School of Nursing Global Health

May 19th - May 30th, 2015

Jinotega, Nicaragua

General Information

An international program for students has been planned for Jinotega, Nicaragua for course and/or clinical credit for students enrolled at TTUHSC. Designation of course credit will be dependent upon the individual student’s program of study. Anticipated activities include children’s health, primary care (child and adult) and women’s health opportunities. We will help develop and participate in an educational seminar for community lay workers and health care providers in the Jinotega region based on the Minister of Health identified needs.


Application for participation will be open from October 20th through December 3rd, 2014


Will be announced by December 3rd, 2014


The anticipated cost for the trip is $1150 (includes all lodging, meals, and transportation while in Nicaragua, medical supplies, and an overnight stay at the Barcelo beach resort in Montelimar); plus airfare (Approximately $900 from Lubbock).

Spring 2015 Meetings

There will be eight mandatory pre-trip planning meetings that all students are required to attend between February and May 2015. Each meeting will be scheduled in Lubbock and available via WebEx for students outside of Lubbock and is anticipated to last approximately one hour. All participants will be expected to actively participate in all pre-trip meetings

Travel Information

The TTUHSC Office of Global Health has created a website with resources to assist students who are interested in participating in an international program: