Posts tagged nurse anesthetist


Contributing to anesthesia training in Zambia

by on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:30 pm

Zambia has a population of about 18 million, and as of the last count, there are about 42 physician anesthetists and 176 non-physician anesthetists who are employed by the Ministry of Health. It is clear that the number of practicing anesthetists in the country is far from adequate to serve the entire population. The areas […]

Medical volunteer inspires scholarship

by on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 2:41 pm

Above: Ruth (HR), Stephen, Samuel, and Robin “I learned about CURE from a Christian medical magazine in 2002. At the end of the article they said they needed nurse anesthetists. I was looking for a short-term, faith-based medical mission, and I felt God was speaking to me in this article about CURE and calling me. […]

Mary Bernard: Lasting Impact

by on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 6:51 am

Anesthesia is a developing discipline in Ethiopia. That is to say, it is currently very underdeveloped. In a country of 80+ million people, there are a handful of anesthesiologists (I’ve heard about 10 total). Nurse anesthetists provide virtually all anesthesia to the country. However, the nurse anesthetists in Ethiopia are not trained as ours are […]

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