Essential Training for Nurses in NPH Guatemala

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The nurses in Guatemala recently had a full ten days of practical training by an experienced nurse from Spain.

The following feedback from the nurses was very positive.

Most interesting topic covered: oxygen therapy, intoxications, medication administration.

Most practical theme: cardiopulmonary resuscitation, sutures, pressure ulcers, bandaging, and burns.

Most interesting new theme: oxygen therapy.

Topics learned: cardiopulmonary resuscitation, sutures, treatment of ulcers and bandaging.

Ability to put into practice: sutures, treatment of ulcers, hemorrhaging, burns, medication administration, hydration, immobilization, bites and stings of animals, heimlich maneuver, convulsion crisis’, isolation, norms and allergies.

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