Volume 5, Number 1 | December 2015

Original Articles

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



Successfully Searching Electronically Available Literature on Cultural Competence in Health Care
Laura Friesen, MLS, MFA, BA
Margaret Andrews, PhD, RN, CTN-A, FAAN

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Perceived Assets of Pregnant African American Teens
Marilyn S. Filter, PhD, MS, RN, CNM

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End-of-Life Culture Care Practices among Yup’ik Eskimo
Pam Embler, PhD, RN
Sandra J. Mixer, PhD, RN, CTN-A
Mary Gunther, PhD, RN

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Implementation of Hypertension and Diabetes Chronic Disease Management in an Adult Group in Les Bours, Haiti
Robert H. Kelch, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A
Marilyn McFarland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A

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Development of an Extensible Game Architecture for Teaching Transcultural Nursing
Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A
Michael E. Farmer, PhD
Marilyn McFarland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A
Alec Tower, , Miyako Jones, BS, Vidhin Shah, and Joyce El-Hayek, BFA

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Experiential Learning: An Undergraduate Nursing Study Abroad Program to Costa Rica
Maureen C. Roller, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, RN, ANP-BC

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The Culture Care Meaning of Comfort for Ethnically Diverse Nursing Students in the Educational Setting
Lynne K. Zajac PhD, RN

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Improved Health and Wellness Outcomes in Ethnically/Culturally Diverse Patients through Enhanced Cultural Competency in Nurse Educators
Janet Raman, EdD, NP-C, RN, CEN, CNE

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Obesity Among Women Living in Appalachia: A Dimensional Analysis
Tara O’Brien PhD, RN, CNE
Carolyn Jenkins, DrPH, APRN-BC-ADM, RD, LD, FAAN
Elaine Amella PhD, RN, FAAN
Martina Mueller, PhD
Laura Talbot PhD, RN
Meredith Troutman-Jordan PhD, RN

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Nursing Student Adaptation During a Semester Abroad
Karen R. Breitkreuz Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N

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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.



Culturally congruent care for the Ashkenazic Orthodox Jewish woman
Jaime Durante RN, BSN
Jennifer McBride RN, BSN
Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A

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