Education Abroad Courses

Upcoming Education Abroad Courses for 2019

NURS 6903.63 Special Topics – Advanced Practice Nursing – The Netherlands
NURS 5911.63 Independent Study – Advanced Practice Nursing – The Netherlands
Dates:  Spring 2019 TBD
Course description:  This graduate-level special topics course, Advanced Practice Nursing: The Netherlands, explores the APRN role and educational preparation within the Dutch health care system.  Common health conditions and cultural differences between the US and the Netherlands will be highlighted. Course participants, in the context of a global society, will develop a greater appreciation and understanding of diverse populations and health care delivery systems.
Estimated cost: TBD plus credit hour expense 
Contact Person:  TBD

NURS 4902 Peru Education Abroad Elective
NURS 6903 Peru Education Abroad Elective
Dates:  (tentative) May 2019 TBD
Course Description:

Estimated cost: TBD plus credit hour expense
2 hour undergraduate elective; 3 hour graduate elective
Contact Person: Dr. Allison Huffman

United Kingdom
NURS 4902/5903:  Healthcare in Great Britain Education Abroad Elective
Dates:  May 14-29, 2019
Course Description: 
This new interdisciplinary elective will examine, compare, and contrast nursing and healthcare within the British system.  Exploration and analysis in a historical and contemporary context will promote a greater depth of discernment and consideration of factors impacting healthcare practice and access. Collaboration and learning will occur with faculty and students from the Department of Health Studies and the College of Nursing.   
Estimated cost:  TBD plus credit hour expense – estimate for trip cost - $2760
2 elective credits undergraduate; 3 elective credits graduate
Contact Person: Dr. Luis Espinoza ( – Dept. of Health Sciences; Dr. Joan Edwards ( - College of Nursing   

NURS 4902/6903
: Vietnam Education Abroad Elective
Dates: May 13-27, 2019
Course Description:
With focus on culture, health care, and nursing education, the participants will have an opportunity to attend the 2nd International Nursing Conference, present a PICO poster presentation, experience first-hand clinical nursing side by side with the Vietnamese nurses in Ho Chi Minh City at a renowned hospital, and participate in a “once in a life time” experience in the Far East. Participants will have opportunity to explore the Vietnamese culture in the bustling life in Ho Chi Minh city, cruising the New 7 Wonders of Nature- Ha Long Bay, explore the historic capital city of Hanoi, experience the mystic living of the H’Mong highlanders, and visit the newly discovered Cave Son Doong, Paradise cave, among other world renowned caves of Phong Nha,  Quang Binh province. Along with these activities, the participants will have opportunity to explore the world famous Vietnamese cuisine.  
Estimated cost:
$2600.00 or less, plus
2 elective credit hrs – undergraduates; 3 elective credit hrs - graduate students.   
Contact Person: Dr. Vi Ho; Dr. Peggy Landrum

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