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Supporting Change in Oncology Nursing Practice in Kuwait

Veronica Nickerson

Jennifer Deering

Suha Alazmei

knowledge transfer, strategies, partnership, building specialized expertise
ONF 2017, 44(3), 280-283. DOI: 10.1188/17.ONF.280-283

As countries around the world struggle to provide oncology care and treatment to their populations, nurses, as the largest healthcare workforce, are faced with the challenge of obtaining, maintaining, and developing specialized oncology nursing knowledge and expertise. Strategies that can be deployed at a local level to support nurses with integrating new knowledge into practice are important in meeting and overcoming this challenge. This article describes a theory-based model for implementing oncology nursing best practices in the Middle Eastern country of Kuwait.

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