN CNM FACNM; Texas A&M University College of Nursing

12:00 ~ 2:00 p.m. Lunch On Your Own or Join a Group
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- Ethnonursing Research Informing Health Policy to Reduce the Racial and Ethnic Disparities of Childhood Obesity: Rebecca E. Chatham, PhD, RN; Cumberland University
  • Breakout 2- Infographics: A Novel Teaching Method to Promote Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Student Learning of Patient Culture and Diversity: Nina Zimmermann EdD, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, Maryville University; Carol Berger, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, Maryville University; Rhonda Pugh, EdD, MSN, RN, Maryville University
  • Breakout 3- “Integration of Health Coaching into Nursing Programs to improve outcomes for a Multicultural Population of Clients”: Noreen Nelson, PhD, RN, CNE
  • Breakout 4- Setting a course for study abroad transformation over 16 years: Weathering changes in Ecuador: Sheri P Palmer; Sondra Heaston
  • Breakout 5- Medication Assisted Treatment, Stigma, and Structural Competence Across all Health Care Provider Training Programs at Rush Uni-versity: A Social Justice, Anti-Stigma Curriculum: Tanya R. Sorrell, PhD, PMHNP-BC, Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center; Adegoke Adetunji, PhD, Education Director, Rush University Medical Center

2:45 ~ 3:00 p.m. Break

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

  • Breakout 1- A Sociolinguistic, Simulation-Based Approach to Teaching Culturally Respectful Communication: Robin M. Dawson, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Columbia, SC, United States
  • Breakout 2- Stop Doing, Start Listening: Using Leininger's Culture Care Theory to advance COVID-19 knowledge and practices among high-risk Latino patients: Adrianne Mann, BSN, MA, HCR Home Care; Pavel Linares-Suarez, BSN, HCR Home Care; Heydi Calvo-Hernandez, BSN, HCR Home Care; Juanita Rodriguez
  • Breakout 3- The COVID-19 Pandemic Opened the Door Between Students in Two Countries: Jessica M. Johnson, MSN, RN, PNP, University of Alabama; Ihuoma Ezebuihe, MD, DNP, MS, MPH, University of Alabama
  • Breakout 4- Breastfeeding in Post-Disaster Settings: A Critical Ethnography: Dr. Shela Hirani, PhD, IBCLC, RN, Associate Professor, University of Regina, Faculty of Nursing, Canada
  • Breakout 5-  Safer Consumption Services’ Ability to Change the Course of the Opioid Crisis on Chicago’s West Side: Nia Lennan;
    Tanya Sorrell; Konadu Fokuo

3:45 ~ 4:00 p.m. Break

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

  • Breakout 1 - The Role of Resilience in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Family Norms Against Disclosure of Mental Health Problems among Filipino American Women: Andrew Thomas Reyes, Ph.D., MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Nursing
  • Breakout 2- Understanding the Cultural Beliefs, Values and Practices of African American Women Regarding Postpartum Depression: A Mini-Focused Ethnography: Stephanie Jacobs, DNP, FNP, CNM
  • Breakout 3- Changing Stigmatic Perceptions related to Mental Illness and Substance Abuse among Public Library Staff: A Nursing-Library Community Initiative: Denise Driscoll RN-BC, CARN, PMHCNS-BC, NPP; Lilly Matthew PhD, RN
  • Breakout 4- Preparing Transcultural Nurses to Lead the Way in Turbulent Times: Development of a Transcultural Nursing Course: Rebecca C. Lee, PhD, MSN, RN, PHCNS-BC, CTN-A Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing; Lora L .Wyss, PhD, APRN-CNS Professor of Nursing Director of Community & Cross Cultural Engagement, Malone University School of Nursing and Health Sciences Canton, Ohio

END OF DAY 2- Evaluations Completed Online

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!
All meals and events are subject to current local health and safety guidelines due to COVID19