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Georgia College: Primary Care of Women & Children
Rancho El Paraiso, Honduras (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Short Term Fall
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College of Health Sciences
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4 - Senior
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Number of credits: 7, 8 Program Adviser: Liz Havey
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Program Description:

Gain clinical experience providing primary care to children and women in the Agalta Valley in Central Honduras.  Understand health needs of children and adolescents, including those related to school health while examining strategies for identification, management, client/family education, and referral in this cultural rich setting.  See for yourself the health deviations common to women and lifespan concerns/transitions of women, including the prenatal experience and crises experienced uniquely by women.  Explore the Honduran health care system with intensive placements at 4 local medical clinics. 

Academic Focus: This program is designed for undergraduate nursing students or graduate level nurse practitioner students.

Graduate Courses: NRSG 7030: Primary Care of Women (4 credits) & NRSG 7050: Primary Care of Childern (4 credits). 

nurses-2Undergraduate Course: NRSG 4980: Clinical Internship Honduras (7 credits)
Accommodations: Students stay in dormitory-style ranch
Costs: $2,400, plus tuition and some meals.

The program fee includes: International airfare, all housing, excursions, cultural events, insurance, ground transportation and most meals. Not included: Georgia College tuition, student fees, passport, books, additional meals, independent travel and other personal expenses.

A $200 deposit must be paid to the International Education Center, 141 S. Clarke St., within 10 days of submitting an application. This deposit holds a place for eligible applicants to this study abroad program. $100 of this deposit is non-refundable, and the remaining $100 is refundable until July 1. This program is highly competitive for undergraduate students; in the event a student is not selected to participate, a full refund of the deposit will be returned to the student. An additional payment of $1100 is due Aug. 1, and the balance of $1100 by Sept. 1. Only in an exceptional case, e.g., an extremely adverse exchange rate, will the cost of the program be increased beyond what is listed on this application. In the unlikely event the International Education Center finds it necessary to cancel a program before the start date, every attempt will be made to give a full refund. If unforeseen events require the shortening of a program after arrival in-country, the International Education Center will determine an equitable, prorated refund.

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Students are eligible to carry existing financial aid and scholarships on Georgia College approved study abroad programs. Students may also be eligible to apply for the Georgia College Study Abroad Scholarship or other funding resources. For more details, please visit our Funding Page.

nursesGRADUATE student applicants: Disregard the Intention and Purpose questionnaire and the Questionnaire for Recommendations.  Neither questionnaire will be required for your application, nor will letters of recommendation be required.  Contact if you have questions about the application process.

Dr. Sallie Coke, Associate Professor of Nursing, 478-445-2633,
Liz Havey, Assistant Director of Education Abroad, 478-445-1396,

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