Posts tagged nursing
Caren: Nursing is a calling
“Whenever I was in the hospital, I would admire those nurses. ‘I wish to be one when I grow up. I really want to take care of the sick.”
Lusaka, outpatient department nurse
“I am not young anymore. I am commander of the Outpatient Department. I have to be firm but make sure things get done. I control traffic going in and out of the doctor’s office and make sure there is order! You have no idea how many people I meet in a week, but I am […]
Esther, operating theatre nurse
“I have been a nurse for forty years, girl! Forty! I have so much experience. I have always been a theatre nurse—nothing else. I love my patients, the job, and the drama of running up and down in the operating room. Do I feel old? Of course not! I have the energy of a 12-year-old, […]
Janet, PACU nurse
“Working in PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) just gives me a great sense of responsibility for the patient. It’s not something to play about with; the child’s hands are under your hands. Every minute, every second you have to watch over the baby, and the good thing at CURE we have the Spacelabs (monitors) which […]
CURE Uganda Staff Profile: Nurse Anita Kirunda
Anita Kirunda has worked at CURE Uganda for four years now. She first started out as a primary care nurse, then she was promoted to ward/ICU charge nurse, where she served faithfully for two years. She was then promoted to OR in-charge, and, after a track record of solid performance, she has been promoted to the Assistant Nurse Manager position at CURE Uganda. Meet Anita!
A typical workday at CURE Uganda
A typical workday at CURE Uganda.
Challenges, Changes, and Confirmations in Uganda
There have been many changes in the hospital since I was here three years ago. There are new buildings, new staff, new ways of handling the patient population (which is growing!). What has not changed is the deep devotion to the mission of bringing the gospel and healing to children born with disabilities.
CURE Zambia Welcomes Back Its Nurses—Precious Tembo and Divine Kanguya!
About a month ago, I brought you the story of Kellen and Caroline, two nurses from CURE Kenya who had come on a nurse exchange program to CURE Zambia in September. This past week—after much delay and hunting and searching for the nurses (they’re always very busy)— I’m finally proud to give you the experiences […]
CURE Zambia Hosts Nurses From CURE Kenya
Kellen Amundui and Caroline Njambi-Karanja arrived in Zambia last week to participate in the inaugural nurse exchange program between Beit CURE Hospital and the AIC-CURE International Children’s Hospital in Kijabe, Kenya. CURE Kenya was the first hospital to open in the CURE International family. Two of our nurses, Divine Kanguya and Precious Tembo, swapped places […]
Diane Lawrence on Nursing at CURE
CURE International’s Nurse/Anesthesia Clinical Director Diane Lawrence talks about the importance of nurses and their training at CURE hospitals.
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