Volume 4, Number 1 | January 2014

Teaching Cultural Competence

Starting with this issue, we will feature a book review and a film review related to teaching principles of cultural competence and transcultural healthcare.


Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness 8th Edition
Book Review: Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
Jeanine Tweedie, PhD, RN, CNE

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Film Review: The Sixth Sense
John S. Vanderlaan, DNP, MSN, RN, CEN, CTN-A

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Original Articles

We gratefully thank the authors who have allowed us to publish their original articles.



Opened My Eyes: The Meaning of an Immersion Experience for Currently Practicing Nurses
Carmen Inguilli, MN, RN, BSN
Dawn Doutrich, PhD, RN, CNS
Carol Allen, PhD, RN
Lida Dekker, MN, RN, CNM

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Renee McLeod-Sordjan
Transition to the DNP: Cultural Conflict of the Clinical Doctorate in America
Renee McLeod-Sordjan, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

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Mary Ann Camann
Health Promotion with Vulnerable Population Groups
Mary Ann Camann, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Janice Long, RN, PhD

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Poster Presentations

A significant part of our mission is to develop scholars. We actively seek poster presentations from students as well as scholars that focus on cultural competence and transcultural healthcare.



Community Learning Cultures Inside Social Media: A Natural Environment to Nurture an Understanding of the Culture Care Theory and Application of the Sunrise Enabler
Carol S. Reece, DNP, APN, PNP
Sandra J. Mixer, PhD, RN, CTN-A

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