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Ethiopia Interim

Courses: Interim Abroad

Belize (2005-2007, 2009, 2012)

Christian nurses need to understand the struggles and services available in global health. Because of this, we travel and study a wide variety of people and the nursing care available to them. [more]

Dominican Republic (2006, 2008)

Despite areas where wealthy vacationers spend time on sandy beaches, the average citizen in the country called Dominican Republic has a very low income and many health needs. [more]

Ethiopia: Community of Hope (2008)

This interdisciplinary course traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This developing-world city of 6 million people is on a plateau 6,000 feet above sea level. Students immersed themselves in the Ethiopian culture, including exposure to economics, health care, religion, and educational systems. They also visited and lived within a mission compound and became familiar with the efforts of Serving in Missions (SIM) in both urban and outpost (bush) locations in Ethiopia. [more]

Greece (2009)

Interim at Calvin offers many unique and exciting opportunities for students and faculty. One such opportunity was available to nursing majors in January 2008 through a course entitled, The Greek Connection: Embracing Transcultural Caring in Ancient and Modern Greece. [more]

India (2010, 2011, 2012)

During January 2010, 21 students and two professors made the long journey to Jamkhed, India to participate in a course providing practical application of the principles of sustainable community development and community-based primary health care in a developing country. [more]

Philippines (2005)

This course exposed nursing students to some of the unique nursing care situations of a developing country while allowing them to interact with other nursing students in Christian nursing programs. [more]