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ILAC - Summer Program in the Dominican Republic June 18 – July 21, 2013. Alicia C. Vanden Bosch, Pharm.D. ILAC Pharmacy Director HLS Room 116 280-1861. ILAC - Institute for Latin American Concern. A division of University Ministry here on campus

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Ilac summer program in the dominican republic june 18 july 21 2013

ILAC - Summer Program in the Dominican RepublicJune 18 – July 21, 2013

Alicia C. Vanden Bosch, Pharm.D.

ILAC Pharmacy Director

HLS Room 116

280-1861


Ilac institute for latin american concern

ILAC - Institute for Latin American Concern

  • A division of University Ministry here on campus

  • A faith-based, Ignitian inspired, Catholic program


Purpose

Purpose

A volunteer program to provide health care to the under served in remote rural villages (campo/batey) and an opportunity for immersion and spiritual growth.

  • Students (volunteers)

    • medical, dental, pharmacy & nursing

    • undergraduate

  • Professionals (volunteers)

  • Dominican staff


Ilac summer program in the dominican republic

ILAC - Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

A Summer Program of

  • Service

  • Immersion

  • Reflection

  • Spirituality


Ilac a mission with objectives

ILAC – A Mission with Objectives

  • To improve the health and quality of life of the Dominican impoverished population

  • To educate and promote integral health through the prevention of diseases and practical solutions of sanitation and health maintenance

  • As a Christian organization, in the Jesuit tradition, ILAC promotes a faith that does justice, guiding its participants toward greater freedom and commitment to service.

  • As a Christian organization, ILAC helps to build communities based on the ideals of service and love

  • ILAC strives to promote integral well-being and spiritual growth to all its participants and those it serves

  • Through the integration of study, reflection, and experience, the students develop a heightened awareness of the ethical and moral issues that confront them within a third world context and come to appreciate how individuals from another culture experience reality


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ILAC - Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Some Spanish is required

    • Either Spanish 211 or equivalent

    • Or OTD 330 Spanish for Health Professionals

    • A non-credit Spanish course is offered for those accepted to participate in the ILAC Summer Program Spring semester – seven 2 hour classes offered, dates are on the Application form. Spirituality, Culture and History, and Personal Testimonies from men and women who experienced ILAC a number of years.

    • A survival Spanish course is required in the Dominican Republic

    • Participants are encouraged to take a Spanish course in the spring before the summer program if they have never had Spanish.


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • The immersion begins with a series of preparation meetings and a Retreat at Creighton University in the spring

    • Students are divided into teams with other undergraduate, dental, medical, nursing and pharmacy students, and doctors, dentists and registered nurses and pharmacists.


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Five week period divided into different segments

    • Orientation (1 wk)

    • Travel to remote rural villages (4 wk)

      • First Clinic Session (2wk)

      • Second Clinic Session (2wk)


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Orientation process at the ILAC Center in Santiago

    • Study Spanish

    • Team building

    • Prayer, worship, and reflection

    • Study the Dominican culture and history


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Travel to remote rural villages for two weeks

    • Each participant lives with a Dominican family

    • Participants spend time with their Dominican families and adopted communities

    • Participants contribute to the community with community chosen “Charlas” (Nutrition, Exercise, Preventative Health, Disease states, Medications) and other activities

    • Participants reflect on their experiences through prayer, worship, journaling, and reflection.


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Travel to remote rural villages - First Clinic Session

    • Pharmacy students set up their pharmacy

    • Teams offer health care and education in clinics half-days Monday – Saturday (multidisciplinary approach)

    • Participants spend time with their Dominican families and adopted communities after clinics

    • Participants reflect on their experiences through prayer, worship, journaling, and reflection.


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Travel to remote rural villages - Second Clinic Session

    • Teams offer health care and education in clinics half-days Monday – Saturday (multidisciplinary approach)

    • Participants spend time with their Dominican families and adopted communities after clinics

    • Participants reflect on their experiences through prayer, worship, journaling, and reflection.


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Final weekend: Students and Professionals return to Center for

    • Retreat Reflection

    • Reorientation

    • Closing Ceremonies


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

  • Application due in ILAC office by October 12, 2012, and acceptance notification before Thanksgiving

  • Dates for 2013: June 18 – July 21

  • For more information call the ILAC office

    Criss III Room 262

    (402) 280-3179

    or visit the web site:

    http://www.creighton.edu/ILAC


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ILAC Summer Program in the Dominican Republic

Pharmacy Informational Meeting

September 18, 2012

Criss III L61

12:00-12:50 pm

All University Informational Meeting

September 25, 2012

5:30-7:00 pm

HLS G04


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