Volunteer Voices: Tracey Long

Why International Experience is Essential for Nurses

by TRACEY LONG –  26 January 2016

Learning about diverse people, cultures, belief systems, and worldviews is essential for nurses to be effective in a people-centered profession. Afterall, nursing is a delicate balance between the art and science of medicine. Nurses who understand more about people and their varying lifestyles can be more effective in helping people through illness toward wellness. Research proves that nursing students and nurses who travel internationally increase in self-confidence and cultural competence skills, so why not take the opportunity to up your professional game by becoming a nurse volunteer abroad?


To read the rest of Tracey’s Feature Travel Article on GoAbroad click HERE.