Tag Archives: Nepal earthquake

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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Disaster Competence Literature review part 2 Ethical Issues by Gaynor Sheahan


editor’s note: part two of a review of disaster nursing by Gaynor Sheahan, RN, MS This is from a paper written for Monash University. reprinted with permission. Ethical Issues in Disaster Nursing Ethical issues and cultural competence are also significant … Continue reading

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How a doctor or nurse can prepare for a medical volunteer trip to Nepal since the April 2015 earthquake.


Feb 22nd  Update My February 19th Nursing Grand Rounds appearance at DHMC in Hanover, NH – is now a warm memory. I enjoyed meeting the nurses. If you found this location because of the links, below  is the key reading for … Continue reading

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Grief in Nepal, a short introduction post-earthquake, May 6th 2015


We are eleven days post-earthquake as of today. May 7th update: for three years prior to the earthquake, I have dealt with culturally-specific reactions of Nepali people to unexpected tragedy and loss. For any person or group that deals with … Continue reading

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USA – #Nepal show #solidarity with #NepalEarthquake victims using prayer flags


The best thing a concerned American can do, is to send money to a reputable aid organization that is working in Nepal. My favorite would be the American Nepal Medical Foundation. I was talking with my daughter in Rockville Maryland … Continue reading

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What would Florence Nightingale do if she were in #Nepal right now after the #earthquake?


What would Florence Nightingale do? I have a suggestion for all my nursing colleagues in Kathmandu. There are evidently many places where people are living outside. I am outside the Valley, and reading everything I can get my hands on. … Continue reading

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The power of fear and rumor in #Nepal right now, April 26, 2015


Let me be clear: I am in Bhairawaha, not Kathmandu. I am hundreds of miles from the capital city. I normally teach critical care nursing in Kathmandu and spend about fifty per cent of my time outside the Kathmandu valley. … Continue reading

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