UW Oshkosh

Nursing Clinical Community & Families in Peru

Location: Arequipa, Alto Cayma, and Cuzco, Peru
Dates-Group I:  May 18-June 9, 2015
Dates- Group II: Spring interim 2015, dates TBD
Course: Nursing 418
Accommodation: multi-bed rooms
Program Model: Faculty-led
Contact: Patti VanderLoop, N/E 420, 424-1171


Complete clinical rotations in Peru at the Mission of Alto Cayma!

Compare nursing & healthcare in Peru while on a journey with other UW Oshkosh students and faculty. Examine nursing, health and health care in a diverse culture. Visit medical facilities. Meet with health care officials and attend academic sessions.

GAIN PERSPECTIVES on international nursing and discover
how it differs from national and regional activities;

DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING of international health care organizations
and agreements and compare to the United States;

UNDERSTAND THE NEED to analyze economic and non-economic factors
that may influence health and nursing in foreign countries;

GAIN KNOWLEDGE of alternative ways of structuring nursing organizations,
control procedures and performance evaluations;


GROW PERSONALLY from new awareness of the increasingly complex global environment and from meeting the challenges of living and traveling in other countries.


Program Application & Guide
October 19, 2011