SXU Sponsored Programs

Ireland: Healthcare Through Irish Eyes

Explore the healthcare and nursing education of one of the most popularly traveled countries in the world. The tour begins in the historic city of Dublin where you will work in a hospital with one of Ireland's own nurses. Travel to the beautiful landscape of County Mayo and explore the Ashford Castle built in 1228.  Depart for Galway where you will shadow a nurse in their state-of-the-art clinic. You will also depart for the Cliffs of Moher.


NURS 383-01 Special Topics: Healthcare Through Irish Eyes (3)

Prerequisite: NURS 282 and NURS 326.

Program Details

Activity Level

Medium -- daily walking tours and frequent intercity travel.


Students will stay in double rooms in three-star hotels.


Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.5 Minimum Nursing Junior I status by January 2013.

Program Dates

May 9-18, 2013. There are five pre-trip course meetings during the spring 2013 semester.

Program Cost

$2,800.00 Program fee includes airfare, local transportation, field trips, lodging, breakfast daily and some group meals. Tuition associated with the Spring 2013 course is not included in the program fee. Tuition is paid separately during spring 2013.

Application Deadline

We will continue to accept applications beyond the deadline on a space-available basis.  Apply now!

Program Directors

Charlene Bermele
Nursing Lab Room, E-105
Phone: 773-298-3710
Email: bermele@sxu.edu

Monica Ryan
Associate Professor
WAC, E-330
Phone: 773-298-3743
Email: ryan@sxu.edu