IbogaSafe is an on-site training service aimed at reducing the amount of adverse events during Ibogaine treatment through safety advocacy, empowering providers, and improving the client’s experience.
Who we are
Jamie McAlpin RN, BSN
Jamie McAlpin graduated with honors in 2000 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from East Carolina University, in North Carolina. Her specialties include Coronary Care Unit, Cardiovascular/Open Heart Intensive Care, Code Blue Team, Cardiac Catheterization Lab (adult/pediatric), and Electrophysiology Lab (adult/pediatric).learn more
Christine Fitzsimmons, RN
Christine 'Minanga' Fitzsimmons is a critical care Registered Nurse and humanitarian aid worker. She holds a Bachelors of Arts from Pace University and an Associates of Science in Nursing from State University of New York Adirondack. Christine has facilitated Ibogaine treatments for addiction and personal healing since 2008, in both low and high tech settings.learn more
"It is of utmost importance that anyone who is interested in working with this special plant is aware of all it's potential risks and therefore must know how to avoid, prevent or treat certain conditions. Considering the delicate relationship between the cardiovascular system and this medicine, I consider it obligatory to study the literature and learn practical skills from experienced teachers. Having completed two courses (ACLS for Ibogaine & ECG webinar) with Jamie, I have experienced her clear-cut knowledge about cardiac emergencies from a very practical perspective. Her well-structured classes leave you with a practical toolbox of skills. Jamie shares experiences about critical medical and cardiac considerations, that strengthen the mental connection between pharmacology, pathology and practical life saving medicine. In keeping with "primum non nocere" we ought to prevent future critical incidents and learn how to treat them most effectively. Therefore we must know what we are doing. I regard her courses as great opportunities to learn the necessary skills in order to practice as safely as possible."
" I have known Christine and worked with her for over 10 years in ceremony with Iboga. I know of no one who I would trust more with a loved one who was suffering, as she embodies the qualities needed to facilitate healing. Her medical qualifications are beyond reproach – but what really impresses me about Christine is her compassionate heart. Christine brings traditional medicines fluidly into western culture – after experiences in ceremonies around the world. She embodies the integration of Eastern and Western traditions – I've worked with her hundreds of times in ceremony, and as time goes on I am more and more impressed."
"Christine is a dynamic team leader that I have seen, over 7 years of collaborations, take on all sorts of challenges. Her research and co-authorship was crucial to the development of the Clinical Guidelines for Ibogaine-Assisted Detoxification, and demonstrates her years of experience in a number of different ibogaine treatment environments. I highly recommend her consultations and training to ibogaine therapy teams. "
"Jamie is a great teacher, and is able to transmit what is clearly a genuine passion for her field, especially the anatomy and physiology of the heart. She was an invaluable part of our team working to develop the Clinical Guidelines for Ibogaine-Assisted Detoxification, and proved to be a very keen researcher. After collaborating with Jamie on a number of different projects, I confidently recommend her training to anyone who is working with ibogaine. "