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Ecuador

Summer 2013 UAB Nursing in Ecuador

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: May 20, 2013
Program Starts: Aug 10, 2013
Program Ends: Aug 17, 2013
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,270.00
Contact Name: Uab Office For Study Away
Contact Email: studyabroad@uab.edu
What is Included: APPLY FOR UAB STUDY AWAY SCHOLARSHIPS!



UAB Study Away Program Fee: $3270.00**

**Program Fee includes: Estimated round-trip airfare, accommodations, meals, in-country ground transportation, academically-related cultural excursions, travelers accident insurance, UAB faculty leaders, local guides, entrance fees. Does NOT include Tuition & Fees or personal expenses.

See the UAB Nursing in Ecuador Application below for details on payment deadlines and other costs such as UAB Tuition and Fees and Round-trip Airfare.
What is not Included: 3 hours UAB Tuition & Fees
Passport fees
Luggage fees
Personal expenses
Estimated Costs: The total cost of this program is approximately $4418.00 and is broken down as follows:

  • Estimated UAB Tuition & Fees for 3 credit hours: $1149.00*

  • UAB Study Away Program Fee: $3270.00**


See the UAB in Ecuador Applicaiton Form for details on payment deadlines. Please note: The cost of this travel program is based on 8 full fare participants and may be increased for a smaller group.

*Refer to www.uab.edu/students for listing of Tuition and Fee costs and payment deadlines.

**Program Fee includes: Estimated round-trip airfare***, accommodations, meals, in-country ground transportation, academically-related cultural excursions, travelers accident insurance, UAB faculty leaders, local guides, entrance fees. Does NOT include Tuition & Fees or personal expenses.

***You are required to fly with the group arrangements that have been made. You will receive this airline ticket reservation information closer to the start of the program.

Costs subject to change without notice due to fluctuations in currency conversion rates and/or student enrollment. Furthermore, taxes and fuel surcharges which are not covered by our contract with the airlines are subject to change and may result in additional charges. Although we make every effort to find suitable roommates for each participant, a single supplement may be charged for any single for which no suitable roommate is available. Other costs such as personal expenses, passport fees, vaccinations and luggage fees are not included in the above estimate.
Documents: 
uab nur in ecuador application.p
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Program Description

UAB Faculty-led Program!

Location: Ecuador

Course is taught online in Summer term and travel to Ecuador is planned for 8/10/13-8/17/13.

Travel Dates: August 10-17, 2013

Students will have many opportunities to engage in the local community by working with Ecuadorian health care providers in healthcare settings. They will present projects they have planned to women and children in communities or to health professionals. Students will also engage the community by meeting public officials to learn about the government and health care system of Ecuador. A collaboration of UAB SON with SIFAT (Servants in Faith and Technology) will permit students to have contact with Ecuadorians in many settings: schools, churches, and other community groups. Students will stay in hotels and eat at the hotel and local restaurants.

2013 Faculty Leaders:

COURSES: Current Nursing students will have priority registration & pre-nursing students must seek special permission from instructors to participate.
Students will enroll in 3 hours of either NUR 442 or NUR 642: Health, Education & Social Welfare in a Global Community which is taught online by Prof. Laura Debiasi and Dr. Jean Ivey

ELIGIBILITY:

Quick Facts

Population: 15223680
Capital: Quito
Per-capita GDP: $ 8600
Size: 283561 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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