This past week, MAHI International trained students from Calvary Christian Academy and the College of Micronesia Nursing School in American Heart Association Basic Life Support. We are working to address the alarming results of the recent Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) "Steps Survey" which concludes that the highest rate of medical referral of patients in the State of Pohnpei are for patients suffering from heart disease. Through our Basic Life Support training program, we h
Our pictures of June 2011’s volunteer team are finally up! Check out each album and read above the pictures to find out what we did!
Mass Casualty Exercise
More Work: Education, Reconstruction, Mechanic Work, & Experiencing the Island
Read the PROFILES of our June 2011 team! #BLStraining #healthfair
During the week of June 13, MAHI International will be bringing in a team of 14 volunteers that will consist of nurse educators, American Heart Association Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support instructors, respiratory therapists, and firefighters/paramedics.
This team is under the leadership of Krystal Ball (ICU nurse & nurse educator) from Bakersfield, California who assisted MAHI International in November 2009 with the first American Heart Association Basi
To meet the critical need of certifying first responders in Micronesia...
MAHI International has the great opportunity to undergo training with American Heart Association in order to instruct the local people of these island communities in Basic Life Support (BLS) skills including CPR and the use of an AED.
We realized this need after our first BLS training program in November 2009. MAHI International Board Chairman John Garner visited the island of Pohnpei for the fir