Nursing 473: Community Centered Care, is a summer study away opportunity in Nottingham, England. The course focuses on levels of prevention and the use of the nursing process to promote, maintain and protect the health of individuals, groups and communities.
Theory content is the same as taught on campus during the academic year. The clinical experience meets the course objectives, and provides an opportunity to study abroad. Students become immersed in another culture and the many groups that make up that culture. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn and experience first-hand about another health care delivery system.
Upon completion of this course, whether taken in the United States or United Kingdom, students are prepared to function in the American Health Care System.
First-Hand Clinical Experiences: Students work one-to-one with pediatric nurses, health visitors and district nurses.
Additional Travel Experiences: Trips are planned to nearby communities, castles in the area, and a weekend trip to London. While in Nottingham students have chosen to travel to other cities such as:
This course begins in early July and ends in early August. Students provide airfare while housing, meals, ground transportation and educational tours are all included in the cost of the program.