About this Program

Country: Dominican Republic

Arrival Date: 12/16/2018

Departure Date: 12/23/2018

Duration: 8 days

Arrival City: Santo Domingo

Departure City: Santo Domingo

Cost: $1695.00

Minimum of 4 volunteers required. This program is put on in partnership with the Georgia Association of Nursing Students, and is open to any nurse or nursing student interested! The goal of ISL's nursing program is to learn about local health care challenges, experience Dominican culture, and gain perspective on the global landscape. Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about the nursing profession in a Dominican context, work alongside nurses to assist with patient care in the hospital, clinic, and community settings, and provide basic triage and first aid education in ISL partner communities. Nursing Continuing Education Credits available.
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About Nursing

ISL’s nursing teams 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 Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic and Haiti, two sovereign nations with completely diverse cultural and historical identities, share a beautiful island located right in the heart of the Caribbean known as La Hispaniola. The spirit and charm of their people is distinguishable in their lively music and delicious cuisine, but perhaps most apparent in their warmth and hospitality.

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