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PEOPLE TO PEOPLE DELEGATION – COSTA RICA

This just came in our email today, it sounds like an interesting opportunity and we wanted to share it to our followers. Let us know if you decide to go and what you might have learned from your travel there!  PEOPLE to PEOPLE DELEGATION TO COSTA RICA Don’t miss this

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Ebola Presentation from CDC – check it out

“Guidance for the Selection and  Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings” Here is an excellent PowerPoint presentation for all nurses to read up on in regards to PPE (personal protective equipment) for Ebola. The PowerPoint is pretty dry, but it talks about what PPE is, how to apply and

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Meet Kathy our new scholarship coordinator!

In nursing school, I was one of the lucky students given an opportunity to rotate through the NICU at Buffalo Children’s Hospital. I fell in love with the pace, the technology and the families. I worked, returned to school, expanded my practice and finally settled in as a Clinical Nurse

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Tanya tells about surgical mission to Guatemala

In the five days that we actually treated patients our clinic team saw 1038 patients. Our team completed 206 surgeries in that same five days, including OB/GYN, ophthalmology, plastic and general laparoscopic surgeries. A lot of gallbladder removals, hernia repairs, hysterectomies, mass removals and some cleft lip/palate repairs were done.

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Jo’s Nurse Week 2!

Here I am four days into my first nursing mission, and it is funny to think how far I have already come in the past few days. I was VERY nervous for this trip, which is strange because it is not my first time traveling, and I have even been

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Jo’s Nurses in El Remate, Guatemala

I initially applied for Jo´s Nurses because I wanted an experience that would change my life forever, cement my desire to get involved in humanitarian nursing, and to make a difference. I knew that this trip would make me appreciate life in so many more ways and so far, it

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Anita is back from Ecuador!

Thanks to One Nurse At a Time and their scholarship program I was able to fulfill my dream of international volunteering.    In February of 2014 I was given the gift and opportunity to travel to Esmeraldes, Ecuador with the Ecuadent Foundation.  The team of surgeons, anesthesiologist, operating room nurses,

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Meet our latest scholarship recipient.

Hi! My name is Anita and I’m proud to be a recipient of One Nurse At a Time scholarship. I’ve been an active participating nurse for approximately 30 years at University of Maryland Medical Center. Of those years, 25 was spent in the neonatal intensive care nursery. I’m currently working in the

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Join our movement to put more nurse into the world!

 So, you have always wanted to go on a medical mission?         Here’s your chance!  Jo’s Nurses are at it again.  JP Denham, one of our 4 nurses from 2013 will be the mentor this trip.   Location:  Ixcanaan Clinic in El Remate, Guatemala (fly into Flores)

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Hospice Nurse in Ethiopia

Emily Sorman just returned from Ethiopia where she worked as a hospice nurse. Here is her story. I was working with an organization that provides home visit for hospice patients with HIV and Cancer. In total, they serve 25 patients, but I was not able to see all of them

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