Tag Archives: ACLS

Burn care in Nepal, an update August 2016


April 2018 Update: six-minute CNN video about the Burn Center in Kirtipur https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2018/01/03/vital-signs-nepals-largest-burn-center-c.cnn March 12 2018 update: Today’s Nepal news is a plane that veered off the runway while landing and burst into flames. Two dozen victims survived and were … Continue reading

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Mentoring ACLS Instructors in Nepal 2015 – CCNEPal invites – YOU!


What has CCNEPal done? CCNEPal has been teaching ACLS skills in Nepal since 2011 and in that time we have given certificates to about 1,600 nurses and doctors who have taken the 3-day (nurses) or 2-day (doctors) course. We have … Continue reading

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CCNEPal updated schedule of sessions for APril and May 2015


Note: this will be amended as sessions are added. This is not the final list. All good things must come to an end I knew when I got the approval to spend a year in Nepal teaching critical care that … Continue reading

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March 5th 2015 list of scenarios we use in the CCNEPal sessions


Okay, so at CCNEPal we model the course after the template published by the American Heart Association in their Instructor Manual. The course we teach at CCNEPal is NOT the “official” AHA ACLS course, though, because it is specifically adapted … 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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Updated hour-by-hour schedule for 3-day course on critical care nursing


Executive summary In 2013 somebody asked to see the schedule for the course. it’s a reasonable request, but – I had not written it down. so I dashed off a reply. Two weeks ago I updated the schedule to reflect … Continue reading

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Schedule for 2-day version of Cardiac Life Support course


MBBS? Medical Officers? CCNEPal will be available to train MBBS students in Cardiac Life Support, and is working to schedule this with some hospitals (I will announce more when dates are confirmed). for nurses When we teach this to nurses, … Continue reading

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