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  • Locations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: May Term
  • Budget Sheets: May Term
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 1 - freshman, 2 - sophomore, 3 - junior, 4 - senior, 5 - grad student
Housing Options: Hotel Area of Study: Health and Human Sciences, Nursing
Program Type: Study Abroad, USA Faculty-led Minimum GPA: 2.25
Click here for a definition of this term Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:

USA Healthcare and Culture in Scotland

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Program Overview: 

The purpose of this course is to develop an improved understanding of culture, Leininger’s theory of Diversity and Universality, to recognize any cultural practices that affect health care, and to incorporate this understanding into the provision of care. Culture will be examined through writing, cultural experiences, and through collaboration. The course is underpinned by Dr. Leininger’s definition of culture and her theory of culture care.

Optional Courses Offered: 

NU: Examining Culture - Study Abroad Scotland (Course number TBA)
Prerequisites: Admission to the University of South Alabama in Nursing College of Nursing
 
Students who wish to earn credit will pay USA tuition and can apply for scholarships in Jag$pot.  Students not currently enrolled at USA must complete application to the University of South Alabama prior to enrolling in this program. 

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to develop an improved understanding of culture, Leininger’s theory of Diversity and Universality, to recognize any cultural practices that affect health care, and to incorporate this understanding into the provision of care. Culture will be examined through writing, cultural experiences, and through collaboration. The course is underpinned by Dr. Leininger’s definition of culture and her theory of culture care. 

Accommodations and Meals:

All accommodations are provided for the duration of the program. Breakfast is provided daily as well as welcome and farewell dinners. 

Tentative Program Itinerary:

TBA
 

Program Costs:

The cost of USA Healthcare and Culture in Scotland for Summer 2020 is $2,799.

Program costs DO NOT include round-trip airfare.
Program costs include all in-country transportation, including all specified excursions and airport transfers for those who arrive on the assigned day and time, accommodations as described above, daily breakfasts, welcome and departure dinners, specified museum entrance fees, and international health insurance and international emergency assistance.
 
All meals, other than breakfasts and specified dinners, are at the participant’s own expense. Participants should budget additional funds for personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based on 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.

See Summarized Cost and Payment Information: Healthcare and Culture in Scotland.pdf

Payment Schedule and Deadline:

Space is limited. A program deposit of $350.00 is due at the time of application and no later than February 1, 2020.  Final payment deadline is April 17, 2020. 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 will be fully refundable if the participant withdraws before the priority application deadline of February 1, 2020.
 
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:
Dr. Jennie Gunn, Professor
College of Nursing, Community Mental Health Department
jgunn@southalabama.edu   
 

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.