34th Annual Virtual ABNF Conference

CE Topics and Speakers

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Honoring Baltimore’s Community: Experiential Learning to Increase Cultural Sensitivity and Prepare Nurses to Work with Diverse Populations

Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor/Elsie Lawler Endowed Chair/Associate Dean Community Programs and Initiatives

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Vinyl Banners With Its Different Types Kinds And Applications

Kechi Iheduru-Anderson DNP, RN, CNE, CWCN

Central Michigan University

Black Men in a Sea of White: The Lived Experiences of Black Men in Nursing

Kyndall Pritchard, PhD, RN, LHRM

Florida Atlantic University

Competency Based Education: Overview and Strategies

Gloria J McNeal, PhD, MSN, ACNS-BC, FAAN

Associate Vice President for Community Affairs in Health

National University

Sharing Voices of African-American Nurse Faculty on Building Resilience in Negative Workplace Environments

Lisa Whiteld-Harris, PhD, MBA, RN

Thomas Jefferson University

Spiritual Self-Care: Minding Your Peace

Beverly Patchell, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

ANA Commission to Address Racism in Nursing, Member

University of Oklahoma, Retired

Caring-based Academic Partnerships in Excellence: Preparing BSN Students for Primary Care Roles

Karethy Edwards, DrPH, APRN, FNP-BC, FAAN

Charlotte Barry, PhD, RN, NCSN, FAAN

Karen Wisdom Chambers, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Dawn Hawthorne, PhD, RN

Beth King, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Tamara Love, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC

Faye Postell, MSN, RN

Florida Atlantic University

Beliefs About Participating in Genetic (DNA) testing for Depression in Black mothers at Risk 

Rahshida Atkins, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

The College of New Jersey

Terri-Ann Kelly, PhD, RN, CPT

Rutgers University Camden

Knowledge of Diabetes and Diabetes Self-Efficacy among African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes enrolled in a Peer Support Program

Florence Okoro, PhD, RN

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Supplemental Self-care Practices for Diabetes Used by Jamaican Adults Living In South Florida 

Raquel A. Brown, PhD, RN

Florida Atlantic University

Attitudes predicts Food Insecurity among Black Emerging Adult Women

Terri-Ann Kelly, PhD, RN, CPT

Rutgers University

In Their Voices: The Lived Experience of Traumatic Amputation for Haitian Adults

Margarett Alexandre, PhD, RN, MS, FNYAM

City University of New York

The White/Black Hierarchy Institutionalizes White Supremacy in Nursing and Nursing Leadership in the United States

Kechi Iheduru-Anderson, DNP, RN, CNE, CWCN

Central Michigan University

Executing an Interdisciplinary Team Approach to address Health Literacy, ehealth Literacy and Nutritional Knowledge in Head Start Parents

Crystal D. Cody-Connor, PhD, APRN

Winston Salem State University


Trina L. Gipson-Jones, PhD, RN

Stockton University

Kimya D. Nance, PhD, RN

Winston-Salem State University

Issues and Concerns of the Black Nursing Professoriate: Panel

Gloria J. McNeal, PhD, MSN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, Moderator

National University


Lucindra Campbell-Law, PhD, APRN, ANP, PMHNP, BC

University of St. Thomas

Trina L. Gipson-Jones, PhD, RN

Stockton University


Vanessa Johnson, PhD, MS, RN

NOVA Southeastern University


Natacha Pierre, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

University of Illinois


Valeria A. Ramdin, PhD, MS, APRN-BC, CNE

Northeastern University

Karen Reifenstein, PhD, RN

Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing


Enest Richards, MPH, MS, RN

Medgar Evers College