Nursing

Nurses take evidence-based research improvements to Africa

HCPro's Advisor to the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®, December 1, 2010

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Barbara Buchko, MS, RN, clinical nurse specialist in Women and Children Services at WellSpan Health’s York Hospital, and Linda C. Pugh, PhD, RNC, FAAN, director of evidence-based practice (EBP)/nursing research at York Hospital, were asked recently to take their knowledge of EBP on the road—or more accurately, up in the air. The nurse educators were invited to a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya to help improve its EBP program. The two recently visited the facility—Aga Khan University Hospital, a modern 250-bed facility—at the request of Zeenat Sulaiman, MScN, RN, the hospital’s chief nurse. 

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