Join us, and help improve nursing care for under-served populations!
Contact Estephanie Ortiz for more information or call 614-688-4600.
Gain clinical skills in Spanish
Develop greater cultural understanding
Travel abroad for a partially funded global health experience
The College of Nursing, in conjunction with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to participate in an NIH-funded research study. Integrated Second Language Learning for Chronic Care is a three-phase program that aims to improve health outcomes for Latina/o diabetes patients while improving the Spanish language skills and cultural understanding of Nurse Practitioner students.
The Integrated Second Language Learning Project can be divided into three distinct phases:
Phase 1: 3-credit course, offered Session 2 of Fall Semester, integrating Spanish language and patient centered communication instruction. To learn more about this phase watch this short video
Phase 2: provides students a sustained and monitored clinical experience that allows them to interact with their assigned patient(s) over a six-month period. To learn more about this phase watch this short video
Phase 3: capstone cultural immersion experience providing students with a unique global health perspective.To learn more about this phase watch this short video