Health Sciences Field Study

Nurse drawing blood from a girl

Together with Global Health Outreach, eye care, nursing students and health care professionals are participating in an upcoming medical mission trip.

Explore community health care in the Dominican Republic as part of a medical mission program and field studies opportunity. Along with Global Health Outreach (GHO) and other health care professionals, students will actively participate in community health delivery and projects in the city of San Cristóbal, located on the southern coast of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola.

Participants will assist in clinics for eight to 10 hours per day for six days. Physical requirements include being able to stand and walk for many hours on uneven surfaces. Special precautions are taken for COVID-19. Students must follow all health and safety rules.

On the final day, explore and enjoy San Cristóbal and the surrounding region, with its captivating blend of historical charm and lush tropical landscapes.

Class Dates

Mondays, July 22 and Aug. 10, 5 to 7 p.m.

Field Study

Saturday, Aug. 3 to Sunday, Aug. 11


$3,730 (includes airfare, lodging, most meals, and ground transportation on location). Required tuition is extra.


Instructor consent is required. For a program interest form, please email the instructors or Those accepted will register for HLTHS-1800-FS060 (summer 2024, 2 credit hours).

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