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    Educational Qualifications:

    • Master of Nursing (Research), University of Cape Coast, 2015.
    • Bachelor of Nursing, University of Cape Coast, 2012.
    • Diploma in Nursing (Top up), University of Ghana, 2008.
    • Registered General Nursing (Diploma), Ho Nursing Training College, 2005.


    Areas of Specialisation

    • Child Health; Nursing Education, Emergency Nursing.


    Service to the Community

    • Assistant examination coordinator
    • Member of Christian Service University College Library committee
    • An examiner for the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana.
    • Research coordinator for the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, CSUC
    • Coordinator for patient/family care study for Department of Nursing.


    Published Peer reviewed articles / Book Chapters/ Academic books

    • Atakro, A., & Gross, J. (2016). Preceptorship versus Clinical Teaching Partnership:Literature Review and Recommendations for Implementation in Ghana. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/1919246
    • Atakro, C. A., Ninnoni, J. P., Adatara, P., Gross, J., &Agbavor, M. (2016).Qualitative Inquiry into Challenges Experienced by Registered General Nurses in the Emergency Department: A Study of Selected Hospitals in the Volta Region of Ghana. Emergency Medicine International. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/6082105
    • Atakro, C. A. (2017). Experiences of Student Nurses and Midwives at Selected Hospitals in the Volta Region of Ghana. Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, 21(4), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.9734/JESBS/2017/33976
    • Atakro, C. A., Gross, J., Sarpong, T., Armah, E., &Akuoko, C. P. (2017). Qualitative inquiry into Registered General Nurses’ experiences in the emergency centre. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2017.08.007
    • Atakro, C. A. (2017). Differences and Similarities of Motivating and Demotivating Factors of Emergency Nursing Care in Rural and Urban Emergency Units-A Study of Selected Rural and Urban Emergency Units in the Volta Region of Ghana. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 114–118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijans.2017.11.002
    • Atakro, C.A., Boni, G.S., Gross. J. (2017). Socio-economic impact of indwelling urethral Catheter: The experiences of patients discharged from the Volta Regional Hospital of Ghana. Numid Horizon, 1-6.

    Articles under review

    • Atakro, CA. et al (2017).Qualitative Inquiry into Noninfectious Challenges Experienced by Men on Indwelling Urinary Catheters. African Journal of Urology (Under Review).
    • Atakro, C.A. et al (2017). Clinical Placement Experiences by Undergraduate Nursing Students in Selected Teaching Hospitals in Ghana. BMC Journal of medical education (Under Review).
    • A. Atakro. (2017). Factors militating against the prevention of malaria in under-five children-a qualitative explorative studies of under-five children in selected health facilities in Ashanti region. BMC Malaria Journal (Under Review).
    • Atakro, CA. et al (2017). Contributing Factors to Unsafe Abortion Practices among Women of Reproductive Age at Selected District Hospitals in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. BMC Women’s Health (Under Review).
    • Atakro, CA. et al (2017). Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Evidence-Based Practice among Registered General Nurses at Selected Teaching Hospitals in Ashanti Region of Ghana. Plos One Journal (Under Review).

    Research in Progress

    1. Married Nurses Attitudes towards Vasectomy.
    2. Nursing Care Needs of the Aged in Ghana.
    3. Bioterrorism preparedness by Nurses in Ghana.
    4. Impact of mortality conferences on nursing care.
    5. Exploring the concept of patient participation in Ghana.


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