About this Program

Country: Colombia

Arrival Date: 02/15/2020

Departure Date: 02/23/2020

Duration: 9 days

Arrival City: Pereira

Departure City: Pereira

Cost: $1695.00

This program is suitable for nurses and nursing students. The goal of ISL's nursing program is to learn about local health care challenges, assist with the provision of patient care, learn more about the nursing profession in another cultural context, and experience the culture of Colombia. Work setting will be dependent on number of participants. 1-5 participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner institution. Volunteers will assist health care providers with patient care. 6+ participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner community. Volunteers will participate in public health surveying and clinical activities, including interviewing patients, taking vitals, and helping out in the pharmacy. Continuing Education Credits available.
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About Nursing

ISL’s nursing programs actively participate in health clinic service in partnership with local community agencies, in an effort provide acute care and public health education to vulnerable populations. Our nursing program was developed to provide a learning experience that strengthens cultural competency in an ethnically diverse setting, while providing genuine service in developing communities.

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About Colombia

Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world and is experiencing economic and cultural transformation with its recently found civil peace and growing trade with the U.S.  Urban areas have made great strides in reducing poverty and providing healthcare, but rural areas are still in great need of healthcare, education, and development support.

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