GLOBAL STUDENT PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS BEING OFFERED

Global internship opportunities offer guided experiential learning designed to enhance cultural understanding in global healthcare settings. Selected issues and problems of the people and healthcare delivery are explored within the global context to broaden student knowledge of the challenges.

Summer 2018

Granada, West Indies

  • Faculty: Dave Barlow
  • Course details:
    • George’s University
    • June 2018/2019/2020
    • 2-wk Summer Leadership Program in Medicine/Veterinary Medicine
    • Registration Only
  • Program also takes place in Summer 2019, Summer 2020 semesters

Spain

  • Faculty: Dave Barlow
  • Course details:
    • 3-wk Internship Program with Medical Preceptors
    • Atlantis Project Support
    • 3cr Medical Practicum Course (ARSC480/482 or HLTH392)
    • Registration only
  • Program also takes place in Summer 2019, Summer 2020 semesters

Budapest, Hungary

  • Faculty: Dave Barlow
  • Course details:
    • Semmelweis University Medical School
    • 3-wk Internship Program with Medical Preceptors
    • Pangean Sponsor
    • Registration only
  • Program also takes place in Summer 2019, Summer 2020 semesters

Cusco, Peru

  • Faculty: Lisa McBeth
  • Course details: This 3 week internship will immerse you in the Peruvian culture while providing health care in clinics and local hospitals. Also there will be opportunity for health education among the indigenous Qeros and other local communities.

Winter 2018

Trieste, Italy

  • Faculty: Dave Barlow
  • Course details:
    • 3-wk Internship Program with Medical Preceptors
    • Atlantis Project Support
    • 3cr Medical Practicum Course (ARSC480/482 or HLTH392)

Europe

  • Faculty: Don Lehman
  • Course details:
    • 3-week internships in winter session.
    • Students shadow physicians and see the European healthcare system first-hand. The class compares universal healthcare to the US system. Winter 2019, I plan to lead a program to Athens, Greece.
Winter 2019

Athens, Greece

  • Faculty: Don Lehman
  • Course details: The program will provide shadowing of physicians in hospitals for 3 weeks. Students will obtain about 75 shadowing hours.

British and United States Virgin Islands

  • Faculty: Diane Rudolphi, RN, MS

Sydney, Australia

  • Faculty: Amy Johnson
  • Course details: Exploring healthcare development. This 2-week, 3-credit study abroad program offers an innovative, budget-friendly exploration of global health and healthcare.

Cape Town, South Africa

  • Faculty: Lis McBeth
  • Course Details: This 5 week, 6-credit study abroad program will allow for immersion in public hospitals and maternity obstetric units throughout the Western and Eastern Cape. In addition you will follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela from birth to imprisonment, to his adult home. All allowing for immersion in a beautiful and diverse culture that will allow for an understanding of the communities and people you will work with. There will also be community engagement providing health education. Non-nursing students accepted.
Spring 2019

New Zealand

  • Faculty: Nancy Getchell
  • Course details: None given
Winter 2020

HLTH AUS

  • Faculty: Linda Bucher and Pamela Butler
  • Course details: None given

British and United States Virgin Islands

  • Faculty: Diane Rudolphi, RN, MS

Sydney, Australia

  • Faculty: Greg Dominick or Nancy Getchell
  • Course details:
    • Exploring healthcare development.
    • This 2-week, 3-credit study abroad program offers an innovative, budget-friendly exploration of global health and healthcare.

Tuscany, Italy:

  • Faculty: Amy Johnson
  • Course details:
    • Exploring the Tuscan diet and lifestyle as it relates to health and healthcare.  This 2-week, 3-credit study abroad program offers an innovative, budget-friendly exploration of global health and healthcare

South Africa

  • Faculty: Lisa McBeth
  • Course Details: A 5 week, 6 credit study abroad that will explore the comparison of the US and South African health care systems. You will be immersed and spend time in public clinics and hospitals where there are often no doctors. There will also be community engagement.
Spring 2020

New Zealand

  • Faculty: Nancy Getchell
  • Course details: Semester abroad

STUDY ABROAD

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International Nursing Scholar

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