Global Nursing Program

Undergraduate Program Overview

Credits/Classes

  • Register for the 3-credit clinical course Public Health Nursing Clinical. 

Costs

  • Costs vary depending on length, and type of program.
  • All students are required to pay the entirety of the study abroad program prior to departure
  • Program details will be discussed at information sessions held the semester prior to departure.

Travel Dates

Anticipated dates of travel:

  • Scotland, United Kingdom - March 19-28, 2020
  • Barranquilla, Colombia - March 23 - April 2, 2020
  • St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands - April 17-25, 2020

Compliance Information

  • Students must be up-to-date on all Castle Branch requirements (formerly Certified Profile/Background) 
  • Contact Shawn Afflick, Compliance Officer at safflick@usf.edu 

Program Checklist

  1. Attend an information session
  2. Complete and submit the Global Nursing International Program application required for travel
    • Included in the application are: 
      • Personal Goal Statement
      • Faculty Recommendations
  3. If approved, you will receive an email with further instructions
  4. Pay your deposit and/or balance due as instructed
  5. Complete the USF World, Education Abroad application via the USF Health Portal
    • Login with your USF Net ID and password
    • Required documents to complete/upload: 
      • Passport (current for more than 6 months before expiration date)*
      • Emergency contacts 
      • Code of conduct 
      • Liability waiver 
      • Pre-departure orientation 
      • Travel Insurance information
  6. Make your payment in OASIS for the mandatory travel insurance:
    • After your application has been reviewed and all documentation received, the USF World, Education Abroad Office will enroll you in the university-required, travel and medical evacuation insurance and post the charge to your OASIS account. 
  7. Attend mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation:
    • Held approximately four weeks prior to departure.
    • Prepares you for clinical experiences abroad
    • Reviews language, culture, basic nursing fundamentals and assessments
  8. See the USF Health International website for additional Travel Processes required prior to traveling
  9. See also the USF Health International website for important Travel Resources
*Those without U.S. citizenship may need visas for the countries that will be visited.