THE Exchange

Van Eyck, Kim
July 2005
Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p24
The article describes California Nurses Association's (CNA) first International Nurse-to-Nurse Exchange which provides relief to tsunami victims and builds solidarity between Sri Lankan and United States registered nurses. CNA was able to send six members who were given orientation including information on history, culture, civil conflict and physical geography of the island to the political economy of health care. The selection committee chose the team in terms of nursing skills and other factors including geographic region, age, language skills and maturity.


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