(BANGKOK, CHIANG MAI, HAT YAI)
NOVEMBER 26 – DECEMBER 15, 2004
Academic Program Description: The purpose of this three credit graduate course is to advance understanding of the value of compassionate and competent nursing and health care practice in a global community. This course includes introduction to cultural and historical dimensions of a country or region of the world, with emphasis on the dynamics of health care. Thailand is in the midst of the national health care reform leading to new economic, practice and care delivery structures and processes. It is intended that health care practices grounded in traditional ancient wisdom will increasingly be incorporated with predominate western models of health care practice. New systems of delivery include village-based primary care units. Care is also provided by various types of hospitals and local faith-based settings. This course will provide a variety of learning experiences offered at McCormick Faculty of Nursing, Payap University, Prince of Songkla University, and include various health
Living Accommodations: Students will live in the Crystal Springs House of Payap University while in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It is a dorm-like housing facility within the university property. There will be two students per room. The rooms are spacious, with amenities such as hot and cold water for showers. Accommodations in Bangkok and Hat Yai will be in standard hotel rooms, again, two in a room with the appropriate amenities.
Permission of Faculty is required for registration. Enrolment is limited to 16 students only
Cost of Program: $2800.00 (Tentatively)
Included in Program fee: ($1500.00) Housing (Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Hat Yai; double occupancy), breakfast, 2 group dinners, local land transportation, lectures and visits to places of interest, insurance, pre-departure orientation, International Student ID Card, on-site support staff, and on-site orientation.
Not Included: Airfare (The estimated roundtrip cost between West Palm Beach and Bangkok and for air travel between Chiang Mai and Hat Yai is $1300.00. Reservations will be made for air travel and students will then purchase their own tickets.), some meals, tuition, and spending money. A weekend trip to Phuket Island or another holiday site is possible for an additional fee.
For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Marilyn Parker, SO 286, 561-297-3376/ firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Rozzano C. Locsin, SO222, 561-297-2875/ email@example.com Tania Tucker-Kraus, International Programs Office (SU 106), 561-297-3227/ firstname.lastname@example.org