{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} 'I Am a Nurse': Oral Histories of African Nurses

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to collect the oral histories of African nursing leaders who studied and practiced nursing from the late colonial era (1950s) through decolonization and independence (1960s-70s), in order to better understand their experiences and perspectives.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize components of the local history of nursing seen from the perspectives of indigenous African nurses.
  2. Identify former and current locally prescribed roles of nurses in Africa.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: AJN0815A
Published: Aug 2015
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Barbra Mann Wall, PhD, RN, FAAN; Krist Dhurmah, Masters in Public Administration, BSN; Bassan Lamboni, Masters in Population Sciences, BSN; Benson Edwinson Phiri, Masters in Strategic Management, BSN
Specialties: Education, Research