Tag Archives: Nursing in Nepal

About the 65% Failure rate on June 2019 Nepal Nurse License exam – some factors to consider


Two-thirds failure rate on June 2019 Nursing License Exam The recent pass rate for the Nursing License Exam in Nepal was 35% announced in July. In other words, 65% of the examinees failed the exam. The exam is a two-and-a-half-hour … Continue reading

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June 8th 2019 Itinerary Update – sessions available in Kathmandu – let’s talk


I am presently in Bharatpur at “Purano” Medical College, and I just finished the seventh session. As of June 6th, there are 193 certificates awarded. Remaining Sessions in Bharatpur 8) June 9th, 10th & 11th h last three-day session for nursing staff at … Continue reading

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Plan now for course with CCNEPal in summer 2019


Destination – the future! Now that Christmas is over, it will fade out of sight in the rearview mirror as we hit the gas for our destination – 2019. Naturally it starts out as a year full of promise. Destination … Continue reading

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Team of Quebec Nurse educators to visit Nepal in spring 2019 – want to meet them?


I got a unusual email that led to a phone call. Hello Joe, I’m a Canadian nurse and educator, planning a trip to Nepal in the spring.  I have been to Nepal twice before (about 30 years ago) with my … Continue reading

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CCNEPal 2017 summer plans – sign up now!


This is a brief announcement. I expect to be in Nepal once again for summer 2017. My plan is to teach more sessions of the 2-day course in Cardiac Life Support for MBBS docs and interns, as well as the … Continue reading

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Biratnagar 2016 excursion part 2 – the sessions


In summer 2016 I spent two weeks teaching in Biratnagar, Nepal. Though it’s the second-largest city in the Himalayan country, it’s not on tourist path. In the first part of this series I described a few things about the town. … Continue reading

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“The Dream Trap” is required reading for Nepali nurses thinking of going to the UK


I usually share information about the process of getting a nurse’s license in USA, and I don’t pretend to know about the UK system. The other day somebody shared a link with me that brings you to a paper written … Continue reading

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