Tag Archives: Kathmandu

An Open Letter to the Mountaineers who will not climb Everest in 2014


UPDATE May 9, 2015 The 2015 Mt Everest climbing season was cancelled, after the deadly avalanche that swept away the fixed rope system through the icefall on the route. Nineteen lives were lost. The western media seems to have given … Continue reading

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CCNEPal 2013 – gearing up for summer 2013


We now have an official name for this project. Previously I have just called it Kathmandu Critical Care Nursing Education summer 2013. It will now be called CCNEPal – Critical Care Nursing Education Project Nepal which will be more “catchy” Summary: Until … Continue reading

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Tips about learning Nepali Language


Learning the Nepali language  The 2013 trip will not require proficiency in Nepali language, but if you do study it you will have ever so much more fun. The simple fact of reading a street sign or a menu will … Continue reading

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Link to the Professionally-edited YouTube Video


please consider subscribing to my current blog, Honolulu 2011-2012 A late entry to this blog. One day a professional photojournalist came to class. She took footage of the mega-code drills, including small teams working on resuscitation protocols. She also interviewed me. She … Continue reading

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Back in Honolulu


The flights were uneventful and of course, long. I got up periodically to stretch legs and prevent DVT of course. It is nice to be back, spent the time getting the place in order. I will be deactivating this blog … Continue reading

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The Secret of a Good Professional Curriculum Vitae and other fallacies


please consider subscribing to my current blog, Honolulu 2011-2012 Curriculum Vitae Was toying with how to describe this summer’s project in my CV, and the spectrum of descriptors extends to the horizon in both directions….. it can be anything from … Continue reading

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the last seventyfive students July 29


(Thursday evening Got back from dinner with a friend to see that th Koreans were back – about twenty eating kim chee in the kitchen – nodding politely and smiling. Twelve women are in the annexe with me; the men … Continue reading

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