Program Details

Additional Medical Spanish role-playing and vocabulary classes, Medical shadowing in real-world clinics. Plus introduction to ancient alternative medicine practices, with roots in the nearby jungle, still used today.
Location:
Cusco, Peru
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Health, Translation
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Our one of a kind Spanish and Medicine program allows you to study Spanish while simultaneously shadowing doctors in local area clinics. This program is perfect for students who are working toward a degree in the health care field. Included in the program cost is a weekend trip to Machu Picchu. Additional excursions are available at a nominal cost. Students will experience the differences between American and Peruvian medicine and be introduced to Andean traditional medicine.

Additional Medical Spanish role-playing and vocabulary classes, Medical shadowing in real-world clinics. Plus introduction to ancient alternative medicine practices, with roots in the nearby jungle, still used today.

Please contact us for additional details.
Setting Description:
With Cusco's pleasant mountain climate, super low prices, and welcoming population (both the locals and the other foreigners), many travelers decide to stay.
Cost:
$5,270. Price includes six weeks tuition, housing and meal plan, orientation, assistance throughout the program, medical shadowing and volunteering, trip to Machu Picchu, cultural and social activities, transcript from Universidad Bolivariana, and earn up to six college credits.

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