Bernard Wambua Mbithi

img024Name: Bernard Wambua Mbithi Position: Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), MSc (Public Health), BScN, KRPoN, HRD, KRCHN
Email: bmbithi@jkuat.ac.ke, bwmbithi@yahoo.co.uk
Area of Specialization: General Nursing, Perioperative Nursing
Teaching /Research Interests: Clinical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Research

Memberships
Nursing Council of Kenya
National Nurses’ Association of Kenya
Perioperative Nurses Chapter of NNAK

Publications

1.Amadi BK, Oluchina S, Makworo D and Mbithi BW. (2019). Perinatal Factors Associated with Birth Asphyxia among Neonates at a County Referral Hospital in Kenya; International Journal of Nursing Science; 9(3): 65-69.doi:10.5923/j.nursing.20190903.0: ISSN: 2167-7441; e-ISSN: 2167-745X
2.Mbithi, WB, Mwenda, CS and Karonjo J.(2018). Observed Utilization of the Nursing Process among Nurses in Selected Public Health Care Facilities in Kenya;International Journal of Nursing Science 8(5): 77-82. DOI: 10.5923/j.nursing.20180805.01
3.Mbithi, WB, Mwenda, CS and Karonjo J.(2018). Knowledge on Nursing Process among Nurses in Selected County Referral Hospitals in Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 8 (11): 25-30; DOI: 10.29322/IJSRP.8.11.2018.p8305. ISSN 2250-3153
4.Mbithi, WB, Mwenda, CS and Karonjo J.(2018). Institutional Factors Affecting Utilization of Nursing Process among Nurses in Selected Public Health Care Facilities in Kenya; International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering 4(10): 146-153; DOI: doi.org/10.31695/IJASRE.2018.32922: ISSN : 2454-8006
5.Mbithi BW, Mathulu AW and Thagicu M. (2017). Association between Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Uptake of Caesarian Section among Mothers at a Private Tertiary Health Care Facility in Nairobi Kenya, International Journal of Healthcare Sciences; 5, (1): (510-514) ;ISSN 2348-5728
6.Mathulu AW and Mbithi BW. (2017). Socio-Cultural Factors Influencing Uptake of Skilled Childbirth Services among Women in Kaiti Division, Makueni District (Kenya)- International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), .6 (2):104~111 ISSN: 2252-8806
7.Njung’e WW, Mbithi BW and Okova R. (2017). Completion of Intravenous Fluids Administration Regimen by Nurses Working in Adult Medical and Surgical Wards at a County Referral Hospital, Kenya, Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing, 35: 33-35. ISSN 2422-8419
8.Thagichu M, Mbithi BW, and Karonjo J. (2017). Indications of Caeserian Section as a mode of Delivery among Mothers at a Private Tertiary Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research; 6 (2): 1312-1315. ISSN: 2319-7064
9.Mathulu AW and Mbithi BW. (2016). Job Satisfaction among the Nurses of Makueni District Hospital, Kenya. International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS) , 5 (4) : 450-457. ISSN: 2252-8806
10.Kirui H and Mbithi BW. (2012). Knowledge, attitude and practice on nursing process among nurses, at the Kenyatta national hospital (main theatres), Kenya nursing journal, 42 (1)
11.Otsyeno, F; Mbithi WB, & Nyaga, M. (2012). Operating Room Techniques: A Manual For Orthopaedic Operating Room Staff, Published in Germany By Lambert Publishers

Presentations
1. Mbithi WB. (2017): Completion of Intravenous Fluids Administration Regimen by Nurses Working in Adult Medical and Surgical Wards at a County Referral Hospital, Kenya: Presented during the KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL/ UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI third scientific research conference, held at the University of Nairobi, Lecture Halls.
2. Mbithi WB. (2017): Indications of Caesarean Section as a mode of Delivery among Mothers at a Private Tertiary Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya: Presented during the KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL/ UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI third scientific research conference, held at the University of Nairobi, Lecture Halls.
3. Mbithi WB. (2016): Prevalence of work related injuries:A retrospective literature review: Presented during THEATRE NURSES’ CONFERENCE at the Noble
hotel, Eldoret
4. Mbithi WB (2014): An epidemiology of surgical site infections:A retrospective literature review: Presented during THEATRE NURSES’ CONFERENCE at the Waterbuck, hotel, Nakuru
5. Mbithi WB (2013): Policies and standards: Medico-legal issues in the operating rooms: Presented during THEATRE NURSES’ CONFERENCE at the Garden hotel, Machakos
6. Mbithi WB (2012): Knowledge, Attitude and practice on nursing process among nurses at a tertiary care (operating rooms): Presented during THE ANNUAL NURSES CONFERENCE at Wild Waters, Mombasa
7. Mbithi WB (2010): Severity of non-fatal injuries among road traffic accident Casualties at the accident and emergency department: Presented during the KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL/ UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI third scientific research conference, held at the UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI , LECTURE HALLS.