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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 5 - grad student
Area of Study: Nursing Program Type: Study Abroad, USA Faculty-led
Minimum GPA: 2.25
Program Description:

USA Nursing in Haiti



Program Overview
This is an international service learning course that will culminate at Danita’s Children Medical Center in Ouanaminthe, Haiti. Emphasis is on providing culturally competent care to pediatric patients through an immersion experience.  Space is limited to 11 participants. Priority is given to PNP students who complete their application and pay deposit by deadline.

Accommodation and Meals
Lodging and all meals (except excursion day) will be at Danita’s Children. 

Program Costs
The cost of the USA Nursing in Haiti program is $750.  Program costs DO NOT INCLUDE round trip airfare.  Program costs do include all in-country transportation, accommodations, most meals, and international health insurance and emergency assistance.  Participants should budget additional funds for supplies or personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based upon individual spending habits.  Costs are based on anticipated exchange rates and enrollment and are subject to change. Program items may be changed in lieu of a price increase.

Payment Schedule and Deadline
A program deposit of $350.00 is due within 10 days of program application and no later than August 4, 2017.  The first payment installment of $200 is due on August 11, 2017.  The final payment installment of $200 is due on August 18, 2017.  Applicants can reserve a spot in the program by hitting the "Apply Now" button and completing the online program application. Once accepted, applicants can confirm their place in the program by paying the program deposit of $350. The deposit is applied toward the cost of the program, $300 of which is fully refundable if the participant withdraws before the priority application deadline of August 4, 2017.

Refund Policy
Program fees are refundable only in the event of cancellation of the program and are based on recoverable expenses. All payments should be considered non-refundable, and any requests for consideration of refunds based on extenuating circumstances (medical, etc…) must be made in writing and will be considered on a case by case basis.
 
For Additional Information, Please Contact:
Professor Misty Guy RN, MSN
College of Nursing
Email: mguy@southalabama.edu 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 04/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.