Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Rome - The Italian Health System Maymester Program

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  • Location(s): Rome, Italy
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad
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HSC 424 - Multicultural Aspects for 3 credit hours during MayMester will be traveling to Rome, Italy to learn more about the Italian health system and compare the services available in that country to similar services in the United States.While pa... read more

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I learned a lot about the cultural differences and functioning in a different country. I think I gained more important knowledge of that rather than the health system - Stephen F. Austin State University View Entire Review
It was very much worthwhile. I not only learned about the mechanics of the Italian healthcare system, but also about their culture. - Stephen F. Austin State University View Entire Review
I learned so much. I learned a lot about their culture but I also learned a lot about myself. I put myself in a situation outside of my comfort zone and had to branch out to make friends and make wonderful experiences. It was very worthwhile and I was not ready to leave Italy. I made a lot of friends and experiences that I will ... - Stephen F. Austin State University View Entire Review
I got to fly in my first plane (first two, actually). I got to go to a city and country I have always wanted to visit. I learned some Italian, I got to eat the best food (and gelato) that I have ever ate in my life. I learned so much not only about their healthcare system, but about their culture. And definitely worth while! - Stephen F. Austin State University View Entire Review

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HSC 424 - Multicultural Aspects for 3 credit hours during MayMester will be traveling to Rome, Italy to learn more about the Italian health system and compare the services available in that country to similar services in the United States.

While participating in this study abroad program, students will gain insights into all facets of Italy's healthcare system and be able to do a comparative analysis to the United States healthcare system. This program offers a thorough overview of everything healthcare related; from government regulations and health insurance to nursing homes and addiction prevention. Students will also have the opportunity to become acquainted with Italian public healthcare students.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Maymester
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Public Health
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