Author Archives: Joe Niemczura, RN, MS

About Joe Niemczura, RN, MS

author of The Sacrament of the Goddess and The Hospital at the End of the World. find them on Amazon! My sixth trip to Nepal to teach nursing starts May 2014, but this time I have funding to extend it for a whole academic year. Nepal is a great country and the people here are wonderful to me. In May 2014 my second book, The Sacrament of the Goddess, was published. Find it on Amazon. I think more Americans need to learn about Global Health. The best way is to send them out as "boots on the ground" but that is not possible. The second-best way is to give them "eyes to see boots on the ground" - and so - the novel of Nepal! I maintain three blogs. You can find the list in the blogroll. On YouTube, look for the "Joe Niemczura Channel". and finally go to FaceBook to find the Fan Page for each of my books, The Hospital at the End of the World or The Sacrament of the Goddess. send me an email!

March 1st update as to seats available in CCNEPal 3-day critical care course at LNC March 29, 30 and 31 and again in April 5, 6 and 7th


today I checked with LNC Library, who are handling the further registrations for the 3-day sessions of the CCNEPal 3-day course in critical care nursing. session 3 – March 29, 30 and 31` – has 13 seats remaining. session 4 … Continue reading

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Feb 20th, 2015 Read this if you are thinking of working or living in Australia


Feb 21st 2015 UPDATE: This blog entry got about a thousand hits in the first day, including hundreds from Australia. The nurses of Nepal are very interested in keeping open the possibility of going abroad for further study, or for … Continue reading

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Equipment List to Teach BLS and ACLS in Nepal and any place


Improvising Equipment CCNEPal teaches BLS and ACLS since 2011 in Nepal, and we travel around the country. One time we planned to travel to Biratnagar and the local contact person asked: “How many CPR manikins do you bring?” My answer was, … Continue reading

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Schedule for 2-day course in Advanced Life Support for MBBS docs Feb 5th 2015


I have been asked to share the hour-by-hour schedule and the objectives,  for the course in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, that CCNEPal uses when we teach a class of MBBS docs. here it is, in all it’s glory. First, the … Continue reading

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March 2015 dates for 3-day sessions at Lalitpur Nursing Campus announced


UPDATED Feb 19th We are still registering students for these sessions! From here on, go to Lalitpur Nursing Campus in Sanepa, to the library, and register there. Session 1, March 1st, 2nd and 3rd – all seats taken, class is … Continue reading

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CCNEPal 3-day critical care nursing course in Kathmandu Valley February/March 2015


This will be a brief announcement. we expect to offer a series of the 3-day critical care skills training course in Kathmandu once again ( the fourth such series!) in February/March. This is the same 3-day course that has now … Continue reading

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Why Should a Nepali MBBS doc take an ACLS course?


MBBS doc “Role Development” for effective critical care – what is it? Critical care is not defined by a location (“ICU”) in a hospital. It’s more like a state of mind of the docs and nurses who provide life-saving emergency … Continue reading

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