Thailand

Thailand Culture & Healthcare

Program Overview

This course will explore the culture and healthcare of Thailand. Students will learn physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of how health is viewed and diseases are treated. Some specific lectures will include Eastern medicine, herbal medicine, Thai massage, Buddhist beliefs related to health and the Thai healthcare delivery system including government policies and economic influences. Practical application of lessons will be experienced through hospital and clinic observations, home visits with nurses, visits to a community health center, and observation in a Hill Tribe clinic.




PROGRAM DATES

November 28-December 22, 2014

COURSES OFFERED

•    NURS 3620: Adult Health
•    NURS 4030: Community Nursing

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

Open to undergraduates & graduates majoring in nursing. Written permission by major advisor required. Pre-requisites.

HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS

Students will stay in dorms in Khon Kaen & Phayao and a hotel in Chiang Mai.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Students will travel together on a group flight.

PROGRAM COST

$2900 (including a $600 non-refundable deposit)

Includes: airfare, lodging, meals, excursions
Not Included: tuition & fees*, $200 Study Abroad Service Fee, spending money

*Note: Faculty-led, out-of-country courses do not charge 3 fees: Rec Center, Student Center and Health Center=$275, as opposed to on-campus courses.

FACULTY LEADER CONTACT INFO

Dr. Anne Stiles
936-294-2369
astiles@shsu.edu

AB3 245

APPLICATION DEADLINE

July 1, 2014. The $600 deposit will be placed on your account after turning in the application.






Apply Here

Submit completed application to faculty leader via email or in person.









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Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-4737


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