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