Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
NRS 315 Cultural Immersion and Global Health
45 lecture hours; 90 clinical hours; 6 credits
Provides a cultural immersion experience with a focus on global health issues. Students will be introduced to Costa Rican culture and will practice Spanish language skills with particular attention to health care related content. Students will observe the delivery of health care in various Costa Rican clinical settings. As part of the cultural immersion, students will live with a Costa Rican host family. Students will have opportunities to apply transcultural nursing theories; psychosocial concepts; and nursing, biological, and public health knowledge as it relates to the Costa Rican health care environment.
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