Dr. Kenneth V. Iserson, M.D. Author- THE GLOBAL HEALTHCARE VOLUNTEER’S HANDBOOK: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

THE GLOBAL HEALTHCARE VOLUNTEER’S HANDBOOK: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

by Dr. Kenneth V. Iserson, M.D.

Kenneth V. Iserson, M.D., who practices global (all 7 continents) and disaster medicine has just produce the pre-publication version of THE GLOBAL HEALTHCARE VOLUNTEER’S HANDBOOK: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO.  It provides nuts-and-bolts information for students and healthcare professionals about the challenges when practicing healthcare internationally.  Includes information about licensing & credentialing; travel documents, money & customs regulations; food, housing, showers, & toilets; personal health issues; communicating from abroad; security; packing; using interpreters; and dealing with culture shock, and reentry shock.

Galen Press (www.galenpress.com)

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors  Vol. 42.  No. 5  October/November 2013

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