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In partnership with the University of Development Studies in Tamale, Ghana, the Duke Global Health Institute is increasing access to anesthesia by creating distance-based, educational opportunities for nurse anesthetists.
There are only two bachelor of science degree programs for nurse anesthesia in all of Ghana
To earn a degree, practicing anesthetists have to leave their communities, endangering those who need surgical care.
Duke and UDS offer an executive-style, distance-based training program for healthcare workers in Ghana.
Listen to the UDS/Duke Nurse Anesthetist students express how the Distance-based, Executive-style Degree Completion Program has affected their lives and their communities.
The program is successfully alleviating the health-worker shortage, particularly in rural Ghana ...
by allowing practicing anesthetists to complete their degrees without sacrificing care for their communities ...