Tag Archives: #Nepalquake

May 28 report of CCNEPal part three


Please read parts one and two. In part one, I summarized the numbers of sessions, the locations and the people who took the 2-day (MBBS) or 3-day (for nurses and nursing students) versions of the ACLS course. In part two, … Continue reading

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May 27th eye-witness report #2 by Nepali nurse from USA after earthquake relief expedition


Editor’s Note; Unita Magar, RN is a nurse who now lives in Omaha, Nebraska. She attended nursing graduate school in New York City but Unita┬áis originally from Rukum district in western Nepal. She is active in NANA, the professional association … Continue reading

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First-hand eye-witness description of nursing needs in earthquake-ravaged area of Nepal by a Nepali-American nurse


A #Nepal -American nurse reports from #Sindupalchowk after #Nepalquake Firsthand assessment This was on the FaceBook page of a friend and I thought it was newsworthy. Generally, the people doing actual earthquake relief are too busy to send reports back, … Continue reading

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what the nurses of Nepal need to know about cholera, part one May 13th, 2015


Diarrhea Cholera is endemic in Nepal, along with other diarrheal diseases. There are small outbreaks but these are contained before they get to the epidemic stage. Haiti had a cholera epidemic after the 2010 earthquake, and people are worried that … Continue reading

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Florence Nightingale in #QuakeNepal part 2: how nurses can lead the way


April 29th, 2015 writing from Bhairawaha. One of my recent blogs was to ask all my nurse-friends “What would Florence Nightingale do?” and it got a lot of positive hits. The bottom line of that blog was simple: don’t wait … 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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