Student experiences with an international public health exchange project
2009 (English)In: Nurse educator, ISSN 0363-3624, Vol. 34, no 2, 69-74 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
With growing interconnectivity of healthcare systems worldwide and increased immigration, inappropriate cultural and role assumptions are often seen when cultures clash within a country or when there is practice across country boundaries in times of disaster and during international travel. To increase students' multicultural awareness and work experiences abroad, the authors describe a 7-school, 5-country international student exchange project. The authors also share the students' evaluations of their experiences as they are challenged to erase boundaries and embrace nursing across countries. Participating faculty describe the process, challenges, and keys to success found in creating and living this international project. Students involved in the exchange process evaluate the learning opportunities and challenges and the joy of coming together as newfound colleagues and friends.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. Vol. 34, no 2, 69-74 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-124619DOI: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e3181990ed4ISI: 000264130200008PubMedID: 20339334OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-124619DiVA: diva2:317776