Eastern Europe Center of Excellence for Nurses in Tobacco Control (EE-COE)
Investigator: Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH
Location(s): Hungary; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia
Eastern Europe Center of Excellence for Nurses in Tobacco Control (EE-COE), is a collaboration between the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care, UCSF & UCLA Schools of Nursing, and partners from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Romania. The EE-COE partners have developed, and are currently implementing educational activities in each of the five countries. The goal of this collaboration was to build capacity among nurses in general practice and in oncology to implement evidence-based interventions with all patients who smoke.