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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 419 - Introduction and Service to Global Health

This course will introduce students to global health concepts and will explore global burden of diseases, social and environmental determinants of health, implications of migration, travel and displacement, and globalization of health and healthcare. The students will learn about health disparities in undeserved and underprivileged countries.  The meaning of global citizenship and the role of the nurse as an advocate for human rights will be explored. Field and living conditions may be rigorous and/or primitive and include travel/overnight stay.  The course will meet weekly prior to the travel component. There is a fee associated with this course for travel expenses. This course is for students that are in the Nursing Major.

Prerequisites: Permission

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3