About this Program

Country: Mexico: Baja

Arrival Date: 11/24/2018

Departure Date: 11/30/2018

Duration: 7 days

Arrival City: Phoenix

Departure City: Phoenix

Cost: $1395.00

This program is suitable for nurses and nursing students. The goal of ISL's nursing program is to learn about local health care challenges, experience Mexican culture, and gain perspective on the global landscape. Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about the nursing profession in a Mexican context, work alongside nurses to assist with patient care in the hospital, clinic, and community settings, and provide basic triage and first aid education in ISL partner communities in Puerto Peñasco. They will also have the chance to enjoy the beautiful Sea of Cortez. Open to 1-14 volunteers. CE units available.
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About Nursing

ISL’s nursing teams actively participate in health clinic service, in partnership with local community agencies, in an effort provide acute care and public health education to vulnerable populations. Our nursing program was developed to provide a learning experience that strengthens cultural competency in an ethnically diverse setting, while providing genuine service in developing communities.

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About Mexico: Baja

ISL’s Baja Mexico program is an on-going humanitarian project that takes place in Puerto Peñasco, situated along the beautiful Sea of Cortez. We work with global health agencies, local health ministries, and other NGOs to build capacity in our partner communities. Volunteers are able to gain valuable experience participating in community clinics and working in institutional and community health contexts.

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