Category Archives: medical volunteer in Nepal

July 6th 2018 Update for CCNEPal


UPDATED July 13th This will be brief. we now have about two weeks remaining on this trip. We have taught seventeen sessions and given 489 certificates. We will give about a hundred more if all goes to plan. Valerie Aikman,RN, … Continue reading

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CCNEPal 2018 updated schedule as of June 9, 2018 “On the trail to six hundred certificates”


This is the updated itinerary for CCNEPal as of June 9 2018. We have taught six sessions since arrival, with 179 certificates given. We will do two more three-day sessions this week in Kathmandu, at Mediciti Hospital. Mediciti has been … Continue reading

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June 9 2018 update on anatomy lab for our training course on critical care skills


The first session for this year’s series of training programs in Nepal was held at National Trauma Center, part of Bir Hospital, for a group of BN nursing students. One member of the class had previously taken the course and … Continue reading

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CCNEPal itinerary for #Nepal critical care teaching summer 2018, places and dates


We arrive May 17th (Joe) and 19th (Valerie) and run around like crazy getting supplies and things organized for a couple of days. Wish us luck! The schedule is falling into place May 20th,21st and 22nd – Bir Hospital B … Continue reading

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Teaching #criticalcare skills to nurses and doctors in #Nepal, getting ready for summer 2018


Summer break. School in USA goes for one more week. Then in two weeks, CCNEPal gets on the plane for┬áNepal again, teaching critical care skills for summer 2018. What does CCNEPal do, exactly? This has been answered on the blog … Continue reading

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April 21 2018 Update on CCNEPal summer trip to Nepal


The ticket(s) have been purchased. CCNEPal is (usually) a one-person circus of teaching and we never know whether any given trip to Nepal will be the last one. I have been saying this since 2007, the first year I visited … Continue reading

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Doctors thrashed by mob of fifty people at work in India, after death of 26 year old man, March 20th 2018


Okay, so I use this blog to keep a running track of “thrashing incidents” in Nepal. I also list incidents in India since this problem is worse there. Today’s news was about the actual death of a resident doctor in … Continue reading

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