Researcher Lara Martínez Gimeno, finalist of the Nursing in Development Awards in the category of Doctoral Thesis
Researcher Lara Martínez has been a finalist in the Nursing in Development Awards 2021 for her thesis “Project for the implementation of evidence in clinical practice and analysis of social networks of knowledge transfer in nursing professionals”, developed in the International Doctoral Programme in Applied Research in Health Sciences by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the University of León and the University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro (Portugal) and directed by Nélida Fernández Martínez and Gema Escobar Aguilar.
Lara Martínez’s thesis has evaluated the effectiveness of a model for the implementation of evidence-based recommendations in pain, falls prevention and urinary incontinence on patient outcomes and the quality of units in the National Health System during 2015-2018. It has also explored the social networks of knowledge transfer among the nursing professionals who have participated in the project.
Lara Martínez is a lecturer at the San Rafael-Nebrija Health Sciences Center and carries out her research activity in the IdiHealth group. She also belongs to the SALBIS group (Health, Well-being and Health Sustainability) at the University of León.
The winners in each category will be announced at the awards ceremony on 25 November.