Monthly Archives: June 2015

Medical Volunteers are urgently needed now in Nepal Jun 24th 2015

Disaster relief drama The April 25th earthquake provoked an international response from countries all over the world. Everyone knew that Kathmandu was overdue for an earthquake, and planning had taken place quietly. The western countries responded with a huge airlift. … Continue reading

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Disaster Competence Literature review part 2 Ethical Issues by Gaynor Sheahan

editor’s note: part two of a review of disaster nursing by Gaynor Sheahan, RN, MS This is from a paper written for Monash University. reprinted with permission. Ethical Issues in Disaster Nursing Ethical issues and cultural competence are also significant … Continue reading

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Disaster Competence Literature Review Guest Post by Gaynor Sheahan RN, M Sc June 8 2015

Editor’s note: Gaynor Sheahan, RN is a nurse from Australia with long ties to Nepal, including work at Patan Hospital to set up their first triage system. She wrote this paper about disaster nursing as a graduate school assignment. It … Continue reading

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