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January 5th Update for summer 2019 teaching schedule of CCNEPal


CCNEPal offers a threeday course in critical care skills to nurses of Nepal since 2011. Browse past blog entries on this site to learn about our activities. As of January 2019, the plan is to arrive in Nepal around May … Continue reading

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July 21st report for the summer and upcoming schedule


I’m back in Bharatpur, where I was a month ago. The return bus ride through eastern Terai was wonderful – like riding through The Shire. Statistics to date: As of today I taught 19 sessions, with 560 certificates awarded.  The present … 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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Welcome Nurse Eye Roll fans!


Welcome Nurses of USA! I have more than one blog, and this is the one that describes, in professional terms, “CCNEPal” the critical care education project in Nepal that I started in 2011. Please feel free to browse the site. … Continue reading

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August 23rd 2015 CCNEPal update


I checked the statistical report of blog hits and I see that the home page, and whatever is there, is still getting a lot of hits every day. So – I need to put up something substantive instead of just saying … Continue reading

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CCNEPal “Road Trip” starts April 8th – dates and locations announced


Schedule of #ACLS training in #Nepal announced CCNEPal has always made our training available outside Kathmandu Valley. The next “Road trip” starts in just a few days. Here is the plan: April 8th – travel day, from KTM to Biratnagar. … 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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