Clinical Statistics 2016-2017    


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Summary of GE Clinical Activities and Construction Projects 2016-2017

Over 3,500 patients were seen in the various clinics offered by Guatemala Esperanza during the 2016-2017 season. Clinics included: School clinics, General health Acute Care clinics, HT/DM clinics, Women's Cervical Cancer Screening, and Foot Care Clinics.

Number of people coming to serve the Guatemalan people from the USA: 161

  1. 1●  68 total BSN or Community College RN students with 13 Faculty

  2. 2●  51 total FNP or Masters students with 13 Faculty or NP licensed proctors and 1 MD from the U.S.

  3. 3●  11 people from GENHI for Building project and clinical project

  4. 4●  6 Board members plus a consultant for Guatemala Esperanza to help guide the work of
    Guatemala Esperanza and our future goals and growth
    University Rafael Landivar Nursing Program Collaborative Project
    Piloting of RN student collaborative process with Universidad Rafael Landivar Nursing Program in Antigua, Guatemala. Student RN’s from Guatemala helped during GE clinicals by taking patient vital signs and provided patient advocacy and indigenous language translation and earned clinical practical hours for their nursing program in Guatemala.

● 12 students total from Universidad Rafael Landivar earned clinical practical hours


School clinics (school screenings) - done by BSN students. 9 total schools + Choabajito general checks/well child.

  1. 1●  5 of the 9 total school clinics were a collaboration with Obras Sociales - San Martin

    692 - Treated with Albendazole
    707 - Treated with Fluoride
    33 - Given additional medical referral for follow-up 666 - Given dental referral for follow-up
    Foot clinics - 3 foot clinics total. Included cleaning, nail clipping and foot evaluation

● 88 TOTAL served.

FNP General Acute Care Clinics - Primary care visits. Total number village general clinics - 10

  1. 1●  5 of the 10 total clinics were a collaboration with Obras Sociales - San Martin

  2. 2●  1 of the clinics was put on by the GENHI, Friends of Nursing Heart Inc. group, a group of licensed
    NP’s and RN’s.

  3. 3●  2,079 - TOTAL PATIENTS SEEN
    HT/DM Clinic - Monthly clinics offered in 3 pueblos during the 2016-2017 Pilot Project: Santa Maria de Jesus, San Miguel Duenas, and San Antonio Aguas Calientes.

~46 Patients total regularly attend the HT/DM clinics. Santa Maria de Jesus has the best patient turnout and management of HT/DM with 28 patients returning monthly. Guatemala Esperanza runs the clinic under the license of Dr. Raul Pineda Amezquita with assistance from the GE Staff.

Women’s VIA/CRYO exams - Total number of women’s clinics- 9

  1. 1●  640 - TOTAL WOMEN seen and screened
    20 - Positive cases of cervical dysplasia (pre cancer) treated with CRYO.
    6 - Ectropion treated with CRYO
    175 - Treated for s/s of infection and given partner medication when warranted.

  2. 2●  Women diagnosed with prolapse or other conditions were referred for additional follow up services. In addition, women needing additional diagnostic services such as ultrasounds and colposcopy are followed by Dra. Paty Baiza.
    Stoves installed in Collaboration with Hombres y Mujeres en Acción

42 total - vented, wood efficient stoves installed in homes by BSN groups.

Construction Project with GENHI in collaboration with Hombres y Mujeres en Acción: ● Community Clinic - Choabajito, with GENHI group.