International Medical Relief

Web address:www.internationalmedicalrelief.org
Nursing services:

WellCare: Assess well and mostly well patients and recommend over-the-counter medications under direction of physicians and advanced practice providers

Triage: Triage patients to sick or well care based on vital signs and a rapid assessment.

ICU:Administer IV fluids and medications as required in clinic.

Laboratory, injectables,and respiratory therapy: Provide laboratory testing, nebulizer treatments, teach correct use of inhalers and other therapies, reconstitute and administer IV and medications.

Wound care: Coverage of the wound care area and treatment of major and minor wounds

Minor procedures: You may be asked to assist other providers in minor procedures in clinic

Community Health Education:  Education at well care stations on the prevention of diabetes,hypertension,sexually transmitted infections, family planning, asthma and respiratory diseases, vaginal and urinary tract infections, and new baby care. Patients also receive group classes in basic hygiene,hydration,sanitation,water purification, wound care, and stretching.

Teaching: All providers on IMR trips are responsible for teaching IMR student volunteers and local health care students. Students work under direct supervision and within their scope of care and comfort level. You may be asked to provide direct supervision to student nurses as required.

 

Requirements:

Our licensure requires verification of your professional credentials as do many of the countries in which we work

Cost:dependent on location and length of trip. See website for more details.
Location:worldwide.
Length:6-12 days
Faith based:No

Contact information

Organization email:admin@internationalmedicalrelief.org
ContactAmy Jordheim
Emailadmin@imrus.org
Contact
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Address1151 Eagle Drive Suite 457, Loveland, Colorado, 80537, US
Phone970-635-0110