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A Simple Way to Re-Inforce the Message of Global Nursing


Every School of Nursing in USA needs this. Buy one, or two, or ten. Put it on the wall outside your office. It’s a poster from the Syracuse Cultural Workers.   Think of no one as “them” Don’t confuse your … Continue reading

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Reprint of Interview with Joe Niemczura published in “Imprint” regarding volunteer nursing in Nepal


Editor’s note: Joe Niemczura, RN, MS teaches nursing at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. He has also taught nursing in a rural area of the Himalayan country of Nepal. Joe was the keynote speaker at NSNA’s 2010 mid-year convention. … Continue reading

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Twelve steps to prepare for global health nursing


reprinted from something I wrote for one of the publications of the American Nurses Association. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Your nursing skills are your gift to the world. Take these steps to prepare to use them in a foreign culture. More American nurses are … Continue reading

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