Study Abroad - SPAIN

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Healthcare and Society in Spain

NURS 3970: (6 semester credits)
Class name: Global Perspectives in Healthcare and Society in Spain
Director: Dr. Linda Byrd
Phone: (334) 844-6758

Program Overview

Spend this summer in Seville, Spain participating in Auburn University School of Nursing’s 6-credit Summer Global
Perspectives Program for students interested in learning about the Spanish Healthcare System and culture.

No previous knowledge of Spanish is required.

You will learn about healthcare delivery as well as examine diversity and cultural differences through readings, lessons and hand-on experiences. The learning objectives for the healthcare component of the course will be to learn about the culture and health care in today’s Spain. The lessons on these topics will be taught through classroom lectures and through field laboratory excursions to governmental agencies, healthcare organizations, museums, research centers, newspaper and magazine publishers, and other organizations.

The program has engaging content taught by Auburn professor Linda Byrd. The learning will be reinforced through a series of Local Site Visits and Short Seminars delivered by professionals as well as cultural trips.

As a program participant, you will be placed with a Spanish family to enhance your abroad experience. The housing accommodations include a full meal plan, basic utilities and WIFI access.

To get another perspective, click the link to get an Auburn University Medical Intern’s perspective of course work with GlobalEd:

Passport and Visa Requirements

SPECIAL SUMMER VISA NOTICE: Visa regulations are being reviewed and updated constantly, please check with the Office of International Education regarding VISA requirements. If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. The program recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program, if you do not already have one.

Who Can Attend

Open to students in Health-related Majors at Auburn and other universities and colleges.

Last Updated: Nov. 14 , 2013

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