A Nursing Semester in a Developing Country: Lessons Learned

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Abstract

Nurses need to gain knowledge and experience that will assist them to practice in a global environment. This article shares the unique experiences of a university in providing a semester of nursing study in a developing country. What makes this experience unique is that theory and clinical courses were taught similarly on both the US and Ugandan campuses. Benefits and challenges of the semester are discussed, as well as details of planning, implementation, and posttrip conclusions.

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