Dr. Mutisya Albanus Kyalo

Position: Senior Lecturer and Dean, School of Nursing, JKUAT
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing), MScN (Emergency/Critical Care), BScN (General Nursing), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Biomedical Research (CITI).
Email: amutisya@jkuat.ac.ke, makxkyalo2016@gmail.com
Area of Specialization: Nursing, Emergency, Critical Care, Adult Nursing, Biomedical Research

Teaching /Research Interests: Nursing, Chronic disease, Clinical decision support, Community engagement, Health Promotion, HIV/AIDS, Global Health, Biomedical Research, Health and Sustainability, Interventions for patient self-management.



  1. Medical Benevolent Foundation – Member of Research Advisory Panel Kenya (RAP), A project on establishing national research priorities for nurses and midwives in Kenya (2019 To date)
  2. Burdett Trust For Nursing, UK – A project aimed at supporting the well-being and Resilience in the Nursing Workforce during and Post COVID-19 Pandemic for quality health care delivery and improved populations’ health outcomes in Kenya (2020 To date)


  • Wanjiku L., Mutisya A.K., Kariuki D.W., (2021): Social-Cultural Determinants of Male Partner Involvement in Antenatal Care at Anti-Stock – Theft – Unit Kenya; International J. of Health, Med. and Nur Prac., 3(1), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.47941/527
  • Alice N. M., Nilufa J. S., Albanus K.M., (2020): Institutional Related Factors Influencing Emergency Preparedness among Nurses at Machakos Level 5 Hospital Machakos County, Kenya; J. Health Sci., 33 (4) : 35 – 43; eISSN: 1022-9272
  • Mutinda J., Albanus K. M., Oluchina Sherry (2020): Analysis of Commonly Used Pain Assessment and Management Tools in Palliative Care: A Cross-Sectional Study in Embu and Machakos County Referral Hospitals, Kenya; J. Health Sci. 33(2) : 49 – 59
  • Mutinda J.N., Mutisya A. Kyalo, Oluchina S., (2019): Healthcare related barriers to pain management using opioids in palliative care- A cross- sectional study done in Kenya; East African Medical Journal, Vol. 96 No. 4
  • Mutisya A. Kyalo (2018): Essential Skills in Life Support, A Hand Book Of Emergency Care For Health Professionals and Students, Medwax Media Group, Nairobi.
  • Oguttu P., Makworo D., Mutisya A., Mutai K., Kang’ethe J., (2018): Utilization and determinants of family planning services among women post obstetric fistula repair in Kenyatta National Hospital; East African Medical Journal, 95 (11); 2091-2101.
  • Ronoh J.C., Mwaniki P., Mutai J.K. and Mutisya A. K. (2017): Factors Associated With Retention in Care among HIV Positive Adults Attending Pumwani Comprehensive Care Centre, In Nairobi County, Kenya; Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 3 (5); 2142-2157.
  • Mutisya A.K., Karani A. and Kigondu C. (2015): Research Utilization among Nurses at a Teaching Hospital in Kenya; Journal of Caring Sciences, 4(2); 95-104.
  • Mutisya A.K., Karani A. and Kigondu C. (2013): Research activities among nurses in a teaching and referral hospital in a developing country, Kenya; International Journal of Health Professions, 1(1); 32-37.
  • Mutisya A.K. and Maina P.W. (2011): Infection prevention and control in operating theatres: perspectives and practices at KNH; Kenya Nursing Journal 41(2); 11-22.
  • Mutisya A.K., Odero T.A., Rajula R.E., Musandu J.O. (2009): Factors affecting clinical decision making by Nurses at the Critical Care Unit in KNH; Kenya Nursing Journal, 38 (1); 4 – 14.

Book chapters:

  • Continuing professional development Framework, Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Accident and Emergency Nursing Training File, Nursing Council of Kenya


  • MutisyaK. (2016): Promoting Health Professions’ Education, Practice, Research and Retention. Presented at the 6th Africa Annual Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Symposium held on August 2 – 4, 2016 at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Mutisya A.K. (2015): Enhancing evidence-based nursing practice through a capacity building program in a developing country, Kenya. Presented at the Merck-Africa Research Summit in Geneva, Switzerland on 19 – 21 October 2015.
  • Mutisya A.K. (2015): Nursing research and evidence-based practice: Assessment, educational intervention and its outcome at KNH, Kenya. Presented at the 3rd KNH/UoN International Scientific Conference on 10-12th June 2015 at University of Nairobi.
  • Mutisya A.K. (2013): Factors influencing nursing research and evidence-based nursing practice among nurses in critical care units at Kenyatta National Hospital in Kenya. Presented at the 55th National Nurses’ Association of Kenya Annual Scientific Conference at St Andrews, Nairobi.
  • Mutisya A.K(2010): Infection prevention and control in operating theatres: perspectives and practices at KNH. Presented at the 3rd KNH Annual Scientific Conference.
  • Mutisya et al(2009): Motivation among Nurses: Perspectives and Challenges at KNH Documentation among Nurses: Knowledge, Attitude & Practice at KNH Presented at the 2nd KNH Annual Scientific Conference at KNH.
  • Mutisya et al(2009): Factors affecting clinical decision making by Nurses at the Critical Care Unit in KNH. Presented at the 51st National Nurses’ Association of Kenya Annual Scientific Conference at Kenya Methodist University, MERU.
  • Mutisya et al(2009): A survey of customer satisfaction at accident and emergency department, KNH. Presented at the 2nd KNH Annual Scientific Conference.



Professional Membership

  • Nursing Council of Kenya (Reg No 163)
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK)
  • Training Partner with National Resuscitation Council of Kenya (NRCK)
  • Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU)



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