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Clinical Observation and the Cultural Aspects of Health Care in Chile

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2012
Program Starts: Jan 03, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 30, 2014
Major 1: Science Health
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Program Fee: $3,315
Link 1: Health Studies: Clinical Observation and the Cultural Aspects of Health Care in Chile
Program Locations: Santiago
Contact Phone: 800-995-2300
Contact Name: Marie Gschwindt De Gyor
Contact Email:
What is Included: Housing, food
What is not Included: Airfare, personal expenses
Program Description

IES Abroad offers this project (ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields), which offers the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public health care system. An important component of the program introduces students to historical, social, and cultural aspects of health care specific to Chile, including the treatment of illness and patients’ rights. The project is one course divided into two components: Clinical Observation (examines the epidemiology and prevalence of frequent health deviations) and intensive Spanish, designed for students who do not have any previous training in Spanish. No Guilford faculty presence.

Location: Santiago, Chile

Course: 50019, GST 250 013 - 3 credits, Graded
Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA

Application: Stage 1 at Guilford College Study Abroad website. $1000 deposit.

Quick Facts

Population: 17067369
Capital: Santiago
Per-capita GDP: $ 17400
Size: 756102 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 04:00 hours) Atlantic Time (Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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