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Revised Schedule for Summer sessions of CCNEPal 2017


Three weeks shortened from end of schedule Updated June 24th I need to update my schedule. I cancelled all the previously-scheduled sessions outside Kathmandu Valley  after June 23rd. I gave the talk in Kirtipur, and will deliver the sessions listed below. I … Continue reading

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Feb 27th – CCNEPal announces NEW GoFundMe campaign for summer 2017


Summer 2017 CCNEPal will once again teach in Nepal. Today we announced a new, scaled-down fundraising campaign to support CCNEPal’s summer 2017 activities. We are trying to raise $4,000 for a three-month trip to teach ACLS in Nepal, especially the … Continue reading

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Nepal’s Role in the “Global Resuscitation Alliance” -is there one?


This past week brought the announcement of two new organizations to promote better resuscitation from cardiac arrest, worldwide. “The Global Resuscitation Alliance” and the “Resuscitation Academy.” wow.  I love an audacious goal, but – I’m a bit of a skeptic. … Continue reading

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Ten Rules to Prevent Thrashing of Doctors in Nepal


Update October 2nd 2016 In Charikot, Dolkha district, there was an “incident.”  I do not pretend to know the details, but one pertinent feature was publishing a videotape of the doctors involved, apologizing for what happened.  Fortunately, these particular doctors … Continue reading

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What every nurse and doctor in Nepal needs to know about Triage of mass casualties Sept 7, 2015


The protests and response in Nepal are continuing and many people are worried they will get larger and more aggressive, provoking more violence as the Army tries to control things. I am not here to take sides. The politics are … 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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