|39132||IDS 3880 01||T/S:Globl Health Sys-Honduras||Travel-Based Program||4.00||05/17/14 05/24/14 TBA TBA TRV TBA TBA||Deann Edgers||Description: This general education course will explore the history, current status and future direction of healthcare systems in an industrial nation versus that of a third world nation. The student will explore the concepts of health care delivery in the United States to that of Honduras, Central America. History, culture, politics and economics will be explored as concepts affecting the past, present and future directions of global health care systems. Students will have the opportunity to visit health care agencies in the city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras and surrounding barrios and to compare and contrast the healthcare system in the United States to that of a third world country in Central America. In addition opportunities to visit non-for-profit organizations and mission organizations that support health care in this oppressed country will be explored. There will be a component of this course focused on service to the underserved populations Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The travel component will involve extensive walking, stair climbing and foot travel over potentially rough terrain. Ability to carry your own luggage and supplies will be expected. Tegucigalpa, Honduras has an elevation of 3,200 feet above sea level. Surrounding country up to 4,000 feet above sea level. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. This course will meet General Education Knowing Ourselves and Others Group B requirement and 3000 Level General Education requirement. Course dates: A total of 8 hours pre-trip classroom time prior to the trip. Trip dates: May 17-24, 2014 Trip costs: $1,760.00 to include airfare, board and lodging, ground transportation and fees in addition to tuition of $1960. A deposit of $500 is due at time of registration and is not refundable after January 10, 2014. Trip balances are due by February 7, 2014 and are not refundable after that date. Course Types: Knwing Ourselves&Others-B/Upper Level GENERAL ED|
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