Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

NRS 315 Cultural Immersion and Global Health(RLA)

45 lecture hours, 90 clinical hours; 6 credits. Provides a cultural immersion experience with a focus on global health issues. Students will be introduced to Costa Rican culture and will practice Spanish language skills with particular attention to health care related content. Students will observe the delivery of health care in various Costa Rican clinical settings. As part of the cultural immersion, students will live with a Costa Rican host family. Students will have opportunities to apply transcultural nursing theories; psychosocial concepts; and nursing, biological, and public health knowledge as it relates to the Costa Rican health care environment. Pre- or corequisites: NRS 303, NRS 310 and NYS RN License and permission.