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Courses are individually offered classes that afford higher education opportunities in various areas of study. By taking a series of classes focused in one category, students might pursue a certificate or degree in their field of interest.

Studies in health sciences give students a broad base of education in the health industry and preparation for a career in a clinical or non-clinical setting. Students may choose to work in healthcare administration and management or use their health sciences training as a basis for further medical education.

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Course in Health Sciences in Chile

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Santiago – Health Studies

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters July 2019 Chile Santiago

Designed for advanced Spanish students in health-related majors such as Pre-Med, Nursing, and Public Health, as well as students in other health-related fields, this study abroad program offers valuable insight into Santiago’s health care system. You will develop healthcare-related experience while improving your communication skills through a Spanish course for health practitioners.

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Overview

With a population of more than 5 million people, Santiago is both the capital of Chile and its largest city. Its residents have a community-centered public health system, one that you’ll be able to observe and experience first-hand when you study health studies in Santiago, starting Fall 2017.

Designed for advanced Spanish students in health-related majors such as Pre-Med, Nursing, and Public Health, as well as students in other health-related fields, this study abroad program offers valuable insight into Santiago’s health care system. You will develop healthcare-related experience while improving your communication skills through a Spanish course for health practitioners.... [-]


Santiago Summer - Health Studies Course

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 7 weeks May 2019 Chile Santiago

You participate in a Health Studies Program Seminar while improving your communication skills through the Spanish for Health Care Practitioners course. All courses are conducted in Spanish and designed for students with advanced language skills.

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Overview

Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Santiago is a sophisticated, modern city with a population of more than 6.6 million residents. It is also the capital of Chile, a country with one of the strongest and most diverse economies in South America.

Because Chile has a community-centered public health care system, studying in Santiago allows you to gain public health-related experience and an appreciation for culturally-based health care practices. You participate in a Health Studies Program Seminar while improving your communication skills through the Spanish for Health Care Practitioners course. All courses are conducted in Spanish and designed for students with advanced language skills. In addition, the program provides opportunities for holistic growth, including activities that will enhance your interpersonal and intercultural learning while in Chile.... [-]


Santiago January Term - Health Studies

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 3 weeks January 2019 Chile Santiago

Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public and private health care system. [+]

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Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public and private health care system. An important component of the program introduces you to historical, social, and cultural aspects of health care specific to Chile, including the treatment of illness and patients’ rights.

The program consists of one course, Health Studies: Clinical Observation and the Cultural Aspects of Health Care in Chile, divided into two components: Clinical Observation and Spanish for Health Care Practitioners. The primary component, Clinical Observation, allows you to observe patient care in public and private clinics. A classroom seminar provides a framework for clinical observations and analyzes themes such as efficiency, equity, and the quality of service delivery to patients. Spanish for Health Care Practitioners is designed to help you develop Spanish language skills focusing on medical terminology. Study abroad in Santiago and gain a unique insight into the field of healthcare!... [-]