Skip to Content
Education Abroad, U.Va.

Education Abroad

A Division of the International Studies Office
  • Explore
  • Experience
  • Engage
  • Excel
Programs : Brochure
This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
UVA Nursing in Nicaragua: Community Health Nursing Clinical
Bluefields, Nicaragua; Managua, Nicaragua (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Spring Embedded
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Spring Embedded
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Embedded 2018 01-OCT-2017
10-OCT-2017 17-JAN-2018 11-MAY-2018
NOTE: Travel to Nicaragua will take place during spring break. Students need to depart from the US on March 3. Students will depart from Nicaragua on March 11.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
3rd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
Open to Non-UVa Students:
Enrollment Restricted to: School of Nursing Housing: Hotel
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Direct Credit
Program Type:
Faculty led
Tuition Payments Made To:
Education Abroad Advisor:
Liz Wellbeloved
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
Program Description:

Spring 2017 participants and hosts


Students will travel to two locations: Bluefields and Managua

The hotel:
Hotel Camino Real and Hotel Caribbean Dreams

Community Health Nursing Clinical in Nicaragua
(NUCO 4210; 4 credits)

Course Information
Syllabus and Itinerary

2016 Spring: NUCO 4600 syllabus & itinerary
(Draft; is subject to change)

Program costs and payment schedule are listed in the "Budget Sheets" link at the top of this page.

Accessibility Statement
The University of Virginia believes in providing reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities on an individual and flexible basis. If you believe that you would require adjustments in order to fully participate in this program, please contact the Student Disability Access Center at 434-243-5180 as early as possible in order to begin this dialogue.

Health Information
Tropical diseases, malaria in particular, are a concern. For more information, check out the CDC website. Students considering attending the Nicaragua program should also review the UVA International Travel Clinic website for important information and appointment deadlines.

Program Director Emma McKim Mitchell, RN,, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, Coordinator of the Clinical Nurse Leader MSN program, and Director of community based research for the Cancer Control and Population Health Core of the UVa Cancer Center.

This program is currently not accepting applications.