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Faculty-led: International Health Care Policies: Northern Ireland
Londonderry, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/01/2019 ** 05/20/2019 05/31/2019

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:

 International Health Care Policies: Northern Ireland 
Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK

 
QUICK FACTS
Professor Name: Mary Kutchin
Total Estimated Cost: In state: $3000 (not including airfare) Out of State: TBD
Eligibility: Completion of one clinical course in nursing
Course and Credits:
Program dates: May 20 - May 31, 2019
Application deadline: February 1, 2019 
OVERVIEW
Course Name and CRN:  
Nurs 40089 International Health Care Policies: Northern Ireland

Location(s): Northern Ireland

Course Description:  Expand your worldview and gain diverse perspectives on healthcare by examining the cultural, political, and economic forces influencing health care, nursing needs and health disparities in Northern Ireland. Compare and contrast nursing education, practice, and regulation along with healthcare disparities between Northern Ireland/United Kingdom and in the United States. This two-week intensive study abroad includes seminars at the University of Ulster, Magee Campus and in select clinical settings.

This experience is limited to 10 students. Both undergraduate and graduates students are welcome to apply.

KSU Sponsoring College: Nursing
 
TENTATIVE ITINERARY
When:  
May 20-31, 2019
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
Requirements: 
Completion of a minimum of one clinical course
Pre-requisites: Completion of one clinical course by May, 2019
Maximum capacity: 10
 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS
Student dorms at Ulster University. Dorms have shared kitchen facilities available to students. All food costs are out of pocket for students.
 
CDC WEB SITE AND IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
Please visit the CDC travel page for information about any vaccinations you may need or health and safety tips for traveling to your destination:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/united-kingdom?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001


If vaccinations or medicines are needed according to the CDC, you can make arrangements with the DeWeese Health Center as soon as possible for immunization appointments.  Appointment openings are limited and they may have to order your vaccine, which takes time.  Plan accordingly.
 
PROGRAM FEES
Detailed cost breakdown:

Tuition:
3 credit hours (see www.kent.edu/tuition for more information)
Program fees: $3000 (Airfare not included)
Estimated personal expenses: Airfare approximately $1000
Total Estimated Cost: $3500 plus airfare
Payment Instructions: Please submit all deposits and payments through the following cashnet site
DEADLINES
Application deadline: 
February 1, 2019
Payment deadline: February 15, 2019
Withdrawal deadline: March 1, 2019
CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty name:  
Mary Kutchin
Email: mkutchin@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-8810
Office location on campus: Henderson Hall 384
Brief Bio:  Mary Kutchin has significant experience in hospital administration and nursing leadership. She has experience in both line management and staff management positions. She also has experience in project management and consultations for healthcare organizations with an expertise in accreditation standards. She has developed and managed programs for case management and disease management. Her clinical experience is in critical care, cardiac care and surgical care areas. She coordinates Nursing Leadership and NCLEX courses. She also teaches Nursing of the Acutely Ill and Nursing in Northern Ireland.

Website for the program: CON International Program, http://www.kent.edu/nursing/study-abroad


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