Comparative Health Systems Spain
NOTE: This course will not be offered in Spring 2021.
The major aim of this course is to consider health and the health care system dynamically and holistically through a case study of Spain. The course will provide interdisciplinary perspectives on health and the health care system in Spain. Biological and social science perspectives, nursing, demography, economics, and epidemiology will be presented. The didactic portion of the course is designed to engage the student in exploring such key topics as the epidemiology of health and illness in Spain; health system organization, governance, and financing; the health workforce; national health priorities, strategies, and recent reforms. Classroom, clinical and other field experiences are designed to provide students with both a broad overview and specific experiences within the course foci. Visits to schools of nursing and various clinical sites in Spain.
(Cities visited include Madrid and Pamplona)
Spanish beneficial but not required
- Counts as 1 CU
- Counts as experiential course for global health minor
The SON submits budget (course fee, travel and living expenses) to Student Financial Services to be added to student’s “cost of attendance.” may qualify for grants and/or loans
Program/Course Fee ~$1800* includes:
Out-of-pocket Expenses: ~$1200
Required Forms (provided after application is accepted)
- Student Health Services*
- My Trips International Travel Registry*