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2018 Florida Travel Study Trip

November 16 - 18, 2018 

Students use the Taxonomy of Nursing Practice and the nursing process to apply specialized skills in caring for the childbearing and childrearing Health promotion, maintenance, and restoration are emphasized as students provide family centered care in a variety of acute care and community based settings. Students can complete their pediatric experience component of the course by traveling to Camp Boggy Creek in Eustice Florida. Cam Boggy Creek is “A camp where children with serious illnesses and their families can forget the word “no” for a little while and embrace the promise of “yes.” With the support of student volunteers, each family is paired up with a family pal, who acts as a host for the weekend. Depending on the family’s needs, family pal responsibilities can include greeting families upon arrival, touring them around camp, joining family members in camp activities, playing with the children when the parents are in parent-only activities, helping the family with any needs that arise, and generally helping them to have the best experience possible.

TRAVEL STUDY COURSE:

NUR-2215 L NURSING CARE OF THE CHILD BEARING AND CHILD REARING FAMILY

The student must be enrolled in the Associate of Science Degree Nursing Program and have grades of “C” or better in all prerequisites courses. Completion of NUR 2115, NUR 2115L, Psychology 1010 and Sociology 1010 are the required prerequisites for NUR 2215L. NUR 2215 is required in the same or previous semester. See the Nursing Student Handbook for curriculum requirements.

TRIP COSTS:

Total cost of the trip is $600.*

The trip is limited to 11 students, accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up early to reserve your place! *This cost may increase or decrease pending the costs of airfare and room & board. Payments to vendors, airlines, travel agents, hotels, etc. may be non-refundable.

Payments are now being placed on student CSM accounts. This allows students the following benefits:

  • Payment online or on campus via cash, check or credit card
  • Options to use scholarships or financial aid money without waiting for disbursements
  • Use of the CSM FACTS tuition payment plan, allowing payments to be made over the semester
Included: Not Included: 
  • Round trip airfare
  • Travel insurance (trip interruption, trip cancellation, emergency medical)
  • Room & Board
  • Transportation to and from Camp
  • CSM tuition and fees
  • Textbooks
  • Luggage fees (if any)

DEADLINE TO APPLY:

  • August 6, 2018

ITINERARY:

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:

The CSM Travel Studies Scholarship Application is now available. This scholarship will allow students to be awarded $475 toward their travel costs and will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please apply early!

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be registered for at least 9 credits during the semester or immediately preceding the travel studies course for which the award is intended. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, as determined by the CSM Financial Assistance Department. Applicant must possess a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of application.

Should you be awarded this scholarship, you are required to provide a follow up essay and / or video report based on your experiences in the travel studies program.

Application process:

  • Complete the online application that includes:
    • Uploading an essay documenting the reason for seeking the scholarship and how the travel study experience relates to your academic goals at CSM
    • Uploading at least one letter of recommendation from a former or current CSM instructor or a high school teacher

 

Remember, you must also register as a CSM volunteer with Camp Boggy Creek!!