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  • Locations: London, England
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Camille Deering Program Options: Academic Coursework
Areas of Study: Nursing, Public Health Program Type: Faculty-Led
Class Standing: 1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

Spring Break 2022 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

How do countries and societies decide how to provide healthcare to the population? While the  US has a largely private system and patchwork of health insurances, other countries have socialized  medical care. Come to London, England, where socialized medicine has deep cultural roots and the  National Health Service (NHS) provides care for 90% of the country. We’ll stay in the centrally located  West End and travel via London’s functional ‘Tube’ and double decker busses. We’ll tour historical sites  such as St. Bartholomew's Hospital and Chapel and see King Henry VIII’s charter giving the hospital to the  city with a mandate to care for the poor. Explore the British Royal Colleges of Nursing, Medicine and  Pharmacy to understand the roots of these professions. We will visit the NHS to understand how it  operates and complete two service days interacting with British citizens. In addition to the museums and  conversations around how culture influences healthcare decisions, we have time for touring: London’s famous markets, Cathedrals, music history and the Eye.  

Zoom Information Session
Friday, April 30th, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 967 1320 9190
Passcode: 190272

Application Deadline: Friday, September 24, 2021. Includes $150 application fee. Students may apply for an application fee waiver based on financial need analysis. 
$500 Commitment Deposit Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021. 

Courses: Students may enroll in one of the following courses for Spring 2022 
NUR 301/PBH 301 Perspectives in Global Health Nursing  (1.0 Unit)
FYS 164: Global Media Representations of Healthcare and its Professions (1.0 Unit)
PBH 170: Culture and healthcare in Britain and the US (0.5 unit) 

Liberal Learning and Course Attributes:
NUR 301/ PBH 301: World Views and Ways of Knowing; Global  
FYS 164: Global 

Dates: NUR 301/PBH 301 and FSP 164 will run as a full semester Spring 2022 course at TCNJ with an optional study abroad component over Spring Break. The expected travel dates are March 11-19, 2022. PBH 170 will be a stand-alone 0.5 unit course for students wish to study abroad, but who do not wish to enroll in a full unit global health  course. 

Program Directors: Dr. Connie Kartoz, Associate Professor of Nursing and Dr. Sharon Byrne, Associate Professor of Nursing. 

NUR 301/PBH 301: Open to all, no prerequisites
FYS 164: IDS 102 is a corequisite and Reserved for Freshmen
PBH 170: Open to all, no prerequisites

Program Fee: TBD. 

Explore Scholarship Opportunities. We recommend CGE Education Abroad Scholarships.  Meet with a Financial Aid Advisor in the Office of Student Financial Assistance

Program Fee Includes: 
$150 Application Fee
$500 Program Deposit Fee
Accommodation for all nights in the UK
Breakfasts, Some lunches and dinners 
All ground transportation in the UK
Entrances to all scheduled sites/activities
International Health Insurance

Does Not Include:
Passport/Visa Fees
Some lunches and dinners 
Transportation to/from US airport
Personal Items
Other personal expenses (personal travel, etc.)
COVID-19 testing (currently required for international travel)

Please contact the TCNJ Center for Global Engagement at
For course specific questions, please contact Dr. Connie Kartoz at or Dr. Sharon Byrne at 

Please review our refund, cancellation, and withdrawal policy statement should a student not be able to participate in the program.
Final approval of the program is contingent upon Global Risk Mitigation and Crisis Management review. 

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.