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THEME 1: Promoting Cultural competence in a digital/technological world

  • The use of technologies for the creation and dissemination of culturally competent health promotion,
  • The creation and implementation of culturally competent rehabilitation programmes through the use of assistive technologies.
  • Digital technologies in delivering nursing education
  • Researching nursing and health care through digital technologies
  • The ethics of assistive technologies in nursing and health care
  • Other relevant papers  


THEME 2: 21st century migrants and refugees

A parallel theme of the conference will be the mass migration of people in Europe due to wars and ethnic conflicts. Papers addressing methodological, ethical, practical and educational issues underpinned by the notion or theories of cultural competence are most welcome.

19-20 of June 2017 - Social program 18 and 21 of June 2017, Odense, Denmark

Day 1:  18th of June - Social program and pre-conf.

9.00- 16.00

Visiting Danish Museum of Nursing History, Kolding

9.00   Departure from Odense Plaza Hotel and Ansgar Hotel

10.00 Arrival at the Museum

12.30 Lunch at Kolding Fjord Hotel (included)

13.30 Walk around the museum and hotel

15.00 Departure -


10.00- 16.00

Preconference, Writing Cafe by Norma Graciela Cuellar PhD, RN, FAAN, Editor, Journal of Transcultural Nursing


Opening ceremony – Odense City Hall

Refreshment and speeches


Day 2:  19th of June Scientific program




Welcome, Professor Rena Papadopoulos and Dr. Dorthe Nielsen, Room 100


Conference opens by Grete Christensen, Chairman of Danish Council of Nurses


A personal story, Mohammad Khattab from Syria


“Deep social, economic and migration reception crisis in Greece: what about accessing healthcare?”

Dr. Nathalie Simonnot, Deputy Director of Doctors of the World International Network – Room 100


Coffee and refreshment – Poster presentations


Parallel session 1 room 100

Parallel session 2

room 99

Parallel session 3

room 95


Lunch – Poster presentations


Parallel session 4 room 100

Parallel session 5

room 99

Parallel session 6

room 95


Coffee and refreshment – poster presentations

15.30- 16.20

“Technological stress reduction in clinical cross cultural encounters”

Professor Morten Sodemann, Migrant Health Clinic, University of Southern Denmark - ROOM 100


Cultural entertainment – Muhamad S Shaikho and family music from Syria


Conference dinner



Day 3:  20th of June Scientific program




Good morning


A personal story told by Nasteha Ali from Somalia


“The negotiation of meaning – language, culture and faith-based barriers between asylum seekers and nurses”

Dr. Alexander Bischoff, PhD, MPH, RN. Dean of Nursing School, Haute école de santé Fribourg – ROOM 100


Coffee and refreshment – Poster presentations


Parallel session 7

room 100

Parallel session 8

room 99

Parallel session 9

room 95


Lunch – poster presentations


Discussion panel – Chair: Professor Rena Papadopoulos

Room 100

How do we as nurses address the Mass migration into Europe due to wars and ethnic conflict?


Coffee and refreshment

15.00- 15.50

“Transcultural Robotic Nursing: the challenges and opportunities for the near future”

Professor Rena Papadopoulos, Professor of Transcultural Health and Nursing, Research Centre for Transcultural Studies in Health, 

Middlesex University – ROOM 100


Cultural entertainment – African music

16.10- 16.30

Goodbye and thank you!


Sailing at Odense small river and dinner at Sortebro Kro


Day 4:  Social program


Visiting the house of Hans Christian Andersens


Abstracts can be seen under "Posters and Oral Presentations".


Parallel sessions


Monday the 19th   of June – Parallel session 1- Room 100 – Refugees living in exile

1. Paper No. 9 – Perspectives on a   life in exile among Arab women living in Denmark – a qualitative study,

Mathilde Hermansen et al., Denmark

2. Paper No. 71 – Nurses views of   their own roles when working with asylum seekers

Ida Marie Bregard et al., Norway

3. Paper No. 19 – Evaluation of   health conditions of Syrian Refugees living in Istanbul

Elif Dönmez Temuçinet al., Turkey

4. Paper No. 50 – Cultural perceptions of Syrian refugees

Hayat Yalin et al., Turkey

5. Paper No 57 – The utility of   participatory action research to promote health and health care access for   African refugee and immigrants

Rick   Zoucha et al., USA

Monday the 19th   of June – Parallel session 2- Room 99 – Cultural competences in a teaching   environment

1. Paper No. 64 – Teaching ethics in   religious or cultural conflict situations: a pilot study of nursing students

Debbie Muchnik et al., Israel

2. Paper No. 39 – Integration of team   based learning and creative drama to teach nursing students cross-cultural   communication

Rabiye Guney et al., Turkey

3. Paper No. 34 – Knowledge and   attitudes of medical students to patients from different cultural background

Malgorzata Nogorska et al., Poland

4. Paper No. 48 – Coping with “racial refusal” from patients, as experienced by Ethiopian origin nursing students during clinical practice

R Kemelman et al., Israel

5. Paper No. 18 – Validation and   refinement of the Dutch version of the cultural competence assessment   instrument

Ann   Claeys et al., Belgium

Monday the 19th   of June – Parallel session 3- Room 95 – Women’s and children’s health

1. Paper No. 70 – Learning from North   African women’s experiences of female genital mutilation

Judith Ormrod et al., UK

2. Paper No. 88 - Barriers and   facilitators to cervical cancer screening among female Filipino migrant   workers: a web-based, mixed methods approach

Christie-de Jong Floor et al., UK

3. Paper No. 17 – United to end FGM:   European knowledge platform for professionals dealing with female genital   mutilation (UEFGM)

Christiana Kouta et al., Cyprus

4. Paper No. 3 – The Value of   integrating pre-migratory pregnancy and childbirth experiences in antenatal   care

Heidi Olsen et al., Norway

5. Paper No. 33

International training program at the Wolfson Medical Center

Irena Nosal et al., Israel

Monday the 19th   of June – Parallel session 4- Room 100 – Barriers in the health care sector

1. Paper No. 20 – Nursing   considerations in communication with ethnic patients – a focus group study

Tina Møller et al., Denmark

2. Paper No. 49 – Attitudes, impact   and use of video interpretation for charge nurses and interpreters

Ida Nygaard Mottelson et al., Denmark

3. Paper No. 80 – Telenursing in the   opinions of nurses. Comparative study based on examples from Poland and the   United Kingdom

Malgorzata Lesinska- Sawicka et al., Poland

4. Paper No. 73 –“ HIV, a visitor   that is not invited” – reasons for missed appointments and non-adherence   among HIV-infected African migrants

Charlotte Dyrehave et al., Denmark

5. Paper No. 60 – Somalis experiences   of living with diabetes Type 2 in Denmark – a qualitative study

Nasteha-Nasra Ali Sheikh Hussein et al.,   Denmark

Monday the 19th   of June – Parallel session 5- Room 99 – Technology in health education

1. Paper No. 2 - The use of digital   storytelling in healthcare

Laura Foley et al., UK

2. Paper No. 38 – Using “lived   experience” patient digital stories to facilitate “emotional preparedness”   for Return to nursing practice students

Eula Miller et al., UK

3. Paper No. 25 – Australian student   nurses developing culture competence through working with interpreters in   Laos

Hazel Rands et al., Australia

4. Paper No. 23 – Incorporation the   National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in   a post-licensure nursing program

Patricia M Burke et al., USA

5. Paper No. 24 – Implementing a   web-based population tool in a Baccalaureate Community Health Nursing Course

Patricia   Facquet et al., USA

Monday the 19th   of June – Parallel session 6- Room 95 – Inequality and ethical issues

1. Paper No. 15 – “Save a Childs   Heart” – an International Pediatric Cardiac Treatment project

Nava Gershon et al., Israel

2. Paper No. 53 – NONEMI (Norwegian   Network of Migrant Friendly Hospitals) – working together towards migrant   friendly and equitable health care

Ragnhild Storstein Spilker et al., Norway

3. Paper No. 84 – Quiet leadership:   Strategies to avoid guilty bystanding and promote social justice

Elisabeth Moran Fitzgerald, USA

4. Paper No. 6 – Redefining cultural   care: evolving the boundaries for a fairer and more ethical approach in a   fluctuation society

Gayatri Nambiar et al.-Greenwood, UK

5. Paper No. 10 – Health situation of   migrant nurses: a systematic scoping review

Benjamin Schilgen et al., Germany

Tuesday the 20th   of June – Parallel session 7 – Room 100 – Older refugees living in exile

1. Paper No. 44 – Being trapped in a   generation gab – a qualitative study with older refugees and their families

Dorthe Susanne Nielsen et al., Denmark

2. Paper No. 16 – See me as a person!   A new start in a Dutch nursing home in the Netherlands: a pilot study

Anita Ham et al., Netherlands

3. Paper No. 54 – How to adopt   dementia care to diversity?

Ragnhild Storstein Spilker et al., Norway

4. Paper No. 87 – Refugees working in   the healthcare sector ask for qualifying all healthcare staff

Andrea Kuckert-Wöstheinrich et al., Germany

5. Paper No. 41 – You understand? A   qualitative study of nurses´ experiences caring for patients with a minority   ethnic background

Lotte   Evron et al., Denmark

Tuesday the 20th   of June – Parallel session 8 – Room 99 – Cultural competences

1. Paper No. 4 – Working with Immigrants   – challenges and difficulties: 70 Years of nurses experience in Israel

Tamar Yellon et al., Israel

2. Paper No. 75 – Nursing care   process of a burn injury case according to Leininger´s Sunrise Model

Ayse Yalili et al., Turkey

3. Paper No. 7 – Should transcultural   nursing education be adopted according to a nurse´s particular clinical   field?

Orit Eldar Regev et al., Israel

4. Paper No. 69 – Description of   organized health care workers for transcultural nursing profession group   training experience

Ujváriné Siket Adrienn et al., Hungary

5. Paper No. 81 – How do we really   measure cultural competence

Larry   Purnell et al., USA

Tuesday the 20th   of June – Parallel session 9 – Room 95 – Different approaches in cultural   care

1. Paper no. 37 - Networking to   advance the discipline of transcultural nursing

Patricia M Burke et al., USA

2. Paper no. 32 – Supporting   transition: using a family assessment model to meet migrant and refugees   health needs in Australia

Elisabeth Coyne, Australia

3. Paper no. 14 – Exploring transcultural   and transregional differences in health indicators through combining   multi-criterial decision making and life-course approaches: A bone health   illustration

Mette Kjer Kaltoft et al., Denmark

4. Paper no. 12 – Using qualitative   research to examine cultural contributions to health and illness

Calvin Moorley et al., UK

5. Paper no. 85 – Assessing plain   language, reading levels, and use of language on social media

Suzanne Grossman et al., USA

6. Paper no. 36 – Life of Roma   minority in the Czech Republic

Kristyna   Toumová et al., Czech Republic


Poster præsentation

1. Paper no. 1 – Roinah Ngunyulu   et al. South Africa.

Curriculum   development: mainstreaming indigenous knowledge in education and training of   midwives

2. Paper no. 5 – Tamar   Yellon et al. Israel           

Facing the   challenge of caring for immigrants: Israeli nurses coping strategies

3. Paper no. 11 – Calvin Moorley   et al., United Kingdom

Using social   media for professional development

4. Paper no. 13 - Jack Dowie et al., United Kingdom

What is   required if the visionary boundary object ’Shared Decision Making’ is not to   remain a mirage?

5. Paper no. 21 Iqbal  Abbas et al., Iraq               

Iraqi nurses’ –   midwives’ health beliefs concerning papanicolaou smear at Baghdad city   hospitals 

6. Paper no. 22 – Marios Vasiliou   et al. Cyprus   

A European   model for developing culturally competent and   compassionate healthcare professionals’   leaders

7. Paper no. 26 – Liora   Kordero et al., Israel       

Nursing   students during their first clinical experience: the role of cultural&   professional training characteristics in coping strategies and self efficacy

8. Paper no. 27 – Iwona Bodys-Cupak   et al., Poland                  

Lifestyle and   homocysteine levels as risk factors for cardiovascular disease among   Seventh-day Adventists and Catholics

9. Paper no. 28 – Iwona Bodys-Cupak   et al., Poland

Symptoms and   determinants of stress associated with the migration of professional Polish   nurses and their acculturation strategies - preliminary study

10. Paper no. 29 - Line Nortvedt et al., Norway

Immigrant women   on long-term sick leave meeting with culturally competent and non-competent   health care

11. Paper no. 30 – Anna   Bednarek et al. Poland    

Socio-cultural   aspect of the professional image of polish nurses

12. Paper no. 31 – Anna   Bednarek et al. Poland    

Vaccination in   children of migrants arriving in Poland and vaccine nursing education –   between theory and practice

13. Paper no. 35 - Hille                      Halonen et al., United   Kingdom              

'Back to   future'-  reflections from trans   cultural nurse from novice to expert

14. Paper no. 40 – Rabiye   Güney et al. Turkey      

Usage of   WhatsApp application for health and culture course of nursing students

15. Paper no. 42 – Fatima   Mahmoud et al., United Kingdom     

Staff attitudes   towards causes and management of    aggression in inpatients mental health settings: a cross-cultural   comparison between Denmark and UK

16. Paper no. 45 - Lise-Merete Alpers et   al., Norway                 

Ethnic minority   patients' experience of distrust: a qualitative interview study

17. Paper no. 46 - Lise-Merete Alpers et   al. , Norway

Hospital food:   when Muslim migrant patients and nurses’ understanding of patients’ dietary   needs differ

18. Paper no. 47 - Elife Tamer et al. Denmark

How to help   patients with a peaceful death – a case based story from clinical practice

19. Paper no. 51 - Ane-Grethe Madsen et   al., Denmark             

Achieving   self-efficacy in group sessions in the Section of Immigration Medicine

20. Paper no. 52 - Lisa  Duus et al. Denmark         

The effect of   using peer-mentors to improve ethnic minorities' access to preventive health   care

21. Paper no. 55 - Jannie Solmunde  Michelsen et al. Denmark 

Experiences of   everyday life with chronic back pain among Turkish immigrants in Denmark: a   qualitative study

22. Paper no. 56 – Jette Grøn Menov et al. Denmark

Implementation   of video interpretation at Hans Christian Andersen Children's Hospital,   Denmark. A clinical study

23. Paper no. 58 - Rick Zoucha et al., United States

The utility of   photovoice as a novel methodology with Immigrant and Refugee communities

24. Paper no. 59 - Suzy Connor et al., Japan

Minimum medical   English language education for Japanese health sciences students

25. Paper no. 61 – Vibeke Lenskjold et al. Denmark

Health clinic   for undocumented migrants in Denmark

26. Paper no. 63 - Anja Garone et al., Belgium

Tackling the   TACCT

27. Paper no. 65 - Leila   Saud Abdulkadir et al., Denmark

Why does the   patient not show up?

28. Paper no. 66 – Levana Ogni et al., Israel         

Opinions,   attitudes, and knowledge toward organ donation among nursing students from   different ethnic groups – the challenge for nursing education

29. Paper no. 67 – Ángel Martín García et   al., Spain                  

A local action   strategy for the prevention of female genital mutilation in Parla (Madrid)

30. Paper no. 68 - Katalin Papp et al., Hungary     

Health   condition – health promotion

31. Paper no. 72 - Ida   Marie Bregard                     et   al. Norway

Educating   Norwegian nurses and nursing students for equity in health care

32. Paper no. 74 - Ayşe                      Yalılı et al., Turkey            

Evaluation of   health and culture course by nursing students

33. Paper no. 76 – Nada Itani et al., Denmark       

Language skills   and experiences among Arabic-speaking medical interpreters

34. Paper no. 77 – Roinah   Ngunyulu et al., South Africa             

Experiences of   traditional birth attendants during the provision of postnatal care in Mopani   District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

35. Paper no. 78 – Styliani   Tziaferi et al., Greece

Management of   migrant and refugee health issues in crisis situations

36. Paper no. 79 - Mary   Brigid Martin et al. United States

Poverty in   paradise – UN Sustainable Development Goals in action at a Florida free   clinic

37. Paper no. 82 – Lotte Evron et al., Denmark     

Digital screen   visits in home care services

38. Paper no. 83 – Grace   Tadzong et al. Cameroon

Utilization of   health services by rural women in Cameroon: a mini-study

39. Paper no. 86 - Elin  Stikbakke et al., Norway

Communication   with ethnic minority patients at medical ward in a Norwegian hospital

40. Paper no. 88 - Christie-de Jong   Floor et al. UK

Barriers and   facilitators to cervical cancer screening among female Filipino migrant   workers: a web-based, mixed-methods approach

41. Paper no. 89 - Ingeborg Holand et al. Norway

What do nursing   students learn about transcultural nursing in order to provide equitable   health services to vulnerable migrant groups?

42. Paper no. 90 L.O.  Nielsen et al. Denmark

Exploring   challenges and possibilities in providing welfare among the elderly in   southern Greenland – an exploratory study

43. Paper no. 91 D Aygin, Esin   Danç, Turkey

Evaluation in   terms of nursing perspectives reflective and asylum exercises from health   care services assessment

44. Paper no. 92 Manhalová, Jana   Tóthová, V.

Finality of life acriss cultures, Czech Republic