International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 166

Full Length Research Paper

Cross River State experience of the mandatory continuing professional development program for nurses: A case study of the 34th session in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Alberta David Nsemo
  • Alberta David Nsemo
  • Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
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Effioawan Irene Nkere
  • Effioawan Irene Nkere
  • Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
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Emmanuel Chukwunwike Enebeli
  • Emmanuel Chukwunwike Enebeli
  • Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 02 January 2019
  •  Accepted: 24 April 2019
  •  Published: 31 May 2019

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