Joenard's Duke-EWH Summer Institute

July, 2012Archive

Summary of my 4 Weeks in Nicaragua (Weeks 5 – 9)

July 30th, 2012 | Mid-Trip, Nicaragua | 3 comments   

Sorry for not posting for a long time. Here is what I was busy doing my last weeks in Central America… Fixing Medical Equipment For me, the learning curve was pretty steep in the first weeks working in the hospital. I got so used to the lifestyle in Costa Rica that I didn’t anticipate having […]

Week 4

July 9th, 2012 | Costa Rica, Mid-Trip, Nicaragua | Comments Off on Week 4   

Spanish Class We’ve wrapped up all the grammar topics in the textbook (200+ pages over a whole month — so much work!) at the beginning of the week. The remainder of the week, the rest of the classmates gave their presentations on the centrifuge (la centrifuga), anesthesia machine (la maquina de anesthesia), electrosurgery unit ( la maquina de […]