Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Addis Ababa University
Volunteers will work with current CRNAs and Anesthesia School instructors at Addis Ababa University to provide master's level training to an initial group of ten masters of nurse anesthesia students and participate in the development and updating of the curriculum recognized by the MOH. Most of the volunteer's time will be spent supervising and training in the OR with some time also spent providing lectures laid out in the curriculum. Final year residents and fellows may be considered for an assignment. This program will recruit both CRNAs and MDs. Volunteers will be sent in pairs of two and assignments are divided in either two or four week blocks each month.
Blantyre, Malawi - Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH)
Volunteers provide teaching and training to participants in the Anesthesia Clinical Officer (ACO) program and ACO graduates at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH). Training includes small group workshops, hands on/scenario teaching through the use of QECH's simulation center, and training senior ACOs interested in upgrading their skills. Volunteers must be board eligible/certified and have a current license to practice anesthesia. Final year residents may be considered for assignments. Assignments are 2 - 4 weeks.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Hospital for Traumatology and Orthopaedics
Volunteers are needed to upgrade anesthesia provider skills. Volunteers will conduct training through lectures, clinical demonstrations and by providing anesthesia literature on a variety of subjects. Final year residents and fellows may be considered for assignments if accompanied by an attending. Assignments are 2-4 weeks in length.