Tag Archives: simulation learning

Campaign to teach situational awareness to MBBS docs in Nepal Jul 21 2015


All #Nepal nurses and MBBS docs need to read this carefully before viewing the videos of violence against health care workers in Nepal. Specifically, CLICK HERE to see the video that shows what CCNEPal trains docs and nurses. https://youtu.be/jVDLXzwDWRA (note: … Continue reading

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Mentoring ACLS Instructors in Nepal 2015 – CCNEPal invites – YOU!


What has CCNEPal done? CCNEPal has been teaching ACLS skills in Nepal since 2011 and in that time we have given certificates to about 1,600 nurses and doctors who have taken the 3-day (nurses) or 2-day (doctors) course. We have … Continue reading

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Equipment List to Teach BLS and ACLS in Nepal and any place


Improvising Equipment CCNEPal teaches BLS and ACLS since 2011 in Nepal, and we travel around the country. One time we planned to travel to Biratnagar and the local contact person asked: “How many CPR manikins do you bring?” My answer was, … Continue reading

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CCNEPal 2014 is counting down the days


Quick summary I bought my ticket for the 2014 trip. I leave from USA May 24th and I arrive in KTM May 26th at 0830. The plan is to continue teaching critical care nursing skills. I have been working to … Continue reading

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CCNEPal plans for 2014


time flies It seems like I only got home to Hawaii yesterday, but will be leaving for Kathmandu tomorrow. In truth, there are seven months before summer 2014 break. In the past I start planning in November or thereabouts. There … Continue reading

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i need help from all nepali nurses august 2013


Thinking of the future Please help me. How can we make it so that every nurse in Nepal is comfortable with skills of emergency response? I want to know!  CCNEPal 2013   In two weeks I will get on the plane … Continue reading

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the key to ecg for acls is – the six basic rhythms


Onliest six rhythms Yes, Virginia, there are only six cardiac rhythms. The protocol is based on this construct. Believe and achieve! Just a quick note to accompany this YouTube link. You can practice mega-code without a fancy manikins and fancy … Continue reading

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May 31 about Advanced Life Support in Nepal


Please share this widely, among every nurse you know. I welcome your comments. Be sure to click on the hyperlinks, I spent time putting them in and some are meant to be fun. Update – for the sessions to be held at … Continue reading

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about fear of participating in ACLS


Fear of ACLS My blog post yesterday was prompted by a nurse who said she was afraid of doing ACLS. She felt fear. Ahhhh… I know this fear……. we all do. I suppose more questioning is needed. We are dealing … 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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Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree


Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree…. I don’t particularly listen to country music, but the old chestnut from Tony Orlando and Dawn http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBL2kzKg4nY has been going through my head to day, and I were in Honolulu I would … Continue reading

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Joe is just as pretty as he always was, and wins a beauty contest to prove it


Time Travels back and forth The dilemma is always whether to use this as a chronology or not. Yesterday was a get-your-chores-done kind of day, picking up photocopying for my last cohort, meeting with people to plan events, grocery shopping, … Continue reading

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Three Cups of Tea in Kathmandu Nepal


please consider subscribing to my current blog Daybreak sounds of urban Nepal In the sleepy mornings of Jawalekhel, somebody about a block away meditates each day using a base drum and another instrument that chips away rhythmically with a hollow almost-Cuban … Continue reading

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“The Wise Men Say There’s a Thousand Ways to Kneel and Kiss the Ground”


Nancy Harless was right when she said “Joe! Stop and smell the incense!” The title of today’s blog comes from The Gathering of Spirits, a wonderful song by Carrie Newcomer, one of my favorite singer/songwriters. Birthdays and Anniversaries A year … Continue reading

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