About this Program

Country: Panama

Arrival Date: 08/16/2020

Departure Date: 08/22/2020

Duration: 7 days

Arrival City: Panama City

Departure City: Panama City

Cost: $1295.00

Current occupational therapy needs in Panama include development of treatment plans for rheumatology, geriatric, and neurology patients. Volunteers work in rural community centers with elders and adults and children with severe disabilities. There is also need for caregiver education on technical skills in traumatology, pain reduction, and postural and movement techniques. Ideal for Occupational Therapists, OTAs, and graduate students.
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About Occupational Therapy

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 Panama

Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, Panama is the southernmost country of Central America.  Panama has access to two different oceans,  mountains, a vast rain forest, a modern metropolis (Panama City) and the Panama Canal–a lot to see and do!  Panama also has a rich array of cultures ranging from indigenous and Latino to peoples of African, Asian, and European descent.

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