Ashley Heisey

Passionate About:

SHARE THIS PAGE

$

1,544

Fundraised

1

Initiatives

Highlighted Initiative

Arcadia University Medical/Dental Brigade May 2013



Volunteer Activity Description

Medical Brigade volunteers will set up temporary clinics in pre-identified communities in Eastern Panama to provide healthcare where access is limited. Each community receives a brigade every 3-4 months. Students on the brigade are given the opportunity to shadow licensed health care professionals while learning about local Panamanian culture. A typical Medical/Dental Brigade clinic consists of six stations: Intake, Triage, Consultation, Dental, Charla (health education), and Pharmacy. Electronic patient records are collected during the brigade to ensure patient follow-up as well as to monitor overall community health trends. Between brigades, the in-country team maintains relationships with the communities to provide follow-up and conduct community health worker training aimed at empowering local leaders to perpetuate a consistent level of health care. For every student who volunteers on a Global Medical Brigade, sixty patients can see a doctor who otherwise would not be able to.

100% Complete (success)
$1,544.00

of $1,544.00

in donations needed to reach the Initiative Goal


Complete

Thank you for your support!

100% Complete (success)
26

of 25

volunteers needed to reach the Initiative Goal


Live Feed
Ashley Heisey donated $19.00 to Ashley Heisey 3091 days ago
Stephanie Raufer donated $50.00 to Ashley 3094 days ago
Guest User donated $500.00 to Ashley 3114 days ago
Guest User donated $25.00 to Ashley 3159 days ago
Guest User donated $100.00 to Ashley 3191 days ago
All Initiatives
Sort By: Past Upcoming
Loading initiatives ...
Date Initiative Name Donation Progress
No initiatives found.