Study Abroad S.P.O.T.S. Experience May-Term 2017
C-N Course Credit: Nursing 417
Group 1 – May 8-15 (This could fluctuate a couple of days depending on the price of airline tickets. This will be determined in January when the tickets are purchased.)
Group 2 – May 16-23 (This could fluctuate a couple of days depending on when the first group ticket dates are set. This will be determined in January when the tickets are purchased.)
Haiti- Medical Ministry
Missionaries will be serving in various locations within Haiti. These teams will be traveling in Haiti from Port-au-Prince to Hinche to provide medical clinics in a school and four prisons. The teams will also have clinics in several churches in Port-au-Prince and/or surrounding areas. No Spanish, French, or Creole abilities are required; however, language skills will be extremely helpful. Translators will be provided. This trip reserves the right to give priority to nursing, pre-nursing, pre-med, and pre-health profession students; however, all are welcome to apply. If there are slots available for additional non-health related majors then these applicants will be given the opportunity to go.
Every applicant will need:
1. Current Passport- If you do not have a passport or your passport has expired please apply for a new one immediately.
2. Immunizations: Travelers Clinic Knox County Health Department – 865- 215-5071
a. CDC recommendations
b. For Haiti Specific
i. Hepatitis A
ii. Hepatitis B
Study Abroad Course Credit- Nursing 417
Any student going on this trip can get N417 credit for up to 3 hrs. This course will be added to your schedule at the beginning of spring semester.
Students going on these trips will meet a few times during the spring semester to prepare for the trip. We have to take medications and other resources with us so there is some preparation necessary before the trip leaves.
*Capacity: Limited Space is available!
Estimated Price: $1,200 (This will cover airfare, room and board, and medical supplies)
Airline Ticket: $600 (Due in January)
Balance: $500 (Due Mid-March)
NOTE: Due to the popularity and limited availability there is a year to year waiting list for this trip. We are now offering two separate weeks for this S.P.O.T.S. opportunity to try to accommodate as many people as possible. Participants must place their names on this list ASAP if they want to be considered for acceptance.)
To sign-up on the waiting list and/or obtain additional information please contact Dr. Sue McBee, Assistant Professor of Nursing, as soon as possible! (firstname.lastname@example.org 865-471-3501)
If you have already been selected and have reserved your place with your deposit to Dr. McBee please register/apply below: