This program is completed in the country of Belize. Students complete a portion of their community health clinical during this experience. Students will complete 10 hours of seminar related to the culture, health care, and social justice issues present in Belizean society. Students will participate in providing health care in the community and schools and service-learning opportunities in the community. Past service-learning projects have included health education in the community, mental health promotion in the schools, and health fairs in the community.
Students in this experience will learn to effectively communicate with diverse groups and disciplines using a variety of strategies. In addition, nursing students will utilize professional values and standards to provide community-based and population-focused care.
The estimated Program Fee is $3100. The final price will be confirmed with participants early in the fall semester.
This price includes:
The Program Fee does not include:
Students will stay in a hotel or bunkhouse style accommodations. Housekeeping and meals are provided. Internet is available in the accommodations.
Dr. Rachelle Larsen is a professor in the Nursing Department with a specialty in public health; she has a significant amount of experience leading study abroad programs. For 3 of the last 4 years she directed the short-term South Africa Nursing study abroad program.