Kent State University at Stark’s English for Healthcare summer experience provides a curricular and co-curricular English immersion experience for future healthcare workers.

The program is recommended for university students or recent graduates preparing for a career in healthcare. A rigorous curriculum of relevant academic courses and seminars will be delivered by expert faculty. Students will also have access to Kent State University’s lab spaces and library resources during their stay. Co-curricular peer-to-peer workshops and site visits will provide collaborative and experiential learning opportunities allowing students to utilize the skills developed in the classroom.


CURRICULUM

WEEK TOPIC ACTIVITY NOTES
1 NCLEX Preparation (nursing only) Classroom Non-credit workshop
1 Healthcare Communication Classroom 1 credit hour
1 Intercultural Communication Classroom 1 credit hour
Field Experience Hospital site visit Mercy Medical Center
2 NCLEX Preparation (nursing only) Classroom Non-credit workshop
2 Medical Terminology Classroom Non-credit workshop
2 Simulation Experience Nursing Lab Non-credit workshop
2 Field Experience Hospital site visit Akron Childrens Hospital
3 NCLEX Preparation (nursing only) Classroom Non-credit workshop
3 Transcultural Nursing Classroom 2 credit hours
3 Student Workshop Co-curricular Non-credit workshop
Field Experience Hospital site visit Cleveland Clinic
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 6 CREDIT HOURS

 
PROGRAM BUDGET FOR CREDIT (USD) - PENDING

Tuition $350 per credit hour
Activities and group meals $100
In-country transport $300
Lodging 21 nights (apartment style)    $700
Workshop fee $400
TOTAL $3,600

 
PROGRAM BUDGET FOR NOT FOR CREDIT (USD) - PENDING

Certificate $500                         
Activities and group meals $100
In-country transport $300
Lodging 21 nights (apartment style)    $700
Workshop fee $400
TOTAL $2,000

CONTACT

Sarah Schmidt
Assistant Director
Global Education Initiatives
330-244-3579
sschmi16@kent.edu