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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 Nepal 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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Feb 16 2018 update from CCNEPal regarding summer plans for 2018


This will be brief. I haven’t added to this blog in some time, not since reporting on one of the most recent thrashing incidents. This blog provides commentary on issues affecting nursing and especially critical care nursing, in the country … Continue reading

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Partial review of media reports of “thrashing” of doctors in Nepal and India. Please send more links


Internet based list of links to thrashing episodes in Nepal Compiled by Joe Niemczura, RN, MS September 2018 Update: click here to read my take on the NMA protest. This is provided as background to the issue of thrashing. I … Continue reading

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Sept 31st: The NMA hospital protest fizzles out


The hospital protest is over, and the question is whether it made any difference. Here is the press release in Nepali from Nepal Medical Association. I sent out a general query as to whether it was a successful protest or … Continue reading

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about mechanical ventilator patient in Nepal


Update:  This one got hundreds of hits, but few clicks on the video and I think I needed to be more focused. I made a separate entry to focus just on the ET tube cuff volume issue.  CLICK HERE for … Continue reading

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