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Global Biomedical Service Program

***GBS 2015 information will be available by the end of September***

General Timeline 2014

*IMPORTANT - Accepted students are expected to meet deadlines.  Failure to do so will result in a drop from the program so a waitlisted student can be accepted. Deposits are nonrefundable once dropped*

Oct 18 Early Application Deadline *NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPS*
Wks of Oct 21 & 28 Interviews held; Notification of Decisions
Nov 20 Health Screening Form Deadline
Nov 27, NOON Commitment Form and Deposit Due
Jan 17 Submit Passport & Application for Hong Kong Visa Processing
!st week of March

Class begins, Wednesdays 6-9pm

April 2 Submit Passport & Application for China Visa Processing

8-week class (tentative schedule for 2014)

Session 1     Introduction, Logistics - Overview, Paperwork & Journals, Intro to                                Disability & Rehab

Session 2    Chinese Geography/History, Economics/Political System; Survival Cantonese

Session 3    Chinese Geography/History, Economics/Political System; Survival Cantonese

Session 4    Religion in China, Chinese Philosophy

Session 5   Religion in China, Chinese Philosophy; Survival Cantonese

Session 6   Chinese Culture and Traditions, Chinese Traditional Medicine, Contemporary Chinese Medicine & Practice; Survival Cantonese

Session 7   Rehab Engineering, Prosthetics & Orthotics

Session 8   Rehab Engineering, Prosthetics & Orthotics

Mid-May  Depart Philadelphia

Late-May Return to Philadelphia