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Spring Break 2021 with Professors Benes and Stone, Nursing Program in Costa Rica

Dates: March 5, 2021 - March 14, 2021                                                                   Estimated Cost: TBD 

Professor Deborah Benes and Professor Deborah Stone led a group of twelve nursing students to San Jose to learn and compare the Costa Rican Health Care System with our own. This "Global Public Health" course had students observe the impacts of social, cultural, physical, political, and economic determinants of health as analyzed in a global context. The group assisted in pediatric and geriatric health care clinics, heard from medical professionals, were exposed to medical Spanish, participated in a community health care, and more.

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