About Dianne Longson
I am a masters qualified registered nurse and have spent the last 20 or so years in nursing education: undergraduate, post graduate, inservice and continuing, in both university and hospital environments.
I have lived in Rwanda for the past several years. I am currently employed as a nurse education coordinator/consultant with Partners in Health. Previously I was employed with the King Faisal Hospital, Kigali as a Team Leader.
Role(s) / Profession(s)
- Training Professional
Partners In Health - PIH
Website: http://www.pih.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: United States About: Partners In Health, co-founded by physicians Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim, serves millions of poor patients in nine countries, providing them with extensive health care and social services that address the root causes of poor health. By successfully proving that providing comprehensive, community-based medical care for complex diseases such as AIDS and tuberculosis is not just possible but essential, the organization has helped bring about significant changes in global health policies and practices.
I agree that for some leadership is innate but there are also many leaders for whom this is not true. It is also true that sometimes the one who is the formally nominated leader is supported (or sometimes circumvented) by others who are or become informal leaders. Regardless of whether ...
We are planning to establish a day centre for chemotherapy infusions. In the planning the question of human waste, cytotoxicity and septic tanks arose. Most of the online material indicates that there is no problem but it all refers to the waste from a single individual in a home septic ...
What an interesting discussion, with some very interesting links. A long time ago (1980s) as a post-registration bachelor degree student I was privileged to complete a clinical course that was totally self directed from choosing the subject up to and including criteria for assessment and how marks would be allocated ...
Hi Alison, Julie is in Rwanda. If possible, bring original qualifications with you as well as certified copies and leave certified copies at home in UK.. They have been very particular about this in the past. It is not an expensive or difficult process here but it is unlikely that ...
Hello Manzi, thanks for the new discussion topic. I am looking forward to some wonderful input as we discuss this innovative project. You have mentioned some of the activities through which mentoring functions are expressed. However I think it would be very useful if youcould answer a few more questions. ...
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