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  • Locations: Lima, Peru
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: CONCORDIA applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Areas of Study: Physician's Assisting Class Status: 5) Graduate
Program Type: Clinical Rotation
Program Description:
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Academics

The Peru PA Rotation program meets the requirement for one (1) elective rotation. Students will provide hands-on medical care under the supervision of a local doctor, similar to other US-located rotations. There will be academic work to be completed prior to going on the rotation, including two, three-hour predeparture sessions and readings geared toward medical preparation for the sort of pathologies expected in Peru, Peruvian culture and safety instruction. 
 

Travel Dates

This dates of this program with be one of the following, but final dates are still to be determined:
  • Rotation session 7: February 24- March 19, 2019* Exact dates TBD

Details

Medical Experience:
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Lodging and Accommodations:
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Leaders

Pre-departure:
This program is administered by Professor Michael Toppe of Concordia's PA program. He will provide instruction and reading material associated with the pre-rotation work, and assist with logistics. 

On-site medical supervision: 
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Local Hosts:
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Requirements

  • This program is for Concordia PA students who are in the rotation stage of their program. 
  • Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the institution.
  • Must comply with all deadlines for applications, document submissions, deposits and other payments.

Costs

All expenses associated with the program will be paid independently by students. Below are expected costs for personal budgeting purposes:
  • Round-trip airfare: ~$1,500
  • Lodging: ~$600
  • Local transportation:~ $160
  • Meals: ~$300
  • Study Abroad Fee: $50
  • iNext Medical/Travel Insurance: $60
  • Passport: $110
Total: ~$2,800

Optional:
  • Travel health consultation: $30
  • Machu Pichu Trip: $750