Monthly Archives: March 2015

About the Dr. GKC hunger strike in #Nepal March 28th, 2015


UPDATE April 3rd, 2015 – here is a link to Nepali newspaper that describes the agreement to end the hunger strike and accede to the demands of Dr. GKC. I occasionally blog on DailyKos in USA, a web page for … Continue reading

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part 3 about “thrashing” of healthcare workers in Nepal – building design


Part three of a series Be sure to read parts 1 and part 2. The threat of violence against health care workers in Nepal is real.  CCNEPal has always addressed this issue in our training. In fact, people say that … Continue reading

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part 2 De-escalation techniques in #Nepal – eliminating the threat of “thrashing”


This is part two. Here is the problem for MBBS docs who are doing a year-long internship: In MBBS program, the curriculum has been science-based. They are rewarded for doing research on physiological problems related to medical diagnosis. They are … Continue reading

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part 1) What #Nepal doctors and Nurses need to know about “getting thrashed”


Young doctors worry about this in Nepal. A lot. Sooner or later, every nurse and doctor in Nepal has confronted a situation in which a family member threatens violence. It’s a fact of life, here. It happens to the junior doctors … Continue reading

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Update on seats available for CCNEPal sessions 3 (March 29, 30 and 31st) and 4 (April 5,6, 7)as of March 10th


As of March 13th, there are seats available in the last session of CCNEPal’s 3-day course. Session three is March 29th, 30, and 31st. officially there are no seats remaining. Session four is April 5th, 6th and 7th. Officially, there are four … Continue reading

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Mentoring ACLS Instructors in Nepal 2015 – CCNEPal invites – YOU!


What has CCNEPal done? CCNEPal has been teaching ACLS skills in Nepal since 2011 and in that time we have given certificates to about 1,600 nurses and doctors who have taken the 3-day (nurses) or 2-day (doctors) course. We have … Continue reading

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CCNEPal updated schedule of sessions for APril and May 2015


Note: this will be amended as sessions are added. This is not the final list. All good things must come to an end I knew when I got the approval to spend a year in Nepal teaching critical care that … Continue reading

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