Education Abroad Courses

Netherlands

NURS 5911.63 Independent Study – Advanced Practice Nursing – The Netherlands
Dates:  March 26-April 4, 2020

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.  Three days of partnering/shadowing Dutch Nurse Practitioners.
Estimated cost: $3,140 (estimate) plus 2 graduate credit hour expense; all breakfasts included; additional expense: 8 lunches/7 dinners at own expense à $220 to $300.
Contact Person:  Dr. Cathy Hueske  chueske@twu.edu; Ms  Ann StGermain  astgermain@twu.edu

South Korea

NURS 4902.60 Korean Education Abroad Elective; NURS 6903.60 Korean Education Abroad Elective
Dates: May 14-25, 2020

Course description:  Study of the Korean culture (inclusive of healthcare and nursing) and Korean history.  Comparison of the differences and similarities of healthcare issues and community within Korea and the United States. This course fulfills a nursing elective requirement for the BS – Nursing and the Master and Doctoral Nursing student.  As part of BS – Nursing degree requirements in the College of Nursing, it is also recognized that this course helps meet the global perspectives graduation requirement. The Itinerary includes tours of various South Korea historic sites, a Korea community health post, Colleges of Nursing and health care facilities within South Korea.
Estimated cost:  $3828.00 plus credit hour expense; 2 BS elective hours; 3 graduate hours; All breakfasts included; additional expense 7 lunches/5 dinners at own à $150 to $200.
Contact Person: Dr. Ho Soon Michelle Cho hcho@twu.edu; Dr. Joan Edwards   jedwards3@twu.edu

United Kingdom

NURS 4902: Healthcare in Great Britain Education Abroad Elective
Dates:May 12-27, 2020

Course Description: This course will examine, compare, and contrast nursing and healthcare between the United Kingdom and the USA.  Exploration and analysis in a historical and contemporary context within the British culture will promote a greater depth of discernment and consideration of factors impacting healthcare practice and access. Medical and Cultural site visits will include St. Thomas Hospital tour, St. George’s University, Pathology Museum, and hospital, Florence Nightingale Museum, Old Operating Theatre and Victorian Surgery talk, lectures from nurses and physicians, Tower of London, city of Oxford, and more.
Estimated cost:  $5130 (estimate) plus 2 Nursing elective credit hour expense. Trip cost covers 3 lunches & 2 dinners; additional expenses 13 breakfasts, 10 lunches & 11 dinners at own expense à $425 to $500; Passport expense (if do not have) à $135.
Contact Person:  Jennifer Talleff  jtalleff@twu.edu; Shopha Tserotas  stserotas@twu.edu

Vietnam

NURS 4902/6903: Vietnam Education Abroad Elective
Dates: May 12-26, 2020

Course Description: With a focus on culture, health care, and nursing education, the participants will have an opportunity to attend the 4th International Nursing Conference, present a PICO poster presentation, experience first-hand clinical nursing side by side with 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 city of Ho Chi Minh, cruise the Mekong and Huong Rivers, explore the beautiful world renown beaches of Nha Trang, visit the old historic city of Hoi An Da Nang, discover the historic Imperial capital city of Hue and relive moments of the life of a royal princess, queen or king. Along with these activities, participants will have opportunity to enjoy world famous Vietnamese cuisine.  
Estimated cost:
 $2700.00 (estimate) plus tuition; 2 BS elective credit hours or 3 graduate credit hours.  All breakfasts and two dinners included in trip cost; additional expenses 13 lunches and 11 dinners at own expenseà $150-$200; Vietnam visa - $100.
Contact Person: Dr. Vi Ho  tho3@twu.edu; Dr. Peggy Landrum  plandrum@twu.edu

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