The Latin American Center for Pediatric Oncology Nursing Education: development, implementation, and accomplishments.

@article{Day2013TheLA,
  title={The Latin American Center for Pediatric Oncology Nursing Education: development, implementation, and accomplishments.},
  author={Sara W. Day and Lorena Segovia and Paola Viveros and Mohammad R Alqudimat and Gaston K. Rivera},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={340-5}
}
BACKGROUND Pediatric oncology nurses in low- and middle-income countries have limited access to specialized education and clinical training. This is a major impediment for treating children with cancer and contributes to the disparity in survival rates between high- and low-income countries. The International Outreach Nursing Program at St Jude Children's Research Hospital established full-time nurse educator positions at partner sites throughout Latin America. Experienced nurses were hired as… CONTINUE READING