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2022 Annual COnference

43rd Annual IAHC Conference

2022 Conference Theme

IAHC Inclusive Caring

Theory Guided Evidenced Based Practice

Presentation formats include pre-recorded podium, workshop, and symposium; also electronic poster.

on demand in 2022

Hosted by:  The International Association for Human Caring

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - IAHC 43rd Annual Conference 2022


Abstract Submission Deadline November 14, 2021

Student Abstracts Encouraged

2022 Virtual Conference Theme

Inclusive Caring: Theory Guided Evidenced Based Practice

June 4 – September 4, 2022

Live Keynote, Workshop, and Plenary Discussions

All presentations will be recorded with Continuous On-demand Access

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Jean Watson

Dr. Sylvain Brousseau

Presentation formats include workshop, podium, symposium, and poster. Presentations will be pre-recorded before April 1, 2022. At least one presenter for each abstract will be required to register for the conference prior to recording.

Link to submit abstract:

2022 Conflict of Interest Form.

2021 Annual COnference

42nd Annual IAHC Conference

2021 Conference Theme

Exploring Inclusive and Diverse Caring in Healthcare and Beyond

Continuously on demand

from June 1 – September 1, 2021. 

Hosted by:  The International Association for Human Caring

Keynote Speakers:

Opportunity for Diversity

Views from a Conversation Circle

Dr. Connie Hunt - Bio

The History of the African-American Nurse

Built on a Foundation of Caring and Love

Dr. Tara Nichols - Bio

Opportunities for Equity in Nursing Curriculums

Dr. Marie Therese Jamison - Bio

Presentation formats include pre-recorded podium, workshop, and symposium; also electronic poster.

  • $200 for members
  • $350 for non-members
  • $125 for students and low resource countries (member and non-member)

2021 IAHC Virtual Conference on Demand

Planned Presentations

Exploring Inclusive and Diverse Caring in Healthcare and Beyond

 48 Contact Hours Applied for through: American Holistic Nursing Association  

You may apply for a CE certification by watching videos equal to:

48 Hours Certificate

24 Hours Certificate

12 Hours Certificate

Keynote Presenter and Address Title   -  60 Minutes Each      

Dr. Connie Hunt:   Opportunity for Diversity; Views from a Conversation in Circle                 

Dr. Tara Nichols:   The history of the African-American Nurse: Built on a foundation of caring and love

Dr. Marie Therese Jamison: Opportunities for Equity in Nursing Curricula

Workshop Presentations - 90 Minutes Each      

Kaija Fredborg:  Curricular Innovations to Dismantle White Supremacy in Nursing Practice            

Theresa Chase:   Broken Wings: Integrating Students with Disabilities into Health Science Education

Charlotte Barry:  Teaching/Learning Caring in Nursing within the Context of Simulation

Symposium Presenters and Titles - 90 Minutes Each      

Ryan De Torres:   An Integrative Review of Interventions to Promote Culturally Congruent Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Mary Ellen Wright:  Calls for Caring in Complex Situations: A View of Help-Seeking

Michelle Spadoni:  A Sense of Brokenness: Sr. Simone Roach’s Philosophy of Compassion During Covid-19

Podium Presentations: Practice - 30 Minutes Each

Regine Placide Reaves:  Application of Caring Theory for Parents of Children with Special Healthcare Needs

Christine Griffin:  Compassion Without Fatigue

Kelly Morrow:  The Unintended Consequences of Privileging Process over People in Care Settings

Nur-Fadzilah Anyaman:  Journey to the Unexplored Setting: The Lived Experience of Occupational Health Nurses

Sophia Cyril Vincent:  Geriatric Giants and E-Home Care: A Scoping Review

Ana Esteban:  Application of the 12E2 Formula to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Zahra Rahimi:  Terminology and Culturally Competent Care for Diverse Individuals at End of Life

Freslyn Lim-Saco:  Emotional Sentience as Caring for Persons Sustained with Technologies at the End-of-Life

Parastu Barnett:  COVID-19: An Organizational Theoretical-Guided Self-Caring Resilience Gu

Jennifer Drake:  Tea for the Soul: Fostering Resilience and Soul Care in the Pandemic and Beyond

Rudolf Cymorr Kirby Martinez:  Caring Phonesis and the Liminality of AI Advancement: Implications for Nursing and Nurses

Rachel Johnson:  Together with Veterans, Unitary Caring Science in Communitas Coaching to Prevent Veteran Suicide in Rural U.S. Communities

Denise Laws:  Effect of A Cappela Song on Caritas Qualities in Medical-Surgical Nurses

Elin Hoyvik:  Patient Participation in Nursing Homes

Suzanne Joy Bell:  Holistic Care in a Broken World

Mary Ann Friesen:  Supporting a Culture of Inquiry and Inclusion through Human Caring

Elizabeth Kinchen:  Patient and Provider Experiences with Healthcare Decision-Making: A Qualitative Study

Maryann Malloy:  Does Structured Discharge Education in the NICU Improve the Parent’s Readiness for Discharge?

Mary Ann Leavitt:  Nursing and Engineering: Creating Collaborations to Advance Caring in Education, Research, and Practice

Shirley Gordon:  Caring for Persons with Stigmatized Conditions: Theory of Shared Vulnerability

Joseph Stern:  Grief Connects Us

Tomato Nishihira:  The Child-Rearing of Filipino Mothers Whose Positive Emotion was Cultivated by Reciprocal Caring

Patrick Palmeri:  Nurse Caring Behaviors Perceived by Hospitalized Patients during COVID-19: A Cross Sectional Study in Peru

Armiel Suriaga:  Nurses’ Perspective on Diverse Caring During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sylvain Brrousseau:  Embracing a Political Caring Literacy Model to Inform a Human Caring Policy within Healthcare Organizations

Podium Presentations: Education - 30 Minutes Each

Jill Van Der Like:  Using a Virtual Megacode Simulation for Diverse Caring during COVID-19

Jane Sumner:  My Story: To Be Cared for or Uncared for?

Marilyn A. Ray:  Transcultural Caring Dynamics as a Focus of Inclusivity and Diversity

Jan Anderson:  Caring Curriculum in the Caritas Coach Education Program®: A Curriculum that Addresses our “Ethical Demand” to Care for One Another

Deborah Shields:  Coming Back: Living the Theory of Healing in a Graduate Nursing Course

Madeline Thomas:  The Emancipation of My Nursing Identify

Suzie Kaye:  Integrating Caring Theory in Simulation Pre-Work, Simulation, and Debriefing

Yan Ming:  Applying a Humanistic CARE Model to Promote Diversity, Collaboration, and Inclusion

Mary Wilby:  Moving Toward a More Diverse Nursing Workforce

Lynne A. Wagner:  Caring Moments of Transpersonal Vulnerability: Stirring Heart, Connection, and Hope-moved to Aesthetic

Lynne Dunphy:  Coming to Know Other through the Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Catherine Stubin:  A Call to Intervene: Suicide Risk among Nursing Students

Amanda Shilo:  Clinical Instructor Perceptions of Caring by Male Nursing Students

Deborah Schuhmacker:  Inclusivity of Care Beyond the Body Physical: Deep Care, a Diverse Dimension for Spirit and Soul

Ma. Luisa Molano-Pirzan:  Nursing Knowledge for the Care of the Person: Project-Based Learning

Dimitri Letourneau:  Student’s Development of a Humanistic Caring Practice through the Learning of a Nursing Conceptual Model

Margaret Erickson:  Embracing Different Worldviews: The Pathway to Inclusivity in Healthcare

Geraldine Hider:  Three Vital Intentions: Respecting Ethical Integrity in Narrative and Narrator

Marcia Hills:  A Theoretical/Philosophical Framework for Caring Science Curriculum

Chantal Cara:  The Humanistic Model of Nursing Care-UdeM: It’s added Value Informing Educator’s Caring Teaching Practice

Kathleen Clark:   Title

Gayle Casterline & Anna S. Hamrick:  The Lived Experience of Holistic-Self-Care

Podium Presentations: Research           30 Minutes Each

Holly Wei:  Perioperative nurses’ burnout and stress biomarker telomere biology: Indications for human caring during the pandemic

Iril Panes:  Intertwining Spirality-Synchrony Theory within the Realm of Mental Illness

Sillmark Bacason:  Nurse-Led Community-Based Mental Care: A Shift in Mental Health Nursing Practice

Mary Brigd Martin:  Nursing Theory: A Basis for Instrument Development Using Tappen’s Concept Tree Approach

Colleen A. Maykut:  Mapping Our Nursing Essence

Abdulkarim Agga:  Culture-Based Health Practices in Tribal Communities and Challenges of the Nurses: Basis for Health Education

Maria Bjorkmark:  Living Between Two Worlds: Experiences of Life After Religious Disaffiliation

Zahra Rahimi:  Diversity of End-of-Life Care Preferences among Older Adults

Katherine Heinze:  Moral Resilience and the Moral Community of Healthcare Inter-Professionals

Elizabeth Adenmosun:  Caring Attributes in Interventions for Sexual Risk Behaviors among Adolescents

Elizabeth Olafson:  Embodying Parenting in the Midst of Conflicting Complexity

Seham Alselami:  The Unitary Caring Lived Experience of Family-Givers of Hospitalized Patients with Stroke in Saudi Arabia

Lida Nikfarid:  Caring in the Context of Iranian Mysticism and Wisdom

Lisa Wiese:  Maximizing Inclusivity in Research by Applying Caring Science Concepts

Caroline Dorsen:  The Meaning and Impact of Gender Affirmation: An Exploratory Study

Kate Reid:  VOICES: South Island New Zealand Pilot: Survey of Bereaved People

John Nelson:   Invariance Testing to Advance Assessment of Caring Globally

Podium Presentations: Aesthetic - 30 Minutes Each

Joseph Giovannoni:  We are Luminous Energy Field

Ms. Jihan Mahmood Al-hadhrami:  Radical Forgiveness: A Tool of Caring for the Critical Ill Patient

Pamela Coombs Delis:  An Aesthetic Examination of Chronic Illness Using the Kawa Model

Virtual Poster Hall                 2 hours

Savina Schoenhofer:  The Nursing As Caring Natural Language Processing Project. 

Charlotte Weiss:  Inviting Diverse and Inclusive Teaching/Learning Environments in Higher Education

Narciso Quidley-Rodgriguez:  Caring for Sexual and Gender Minorities Utilizing Mayeroff’s Caring Ingredients

Erin McGinnis:  Preferred Self-Care Behaviors of Participants Who Have Completed a Caring Science Online Course

Charlotte Weiss:  Concept Analysis of Disenfranchised Grief: To Awaken our Caring Humanity

Seham Alseami:  Conceptualization of Family Caregiving Within a Unitary Caring Perspective

Mary Doan:  Power and Resilience in Nursing Students During a Pandemic

Samirh Said Alghtani:  A Systematic Review of Family Caregivers of Persons with Serious Mental Illness in Non-Western Countries

Trudi Sabaj:  Academic and Healthcare Partnership: Co-creating Research on Caring

Michelle Ferguson:  Open Myc: Carving out Creative Spaces for Nursing Aesthetic Expressions


Links to presentations will be emailed to registrants in June

This activity has been submitted to the American Holistic Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  


2022 Conference Theme

 Inclusive Caring: Theory Guided Evidence-Based Practice

Host and Sponsor:  

Details to follow:

Presentation formats include podium, workshop, symposium, and poster.

Conference Presentation Formats and Instructions for Presenters

IAHC collaborates with the following organizations

Anne Boykin Institute        Watson Caring Science Institute


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