General Nursing, International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 5

June 14, 1986 - Hong Kong We had a pleasant stay in hot steamy Hong Kong, and experienced reverse culture shock compared to China. Hong Kong is fast-paced with a British flavor. The 100-year treaty with Britain will expire in 1997, so many wealthy and professional people are leaving because they don't want to live… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 5

General Nursing, International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 4

Beijing, Saturday, June 7, 1986 We arose at 5 a.m for our flight to Beijing. We rode along smoothly in the propeller plane until the roller-coaster type landing resulting in my severe motion sickness. Because of this combined with exhaustion, I skipped seeing the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, but I sent my camera along… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 4

General Nursing, International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 3

To Xian, China - June 5, 1986 This morning we unexpectedly boarded a plane to fly from Nanjing to Xian in western China. This quick change of plans caused us to skip seeing the Nanjing bridge. We're all learning to go with the flow. But I thank the Lord because we will have an extra… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 3

General Nursing, International Nursing, Pediatric Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 2

Shanghai & Nanjing, China - 1986 June 3 - Shanghai I was too tired to write last night and am weary again tonight, so this will probably be a short journal. Yesterday we went to our first hospital tour in Shanghai. We met in a large boardroom where the nurse managers told us about the… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 2

International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part I

May 31, 1986 - Midwest, USA to Shanghai, China After arising at 4:30 a.m. in the Midwest, I caught a 7 a.m. flight to LaGuardia Airport in New York City. I waited two hours for the free bus to take me to JFK, but it never came. Finally, I split a cab with a man… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part I

General Nursing, International Nursing, Nursing Staff Development

New Friends from Asia

October 1985 I thank God that I feel much better physically since I switched to day shift last spring. I asked the Lord how I could reach more students at The Ohio State University and decided to post a sign on the bulletin board for a Bible study in the international graduate student dorm. I… Continue reading New Friends from Asia

General Nursing, International Nursing

Nursing Tour of China – Part 5

June 14, 1986 - Hong Kong It was a very pleasant stay in hot steamy Hong Kong, but quite a culture shock after being in China. Hong Kong is fast paced with a British flavor combined with Chinese. The 100-year treaty with Britain will expire in 1997, so many wealthy and professional people are leaving… Continue reading Nursing Tour of China – Part 5