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Russian facilitator Tatyana Reva and health care professionals Inna Bespalova and Alexander Ovsyannikov watch as Christy Cook, practical nursing instructor at Northwest Technical College, simulates delivering a baby, using a delivery mannequin. At right are Russian health care professional Natalya Biryukova and translator Yurey Skripnikov. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Russia health care professionals tour local education facilities

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Touring academic institutions and health care facilities in Bemidji, five Russian health care professionals are getting a first-hand look at nursing education in the United States.


The delegation is visiting Bemidji this week through the Open World Program that was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000.

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