• Cross Cultural Experiences: Facilitating Nursing Students' Use of Postpartum Scenarios in Lebanon and Texas 

      Abbyad, Christine W.; Hamilton-Solum, Patricia
      Preparing nursing students to perform postpartum assessments can be challenging. Students may be anxious in attempting to overcome cultural taboos against examining breasts and female genitalia. This poster compares and ...
    • Development and collaborations of a nursing workgroup within a bilateral global medical consortium 

      Reid, Davika D.; von Gaudecker, Jane R.; Sila, Faith M.; Zuniga, Julie A.; Haskett, Lindsay A.; Tarus, Titus K.; Kyololo, O'Brian; Chelagat, Dinah J.; Abbyad, Christine W.; Garcia, Alexandra A.; Buelow, Janice
      We describe the formation of a bilateral nursing workgroup within a global medical consortium of North American and Kenyan healthcare providers and detail our collaboration to advance nursing care, education, and research ...
    • Engaging Nursing Students for Genetic/Genomic Learning 

      Abbyad, Christine W.; Goldstein, Leigh A. (2018-03-22)
      An undergraduate hybrid genetic course has been unpopular. Students complained about self- learning content and that class was boring. Thus, the course was reimagined. A variety of methods used included individual and group ...
    • Enlisting Student Nurses in a Lebanese National Campaign to Immunize Children Against Polio 

      Abbyad, Christine W. (2018-06-26)
      There is great value in having nursing students engage in public health projects. One such endeavor was a polio immunization campaign in Lebanon. Reports of polio in neighboring Syria necessitated immunization of Lebanese ...
    • Pregnant Women's Knowledge about Smoking, Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer 

      Abbyad, Christine W. (2016-03-17)
      Session presented on Friday, July 24, 2015: Purpose: Breastfeeding has been shown to be a protective factor against breast cancer. Lebanon has some of the lowest rates in the Middle East. While 96% of women initiate ...
    • Undressing the Elephant… 

      Abbyad, Christine W.; Sumpter, Danica; Johnson, Karen
      Racism exists in health care and education, impacting outcomes for individuals and populations. Many nursing programs do not comprehensively address racism, leaving students and faculty unprepared for how to recognize ...

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