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Program Description:
Chinese Health Care System
Spring Course with Summer II Travel
July 1-16, 2020
HSA China 1
 
HSA China 2

Overview
This course will examine how the health care system in China is evolving, and how it is impacted by culture and the business environment. The class will consist of a series of discussions during spring and extensive field studies in China in July. Visits will be made to numerous health care sites in eastern China, including major hospitals and government health agencies. This health services administration course are open to all majors.

Chinese professionals will provide an overview of Chinese culture, history and current economic issues. Accommodations for the program will be in dorm style rooms at a university or Chinese hotel.

Faculty for this program are Dr. Bill Stroube and Dr. Jerrilee LaMar.

Course(s)
HSA 499 (3 credits)
HSA 599 (3 credits)--Graduate students only
 
 
Charges
Comprehensive fee: $2985
This fee includes lodging for approximately 16 days, some meals, ground transportation for field trips, entrance fees for historical sites, trips to cities in eastern China, and a three-day trip to Beijing and the Great Wall. Additional expenses include roundtrip airfare from USA to China, optional sightseeing in Hangzhou, personal expenses and some meals.
An initial deposit of $750 is due by December 2, 2019 to confirm your place on the program.

More about the program content
Tentative Class Components Completed During Spring in Evansville:
  • Introduction to Chinese health care
  • Components of the Chinese health care system
  • Components of the American health care system
  • Current Chinese business environment and the Chinese economy
  • Brief overview of culture and language

Tentative Class Components in China:
  • Course begins with a 3-day visit to Shanghai
  • Introduction to Zhejiang University and city of Hangzhou
  • Day-trips to Shuzhou and other cities in eastern China
  • Visit to health care related sites in Hangzhou: traditional Chinese pharmacy, tea plantation, hospital, clinic, etc
  • Travel ends with overnight sleeper train to Beijing and 3-day visit, including trip to The Great Wall

More information can be found on the HSA website! Click "Apply Now" above to register for this program.  Contact Dr. Bill Stroube with any questions about this program!
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 07/01/2020 07/16/2020

** 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.