About this Program

Country: Costa Rica

Arrival Date: 02/29/2020

Departure Date: 03/08/2020

Duration: 9 days

Arrival City: San Jose

Departure City: San Jose

Cost: $1995.00

The gaol of this program is to learn about global health issues, provide physical and occupational therapy and training in ISL partner communities and institutions, experience Costa Rican culture, and gain perspective on the globallandscape.
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About Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

ISL’s physical therapy program is interactive and highly specialized. Volunteers will observe and learn manual techniques and tests for evaluating patients from communities in need, where high tech equipment, such as x-rays and MRI testing, is not available.  This is accomplished under the guidance and supervision of local physical therapy professionals, who make sure all evaluations and treatments are performed accurately and appropriately.

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ISL’s Occupational Therapy program is very interactive and highly specialized. Volunteers learn about global health issues, including occupational therapy challenges, and provide help to populations in vulnerable positions.

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About Costa Rica

Costa Rica (“rich coast” in Spanish) is a Central American country bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the countries of Nicaragua and Panama. Costa Rica has become one of the most stable, democratic, prosperous, and progressive nations in Latin America.

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