Concordia Nursing Abroad: Community Health in Tanzania
May 24 – June 6, 2012
Application deadline extended to January 13th, 2012.
Experience 14 days in the life of a developing African country. Learn about health in a global context through this service learning adventure. This alumni program focuses on studying cross-cultural implications for community health. Share nursing experiences and knowledge with Tanzanian nurses and nursing students enrolled in a new nursing college. Learn about tropical diseases while working with Tanzanian nurses, doctors, and health providers in a district hospital and village dispensaries. Teach health promotion concepts and establish meaningful relationships with Tanzanians. Experience rustic accommodations in a physically safe environment. Enjoy the magnificent African landscape and wonder of animal life on a safari to Ruaha Game Park. Join Concordia nursing students in this service learning opportunity.
All travel and in-country expenses are included (i.e. international airfare, in-country transportation, lodging, meals, planned activities, and safari). Cost: $4500
Jennifer Bailey DeJong
has been an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Concordia College since 2002. She graduated from Concordia with her BA in nursing in 1994 and completed a Masters in Science at the University of Minnesota. She’s worked in the Intensive Care Nursery, Pediatric ICU, Adult ICU as an RN, and most recently as a Family Nurse Practitioner with Sanford Occupational Health. She completed a PhD in Education from NDSU in 2011 and currently teaches Health Assessment and Adult Health Nursing. Her dissertation focused on the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and lactation duration rates in New York. She is married to Brad and has four children, ages 3 – 10.
Assistant Professor of Nursing