Last week, we had a team at the pediatric burn unit of Aproquen in Managua, Nicaragua. Gretchen Carrougher, a nurse from Seattle, and Dr. Lisa Tropez-Arceneaux, a psychologist from New Orleans, began working immediately after their arrival.
Gretchen made a brief presentation on the progress made since her first visit to Nicaragua. The nurses have made tremendous strides in wound care, assessment and management of pain and collaborating with other members of the team. Tatiana (a local psychologist) was also given feedback about her progress and the positive changes that her... read more