Monthly Archives: July 2015

CCNEPal goes trekking August 2015


I will be away from this blog for a few days. I’ll be backpacking in northern Maine on the Appalachian Trail. Here is a link from a past trip to that area. https://joeniemczura2012.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/sleeping-arrangements-on-the-a-t/ In general, any blog entries on the … Continue reading

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part two of debriefing video is now on YouTube July 25th 2015


This will be brief. please read the blog entries over the past few months that address the issue of thrashing of health care workers in Nepal. It’s something every Nepali nurse or doc needs to be aware of. Ke garne? … Continue reading

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Campaign to teach situational awareness to MBBS docs in Nepal Jul 21 2015


All #Nepal nurses and MBBS docs need to read this carefully before viewing the videos of violence against health care workers in Nepal. Specifically, CLICK HERE to see the video that shows what CCNEPal trains docs and nurses. https://youtu.be/jVDLXzwDWRA (note: … Continue reading

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My advice to those seeking to bring back the tourists to Nepal July 19th 2015


I love Nepal and I want them to recover and thrive after their earthquake, but….. warning: this is not a neat blog. I know it’s disjointed but I’m publishing it anyway. It’s thinking out loud. please share. Nepal is desperate … Continue reading

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July 18, 2015 an MBBS doc writes about ACLS for interns


Editor’s note: I was privileged to work with Chitwan Medical College (CMC) in 2015 to train 120 MBBS interns with the 2-day course of Cardiac Life Support from CCNEPal. CMC was a terrific partner and they are now teaching this … Continue reading

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Why not certify ICUs in Nepal? July 2015


The trend A hospital decides it will have an ICU. They buy the equipment and hire the staff. Poof! Magic! Now they have one! or do they? No. To create an ICU you need a team of nurses. The question … Continue reading

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