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Info Session: UC Davis Quarter Abroad Oaxaca "Latino/a Health Internship Program in Mexico"

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This specialized program will offer students the opportunity to take UC Davis classes on transnational (US-Mexico) health issues and participate in internships in hospitals and clinics in Oaxaca, …

This specialized program will offer students the opportunity to take UC Davis classes on transnational (US-Mexico) health issues and participate in internships in hospitals and clinics in Oaxaca, Mexico! The courses offered through this program are designed to... http://quarterabroad.ucdavis.edu

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  • Welcome, only been doing for few months, great way to answer any last minute questions. Hopefully you’ve read all program material in mail and are clear what to expect, this well help further develop, more insight what’s expected of you.
    Functions of netspoke conferencing: all muted, you can talk all you want, we wont hear you, you can also chat amongst yourselves in chat window, click on q&a, enter a question there, the hand on my screen flashes, tells me that somebody has a question, chat and q&a, when you use chat it pops up in your screen, so please do not use chat while using presentation, if you have question and do not wanna forget, type it in q&a, you can access it in archive conference, keep regular invitation, go to website, tab for recorded conferences, play it or download it, or dial into the phone and listen to just audio.
    If you need help with netspoke conferences, you can click on live help and an operator from Netspoke can help you..
    We are recording right now, I’m gonna start the presentation
    Welcome, we will start our presentation at 4:30 pm, Plese dial into ………. To listen to the audio portion of this presentation.
  • And now we arrived to the most important part of the presentation for you, the Student Programs. This is a picture of our group in June in South Africa, this is where both the Atlantic and the Indian ocean meet. This is an example of some of the trips you will be able t o partake in during the weekends if you are going to Oaxaca
  • Local coordinator, explain what he does. They ae the go to person if you haave any issues at all, they also manage any transportation issues (either tell you or provide it)
    Medical Director responsible for ….., if you have questions about going to specific clinic or prefer to swtich (not recommended) issue with a doctor, any health questions, if you are not feeling well, tell your medical director right away!!!! That person should be aware of any health care needs you have.
    CFHI – Betsy and I, we are the most directly involved with Student Programs, if you have any emergencies, contact us at the office of Betsy if you have any emergency, first go to the people on the ground, questions about money??? Please contact our office. Do not ask people on the ground. If you need conflict resolution,
    During the summer we also have alumni fellows at most program sites. They are there to facilitate the job of the local coordinator and Medical Director.
  • -Homestays are screened carefully by our local coordinator. ….about laundry, the local coordinator will give you a list of local laundromats where you can do your laundry
    -Language classes- you will be offered 40 hours of Medical Spanish language classes for the first 10 weeks of the program. You may also opt out of Spanish and take Zapotec, an indigenous regional language, instead.
    Students would be able to use the Becari school as a meeting point, they also offer cultural classes such as dancing, cooking, weaving, etc. There is also free internet for students (20 minute limit). They will also be able to use their laptops in the main yard and hook up to wireless internet for free.
    -During the orientation, the local coordinator will go over basics such as, safety issues, transportation information fr. Homestays/clinics and back, all contact details, map of oaxaca, clinical rotation and language class schedules.
    During the biweekly meetings with the local coordinators, you will go over Cultural Immersion, culture shock problems, and general concerns you may have about homestays/language classes.
    During the biweekly meetings with Dr. Tenorio, he will be adding context to their clinical experiences. Students will be giving a small task each week (maybe every two weeks). For example, they will be told to keep an eye out and also gather material from their Centro de Salud about HIV or domestic violence. When Dr. Tenorio meets with them, they will break into groups of 6 people, brainstorm and talk for about ½ hour and present their findings to Dr. Tenorio for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • -Homestays are screened carefully by our local coordinator. ….about laundry, the local coordinator will give you a list of local laundromats where you can do your laundry
    -Language classes- you will be offered 40 hours of Medical Spanish language classes for the first 10 weeks of the program. You may also opt out of Spanish and take Zapotec, an indigenous regional language, instead.
    Students would be able to use the Becari school as a meeting point, they also offer cultural classes such as dancing, cooking, weaving, etc. There is also free internet for students (20 minute limit). They will also be able to use their laptops in the main yard and hook up to wireless internet for free.
    -During the orientation, the local coordinator will go over basics such as, safety issues, transportation information fr. Homestays/clinics and back, all contact details, map of oaxaca, clinical rotation and language class schedules.
    During the biweekly meetings with the local coordinators, you will go over Cultural Immersion, culture shock problems, and general concerns you may have about homestays/language classes.
    During the biweekly meetings with Dr. Tenorio, he will be adding context to their clinical experiences. Students will be giving a small task each week (maybe every two weeks). For example, they will be told to keep an eye out and also gather material from their Centro de Salud about HIV or domestic violence. When Dr. Tenorio meets with them, they will break into groups of 6 people, brainstorm and talk for about ½ hour and present their findings to Dr. Tenorio for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • -Homestays are screened carefully by our local coordinator. ….about laundry, the local coordinator will give you a list of local laundromats where you can do your laundry
    -Language classes- you will be offered 40 hours of Medical Spanish language classes for the first 10 weeks of the program. You may also opt out of Spanish and take Zapotec, an indigenous regional language, instead.
    Students would be able to use the Becari school as a meeting point, they also offer cultural classes such as dancing, cooking, weaving, etc. There is also free internet for students (20 minute limit). They will also be able to use their laptops in the main yard and hook up to wireless internet for free.
    -During the orientation, the local coordinator will go over basics such as, safety issues, transportation information fr. Homestays/clinics and back, all contact details, map of oaxaca, clinical rotation and language class schedules.
    During the biweekly meetings with the local coordinators, you will go over Cultural Immersion, culture shock problems, and general concerns you may have about homestays/language classes.
    During the biweekly meetings with Dr. Tenorio, he will be adding context to their clinical experiences. Students will be giving a small task each week (maybe every two weeks). For example, they will be told to keep an eye out and also gather material from their Centro de Salud about HIV or domestic violence. When Dr. Tenorio meets with them, they will break into groups of 6 people, brainstorm and talk for about ½ hour and present their findings to Dr. Tenorio for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • This is a tentative sample weekly schedule. UC Davis classes will be held on Monday and Tuesday in the mornings. All students will be assigned 4 hours of language classes per week. Groups will be broken into AM and PM for clinical rotations and language classes. Please do not worry about this particular aspect, as the schedules will not be finalized and are still being worked out.
    Please note that you will meet bi-weekly with the Local Coordinator and Medical Director.
  • The program includes the following educational aspects:- Orientation upon arrival, , including cultural adjustment exercises, usually sundays- except Oaxaca, you will be given
    - Clinical rotations Monday-Friday, excepting holidays or work stoppages, working with a local physician who has opted to participate in CFHI as a teaching preceptor.
    Weekly meetings with Medical Director and Local Coordinator- Information sessions that highlight the health care system in that country, common cases you will encounter and other site-specific information.
  • Please take lots of pics and send thme to us, we can use them on our publications and website, we encourage you to have a fantastic time!!! Well, I am going to stop sharing this, Betsy will now start taking a look at the questions you posted and we will answer them in order.
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    • 1. quarterabroad.ucdavis.edu UC DAVIS STUDY ABROAD Info Session: Quarter Abroad Mexico “Latino/a Health Internship Program in Oaxaca” Fall Fall Quarter 2015 September 12 - November 28
    • 2. Icebreaker Italy What do you already know about Mexico? What do you think are the main differences in: • Culture • Healthcare systems
    • 3. Course Overview and Program Faculty Italy Prerequisites BIS 1A & 1B or BIS 2A & 2B; SPA 21 or 31 or consent of instructor UC Davis Faculty • Dra. Adela de la Torre • Dra. Yvette G. Flores • Dra. Queta Valdez
    • 4. CFHI – Quick Facts Italy What is CFHI? Child Family Health International (CFHI) provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for health science students and institutions. Our unique model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local communities. oFounded: 1992 oGlobal Partners: 200+ oLocations: 20+ sites in 6 countries oStudents since 1992: 8,000+ oStudents’ Country of Origin: 40 oPartner Clinics / Hospitals Supported: 75 oMedical Supplies Donated: $10 MM CFHI at a Glance Transformative Global Health Education & Community  Empowerment.
    • 5. The CFHI Experience - What is our philosophy? What we do ✔ Work with existing healthcare systems ✔ Students are there are observers and learners What we don’t do ✖ Provide services to those who would otherwise not have healthcare.
    • 6. CFHI’s Global Team CFHI San Francisco o Questions regarding program logistics and emergencies. Nick will be in Oaxaca during the first week for orientation CFHI Medical Director o Clinical rotations and public health activities o Medical/health informational meetings o Contact for Medical Emergencies CFHI Local Coordinator o Airport Pick-up o Welcome Orientation o Housing o Language classes o Cultural Immersion
    • 7. Why should I participate?  Immerse yourself in the healthcare system of another country  Gain exposure to major public health challenges in Mexico  Learn bi-national health issues and cultural knowledge  Gain greater cultural sensitivity about Latino patients  Learn about the challenges and resourcefulness within medical practice in resource-restricted settings  Build competencies in Global Health  Build relationships with local communities  Build your experience in clinical and public health settings  Build your language skills and improve your cultural competence  Build you career and personal development!
    • 8. Your CFHI Experience- Overview o Clinical placement in existing health systems, such as primary care clinics, public hospitals, and home-based care (clinical activities based on educational level and local regulations). o Community immersion living with host families and taught by local leaders; language training in Latin America. o Trenches of Global Health within healthcare, public health and rural outreach. o Global Health Lectures, Pre-Departure Training, and building professional experience in Global Health
    • 9. Program Includes o Pre-departure information o On-site support 24/7 o Airport Pick-up and drop-off o Local Cell Phone o All activities during orientation week and all educational field trips oClinical/ Public Health Experiences: o4 to 6 hours per day, Monday to Friday o Weekly Medical / Health Lectures: o40 hours Spanish Language Classes o Transportation between Oaxaca- Puerto oAccommodation with 2 meals a day: oHome-stays Oaxaca, Hotel Puerto
    • 10. What will I do in clinic?  Responsibilities Vary. Participants will always be under the Supervision of a Local Preceptor, Under preceptor’s discretion, you can expect to participate in: o Community‐Oriented Primary Care:  o Vitals o Patient Histories o Basic physical exams o Hospital Rounds o Health Brigades or Community Health Outreach  /Education projects Your involvement depends on various factors o Language o Local laws o Patient load o Your proactivity!
    • 11. Oaxaca- Location
    • 12. Oaxaca, Mexico
    • 13. Homestays  Centrally located  Safe neighborhoods  2 meals daily  Own room  No laundry at homestays
    • 14. Program Structure: 9 weeks in Oaxaca City First week- Orientation
    • 15. Program Structure: UC Davis-led Class CHI 21S - Chicano/a and Latino/a Health Care Issues (4 units) CHI 145S - Bi-National Health (5 units) CHI 147S - Indigenous Healing & Biodiversity in Lat. Am. (5 units) CHI 192S - Clinical Rotation Internship, non-graded (6 units) TOTAL: 20 UNITS UC-Davis led classes Monday-Tuesday • Content areas include focus on bi-national health- e.g, Mexican & US health care system, comparative health status, and traditional health practices • All lectures & field activities in Spanish and team taught with Mexican health professionals • Community based projects focusing on health education topics • Students enrolled in 180 hours of clinical internship credit and meet requirement through local clinics, hospitals and through participation of public health brigades. • Students will be eligible earn transcript notation through the UCD Internship and Career Center • UC Davis Students can earn almost all of a Chicano/a Studies Minor.
    • 16. Program Structure Clinical Rotations- 3 days a week • State Primary healthcare centers • State Secondary Hospitals Emergency/Pediatrics or Ob/gyn • Private practitioners Language classes • 40 hours during first 6 weeks • Level appropriate • Small groups • Free wireless internet • Classes in folkloric dancing, salsa-dance, Mexican cooking, weaving and ceramics as well as art lectures and films.
    • 17. Program structure: Sample Schedule Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday UC-led class 10 am – Noon Lunch 12-1 1 pm- 3 PM 10 am – Noon Lunch 12-1 1 pm- 3 PM Weekly Meeting TBD - 6PM? Clinical Rotations (1/2 day - 3 days a week) AM or PM AM or PM AM or PM Spanish classes (4hrs. weekly) PM - 2 hours PM - 2 hours AM or PM 2 hours AM or PM 2 hours AM or PM 2 hours
    • 18. Program Structure: Class activities and field trips  Oaxaca food and culture presentation  Monte Alban  Dia de los Muertos  Traditional Medicine Sierra field trip- overnight stay in cabins  Cooking light class  Atzompa Tombs and Barro Verde  Yagul archeological site tour and Fiesta de Maiz
    • 19. Oaxaca, MexicoPuerto Escondido, Mexico
    • 20. Program Structure: 2 weeks Puerto Escondido  Arrival to Puerto: Nov. 2  Departure from Puerto : Nov. 15 Week 1- Reproductive Health Various public health activities and site- visits: • Traditional midwife mock training • Visit to local midwives (parteras) • Lectures about sexual health in Mexico • Presentation at local Junior High Schools
    • 21. Program Structure: 2 weeks Puerto Escondido Week 2- Vector-borne Diseases- Tropical Medicine Various public health activities and site-visits • Vector brigades with local healthcare teams • Malaria/ Dengue/ Chagas • Presentation at local Junior High Schools or general population
    • 22. Program Structure: Lodging in Puerto Escondido • Shared housing in hotel or apartments • Two meals per day • Transportation provided to class- sponsored activities
    • 23. Enrollment: Jan. 7 – Apr. 3 Eligibility:  Be a registered student at a UC campus  Be in good academic standing with 2.0 or higher  be in good disciplinary standing  Meet any program specific requirements or prerequisites • Financial Aid Applies • UC Davis Study Abroad Awards available • Enrollment is first-completed, first-reserved basis How to Enroll: 1. Create a Study Abroad account 2. Fill out your profile with your programs of interest 3. Start gathering items for your application such as your Health Clearance and Passport Copy 4. Create an application for your program in your account 5. Complete online steps and submit your enrollment beginning January 7th
    • 24. For More Information www.cfhi.org 415-957-9000 nick@cfhi.org …Any Questions? Child Family Health International “Let the world change you”
    • 25. UC Davis Study Abroad 207 Third Street, Suite 120 Davis, CA 95616 (530) 297-4633 studyabroad@ucdavis.edu 207 Third St. Third Street AStreet MU studyabroad.ucdavis.edu

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