Collaboration for Women Wellness in Rural Communities
Mary Ann Kelley, PhD, DSN, RN; Cassandra D. Ford, PhD, MSN, MBA, BSN, RN, FAHA -- Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
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Breast cancer impacts many women throughout the world. As nurses, health promotion and disease prevention are emphasized to all populations. In an effort to understand rural populations and their belief system, an interdisciplinary, feasibility study was developed to impact under-served, rural, African American women regarding breast cancer early detection.
29th International Nursing Research Congress: Innovative Global Nursing Practice and Education Through Research and Evidence-based Practice, July 19-23, 2018. Melbourne, Australia.
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