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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

News Bureau   Schofield Hall 201  Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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Nursing Course Explores British
Health Care System, Nursing
MAILED: Dec. 5, 2000

          EAU CLAIRE — A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire three-week nursing course will give students an opportunity to compare and contrast the health care system and nursing in Great Britain and the United States.
          The course, “Comparative Study in Nursing and Health Care,” takes place in Carlisle, England, and will run May 21-June 11. It is available on a credit or noncredit basis. Participants also may earn 45 continuing education contact hours.
          Karen Witt, associate professor of nursing systems, will lead and instruct the course.
          Based on current exchange rates, the fee for the trip is $2,100 per person plus a fee for undergraduate, graduate, noncredit or contact hours. The charge includes round-trip airfare from Minneapolis, double or multiple occupancy in dorm-style rooms in Carlisle, transportation to all clinical sites, most breakfasts, a weekend trip to Edinburgh, a day trip to the Lake District, a BritRail Pass, six nights lodging in a central London hotel, a London Visitor Travel Pass, a student identity card, discount coupon books and travel insurance.
          The deadline to register and submit a $100 deposit is Friday, Dec. 22.
          For more information, contact Witt at (715) 836-3501 or by e-mail at

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Updated: Dec. 5, 2000