Scandinavia: Health and Social Systems 2013

Scandinavia: Health and Social Systems 2013

Scandinavia: Health and Social Systems 2013
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Dates
25 May 2013 to 8 Jun 2013

Cost
$2,950 plus airfare

Location(s)
Stockholm and Helsinki

Join WSU professor Ken Johnson on a fascinating visit to Sweden and Finland, where you’ll explore healthcare systems, policies, social systems, and take in the beauty of Scandinavia. You’ll study the social welfare systems of these cities in addition to experiencing the beauty and culture of these fascinating nations including visits to viking burial grounds, palaces, castles, and more.

Registration for this program is open! If you want to join WSU for this amazing opportunity, sign up as soon as possible – spots will go fast!

Destination(s) of Program: Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland
Dates of Program: May 25 – June 8, 2013
Program Directors: Dr. Ken Johnson
Email: kljohnson@weber.edu

The Academics

For participating in this Study Abroad program, you will receive 6 credit hours from the following:

  • MHA 6360 – Comparative Int’l Health Systems
  • MHA 6830 – Directed Study
  • HAS 4800 – Individual Study
  • HAS/CLS/DENT/PAR/HTHS/NRSG/RADT/REST
    4850 – Study Abroad
For more academic details, please see the syllabus page.

The Faculty

Dr. Ken Johnson Ken Johnson, Ph.D., associate dean of The Dumke College of Health Professions, will be the program director for this Study Abroad Program. He has already led two similar study abroad experiences in Scandanavia. Other faculty members may join depending on the number

The Itinerary

May 25:           Fly from SLC to Stockholm, Sweden
May 27-30:    Stockholm
May 31:           Uppsala Viking Burial Grounds
June 1-6:        Helsinki
June 7:            Jyvaskyla Sauna Experience
June 8:            Travel home

The Details

The tentative cost of the program will include:

  • Housing
  • Most Meals
  • Excursions
  • All domestic Transportations
  • Faculty

The cost does not include international airfare, your passport, a Visa, if required, incidentals, any unscheduled travel, and excess baggage cost.

This program is open to all WSU students, faculty, and staff in MHA, MBA, Health Administrative Services, or related programs. Students must be at least 18 years old for this program. People in reasonably good health should have little concern for any physical demands. All participants must have a valid passport.

Payment Schedule

$500 deposit due January 25, 2013
$825 payment due February 22, 2013
$825 payment due March 22, 2013
Remainder due no later than April 19, 2013
Airfare must be purchased no later than May 5, 2013.

You may pay in person at the Hurst Center room 102B, by phone with a credit card, 626-6600.

The Fine Print

If the trip is cancelled, all participants will be refunded in full. Any refunds for withdrawal from the program will be determined by the Study Abroad Director according to the recoverability of incurred costs and fees, and according to Continuing Education Policy. Once the group leaves, all costs are non-refundable in their entirety. Dates and prices may change. It is the responsibility of each participant to be aware of any changes by staying in contact with Study Abroad and the program director.

Questions?

If you have any questions, feel free to contact your program director, or call Continuing Education at
(801) 626-6600.