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International Outreach

Jamaica (July 2020) Jamaica Flag

Location: Kingston and St. Mary, Jamaica

Dates: July 12-20, 2020

Estimated Cost: $1,650.00 (+/- $100) for the entire trip. Cost includes flight, hotel, ground transportation and ~80% of meals.  Price is subject to change since flight arrangements have not been finalized. Estimated cost does not include travel insurance (see below).  It is recommended that participants bring along $150-$200 to cover miscellaneous cost.

NSU Faculty and NSU Students On-line Application: Medical Outreach Application Instructions and Application link

The homepage with instructions on how to use the application is:

The actual application is found here: ; students click on New Item to begin application.

Completed application is due by: Monday, Monday, March 30, 2020 
If not able to complete electronically, please submit applications to Discipline Coordinators. The coordinators should submit completed applications to Dr. Anderson-Worts or Dr. Luzan Phillpotts.


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All participants must complete a mission trip application packet. The Jamaica Ministry of Health has several required forms to be completed prior to the mission. Please complete the forms by the requested deadline, so the paperwork can be processed and submitted in a timely fashion.

No refunds after Friday, May 1, 2020
Please Note: Airline Tickets are non-refundable once they are purchased regardless of the full refund deadline.

If you do not have a passport, please make sure you go to the nearest passport agency and complete the application in a timely manner. IT WILL TAKE 6-8 WEEKS (sometimes longer) to receive a new passport. If you do not have a passport by the travel time allotted, you will not be able to participate in the medical mission.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: All participants must submit proof of Travel Insurance with their applicable.
Proof of travel insurance is mandatory in order for you to participate in the mission. At least $2,000,000 medical benefits are recommended. Please note emergency evacuation and reparation must be included. Non-NSU faculty must have at least $1,000,000 travel insurance coverage

If you do not have travel insurance, then you can obtain travel coverage from any travel insurance company. You can use the insurance link listed below.

NSU recommends for Students and Faculty: Health Travel insurance (link is provided)

Application Forms and Additional Information:

  1. Student/Volunteer
  2. DO/MD Physician
  3. Dental
  4. Optometry
  5. Pharmacy
  6. OT/PT
  7. Nursing

Jamaica Mission Trip Coordinators:

For Additional Information: Please contact Evelyn Martinez or at (954) 262-1897.

Dominican Republic (Spring Break 2020) D.R. Flag

Outreach Program Leader: Dr. Cheryl Atherley-Todd

Dates: March 21 - 29, 2020 – Las Terrenas, Samaná, Dom. Rep.

Cost: $1,250.00 - Includes airfare, in-country transportation, lodging, transportation to/from airport, all meals.

Payments: Deposit of $500.00 due on 1/21/2020 with complete application.

The Dominican Republic Outreach Program provides free medical care to the underprivileged people of surrounding areas of Las Terrenas, Dom. Rep. Students, faculty, physicians, dentists, staff and volunteers from the community give their time and talent to provide medical care that would otherwise be unavailable.

Our goal is to provide quality care and build sustainable relationships with community residents. Participants will have the opportunity to practice, teach, perform research, and treat an extremely wide variety of diseases.

Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the  Dominican Republic, located in the province of  Samaná. It is known for its scenic landscapes, white sand beaches and clear waters.

Please click complete your application:

NSU Participants


Completed application and deposit of 500.00 due by: January 21, 2020.

For Additional Information: Please contact Evelyn Martinez or at (954) 262-1897.

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