Volume 6, Number 1 | October 2016

Original Articles

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



Enhancing Cultural Competency
Mary P. Curtis, PhD, ANP-BC, PHCNS-BC
Margaret W. Bultas, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL, CPNP-PC
Lisa Green, PhD, RN

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Translation and Cultural Adaptation of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) Into Nepalese for Use with Bhutanese Refugees
Martha B. Baird, PhD, APRN/CNS-BC, CTN-A
Joseph W. LeMaster, MD, MPH
Anastasia Harding, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

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RESPECT: Reducing 30-day Emergency Department Visits and Readmissions of Bariatric Surgical Patients Effectively Through Cultural Competency Training of Nurses
Suzanne K. Coleman, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-BC
Beth C. Garretson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CBN
Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A
Marilyn McFarland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CTN-A
Michael Wood, MD, FACS

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Acculturation, Stress and Birth Outcomes in Mexican and Mexican American Women
Paulette A. Chaponniere, PhD, MPH, RN

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Health Conditions of Post-Resettlement African Refugees in Boise, Idaho
Mikal Smith, PhD, RN
Pamela Springer, PhD, RN, CNE
Terri Soelberg, MEd, CRA
Pat Lazare, MS
Michal Temkin-Martínez, PhD

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Cultural Practices of Pakistani Immigrant Women During Pregnancy and Childbirth
Rubab I. Qureshi, MD PhD
Dula F. Pacquiao, EdD, RN, CTN-A, TNS
Elaine K. Diegmann, CNM, ND, FACNM, MEG

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Development and Implementation of an International Academic Service Learning Course for Low-income Children in Cambodia
Maureen P. Tippen, MS, RN, C

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Training African Refugee Interpreters for Health Related Research
Terri Soelberg, MEd, CRA
Michal Temkin-Martínez, PhD
Mikal Smith, RN, MSN, CTN-B
Pamela Springer, PhD, RN, CNE

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Cultural Competence in Taiwan Health Care and Society: Rationale for and State of the Science
Chin-Nu Lin, PhD, MSN, MA, RN
Beth Mastel-Smith, PhD, RN

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Nurses’ Perceptions of Their Cultural Competence in Caring for Diverse Patient Populations
Patricia L. Hart, PhD, RN
Nicole Mareno, PhD, RN

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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 Yemeni Woman
Miklo, L., Basham, K., & Wehbe-Alamah, H.

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