ABSN Summer Immersion

ABSN Summer Immersion

Global Health Experience

Students will go on an immersion Experience to one of our sites for a 7-10 day immersion. These rich learning environments provide students with invaluable insights into diverse health care systems, community-based initiatives in different cultural settings.

*Please note site locations can vary by year based on safety and security, and faculty leaders*

*Please note trip cost can vary per year and is discussed at info session in early spring semester*

Bahamas
Dates: June 2019
Eligibility: Available to ABSN students
Program Contact: Caroline Coburn, ccoburn@emory.edu
Program Description: The group will be working in local clinics and schools and making home visits to residents to provide healthcare and health education.

Peru
Dates
: June 2019
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Quyen Phan, qphan@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will be working in CerviCusco clinic along with physicians and nurses to provide women’s health screening.

Merida, Mexico
Dates
: June 2019
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Vicki Hertzberg, vhertzb@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will engage in community based nursing with a local organization serving disadvantaged women and children.

Moultrie, Georgia
Dates: June 2019
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Erin Ferranti, epoe@emory.edu
Program Description: This group partners with the Ellenton clinic and works with several universities of different health focuses (nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, etc.) to provide healthcare and education to migrant farm workers and their families in a low resource setting. This trip is part of the Farm Worker Family Health Program.

Grady Hospital
Dates: June 2019
Eligibility: ABSN students
Program Contact: Lauren Kasper, lauren.e.kasper@emory.edu
Program Description: This group will work primarily with undocumented and/or uninsured ESRD patients receiving dialysis treatments through the Grady emergency department.

Total Cost of Trip for Accepted Students include:
• Includes: airfare, lodging, transportation, and meals at the destination
• Does not include transportation to/from Atlanta airport, meals at airports, additional luggage fees, country entry taxes.
• Does not include special food cost due to dietary restrictions or allergies

Trip cost varies by site.

The Lillian Cater Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility is not accepting applications at this time.