About This Team

Country: Belize

Arrival Date: 11/10/2018

Departure Date: 11/17/2018

Duration: 8 days

Arrival City: Belize City

Departure City: Belize City

Cost: $1795.00

This program is suitable for nurses and nursing students. The goal of ISL's nursing program is to learn about local health care challenges, assist with the provision of patient care, learn more about the nursing profession in another cultural context, and experience the history and culture of Belize. Work setting will be dependent on number of participants. 1-3 participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner institution. Volunteers will assist health care providers with patient care. 4+ participants: Programming will take place in an ISL partner community. Volunteers will participate in public health surveying and clinical activities, including interviewing patients, taking vitals, basic triage, and assisting with the examination, diagnosis, and treatment process. Continuing Education Credits 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 Belize

Experience the laid back atmosphere of Belize, rich with Spanish and British influence, featuring attractions such as Mayan archaeological sites, the world’s second longest barrier reef, caves and rivers, while serving and learning amongst its peoples.

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