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BYU Nursing Students & Alumni Unite to Prepare Public & Global Health Kits

March 26, 2024 01:17 PM
BYU College of Nursing students, faculty, and alumni gathered to assemble humanitarian kits.
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Assessing Brick Workers' Respiratory Health in Nepal: A Groundbreaking Effort by BYU College of Nursing

December 19, 2023 10:37 AM
Teams from several colleges at BYU traveled to Nepal to observe brick workers there, and data continues to be gathered to assess the state of their respiratory health.
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Public and Global Health Nursing

March 08, 2023 11:55 AM
To fulfill the clinical practicum for the public and global health nursing course, students in their third or fourth semester participate in one of ten public and global health sites. This experience provides a unique opportunity to put nursing skills into practice while being immersed in a different culture and healthcare system.
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Nursing Students Learn In Ghanaian Healthcare Settings

March 03, 2023 03:25 PM
To fulfill the clinical practicum for the public and global health nursing course, students in their third or fourth semester participate in one of ten sites. This experience provides a unique opportunity to put nursing skills into practice while being immersed in a different culture and healthcare system.
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Students Gain Greater Understanding from Serving Local Vulnerable Populations

November 15, 2022 12:00 AM
Although many nursing students traveled internationally for their public and global health nursing course clinical practicum, a few stayed in Utah to work with vulnerable populations within the community, especially those from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
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Learning the Importance of Healing in Ecuador

November 03, 2022 12:00 AM
This past spring, BYU nursing students had the opportunity to spend three weeks learning and practicing the Healer's art in Ecuador. In addition, they experienced healthcare in and out of the hospital setting: volunteering in the community, shadowing nurses, and learning about traditional healing.
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Students Practice the Healer's Art in Poland

October 27, 2022 12:00 AM
This past spring, a group of nursing students traveled to Finland and Poland for their public and global health nursing course clinical practicum. The students planned to spend five weeks working in hospitals to refine their nursing skills. However, their schedule changed as the trip grew closer. “While we were in Finland, the nurses were on strike,” nursing student Symbria Lewis explained. Despite these circumstances, the students gained clinical experience through performing pediatric assessments and serving the Finnish community in other ways.
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Students Expand Cultural Awareness in the Czech Republic

October 19, 2022 12:00 AM
This past summer, 14 of BYU’s nursing students had the opportunity to experience a once-in-a-lifetime three-and-a-half week clinical practicum in the Czech Republic. They spent time in the cities of Prague, Pilsen, and Susice doing clinical and community service.
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