ONAAT’s own, Sue Averill, RN leaves on Sunday for Guatemala City to serve as interim Medical Coordinator of a Sexual Violence Program with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières(MSF). Sexual violence affects thousands of people every year in Guatemala, but, there has been little assistance provided to survivors by the national health care system.
Travel and working abroad have a way of stretching us. As our awareness of a wider world and other traditions expands, so does our capacity for compassion and love. As nurses and nurse practitioners , when we experience working in a new and different environment—perhaps with fewer resources than
I was not sure what to expect. The Presbyterian Hospital Main Operating Room is all I have ever known in my nursing career of four years. I knew practices and standards would be different. I knew that there would be a lot of improvising. That was all I knew
One way One Nurse At A Time supports nurses is through community networking opportunities: speaking engagements, public events, publication of articles and by providing a discussion forum for exchange of volunteer and humanitarian nursing experiences. Sue Averill and Bette Coulter met with the student nurses of Shoreline Community College in Shoreline,
Sue Averill RN, MBA and Bette Coulter, RN will address the graduate nursing class; “Disparity and Social Justice in Health Care” taught by Mabel Ezeonwu, PhD, RN at the Bothell campus of the University of Washington on Friday, February 25, 2011. Both Sue and Bette are published authors.They have
One Nurse At A Time’s first scholarship nurse for 2011, Becky Elder, recently returned from a medical mission in Guatemala with the organization Hearts in Motion (http://www.heartsinmotion.org/ ) Becky writes: I knew this trip would be meaningful. I did not know it would be a personal awakening ′as to who
ONE NURSE AT A TIME (ONAAT) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization created by nurses who are passionate about giving back to their local and global community through volunteer and humanitarian medical pursuits. We are dedicated to assisting other nurses enhance our profession as they too, look for opportunities