Finland: Eternal Sun and Creative Fun

Finland: Eternal Sun and Creative Fun




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May 26 - June 7, 2019  

Program Description 

At JAMK University in Jyväskylä, Finland, you will attend classes with other health major students from around the world. Participants will be able to select the topic areas they will experience while in Finland. Decisions regarding which area the participant selects will be collected by the program leaders in the Spring semester. For additional information on the focus areas, please contact the program leaders directly.

From the program, students will:

  • Understand interdisciplinary and globally important topics related to wellness and health promotion
  • Participate in interesting site visits,
  • Utilize the social program to experience the light-filled Finnish summer with peers from around the world.

Summer 2019 Topics
Week 1: Nature and Wellbeing
Week 2: Digital Expertise in Health Care and Social Services 


Course

OCTH 210ITL Seminar in Occupational Therapy: International Experience (3 units)

Students will develop knowledge and skills in a selected practice area. The overall goal for the course is to gain cross-cultural and cross-national insight into the political, social, cultural and economic factors that influence the provision of occupational therapy/nursing/social work services outside of the U.S. and define the role of occupational therapy/nursing/social work within the system of care. Social justice issues are explored, and the role of the student as a global citizen is emphasized.

Participants will be able to select the topic area they will experience while in Finland. Decisions regarding which area the participant selects will be collected by the program leaders in the Spring semester. For additional information on the focus areas, please contact the program leaders directly.

Week 1: Nature and Wellbeing
Week 2: Digital Expertise in Health Care and Social Services 


Faculty

lynne andonian

Program Leader: Lynne Andonian

Associate Professor, Lynne Andonian, PhD, OTR/L, earned a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, an MA degree in Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, and a PhD in Organizational Systems from Saybrook University, San Francisco. She has over 25 years of clinical experience, primarily in mental health, in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, outpatient partial hospitalization programs, public schools, and community-based settings. Dr. Andonian has also worked abroad with people with disabilities in Zambia and Uganda. She has presented nationally and internationally on her research interests that include community advocacy for underserved groups in the US and abroad, people with mental illness, international and multicultural issues, and occupational therapy clinical education.

Contact
Email: Lynne.Andonian@sjsu.edu

 

Ruth RosenblumProgram Leader: Ruth Rosenblum

Assistant Professor ​Ruth Rosenblum, DN​P​, MS, RN, PNP-BC, ​earned a ​BSN from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a masters in nursing from Northwestern University in Chicago. She received a post-Master's Pediatric Nurse Practitioner​ certificate from the University of California​-​San Francisco, and her DNP from the University of San Francisco. ​She ​has been an advanced practice nurse for over 20 years​.​ She ​maintains a Child Neurology ​practice ​at ​Valley Medical center in San Jose CA. Dr Rosenblum has a special interest in headaches​, tics and ​High Risk Infant Follow up.​ ​She ​has taught at​ at San Jose State University​ since 2006, and has led Faculty-Led Programs to Belize and Finland​. ​Additionally, she has been instrumental in the collaborative online Doctor of Nursing Practice program, a joint venture between SJSU and Fresno State.

Contact
Email: ruth.rosenblum@sjsu.edu  


Cost

It is important to note that each program's total cost will vary depending on the location and the package it offers.  

$750 SJSU Special Session Tuition ($250 per unit)
$200 Administrative Fee 
$1,335 Program fees, lodging, class materials and class related tours approximately*
$2,285 Total Program Cost

 

* Hotel, meals, and airfare are not included. Program Leaders will provide more details about lodging options once the program cohort is formed.  


Testimonials

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Resources

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  • Itinerary - coming soon!
  • Info sessions - coming soon!