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Mexico Mission Trip (Division of Nursing)

History:

The Judy King Memorial Mexico Mission Trip was historically a 7 Day mission trip that ran on a biennial basis in June. Participation created an interest in medical missions that has grown and has now now expanded to involve students, faculty and family members from the Division of Nursing, and friends of LC taking part in a variety of mission outreach opportunities.  

Mexico missions does now take place each July during the week of July 4th.  

Dates:
June 30th through July 5th, 2012

Location:
Rio Grande Valley, Mexico

Objectives and Description of the preparation and ministry focus:
To serve the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in the Rio Grande Valley area of Mexico.

Student nurses work with Baptist medical missionaries in clinics housed in mission churches scattered throughout Mexico, performing nursing assessment, teaching, and evangelism.

Non-health care professionals assist with facilitation of the clinic set up and needs, translation needs, child care, evangelism and various ministry opportunities.

Prerequisites/Eligibility/Requirements:
Participation in clinic work as a nursing major does require completion of the first full year of clinical and theoretical nursing courses.

However, there are many different types of involvement that are available for participants.  If you are interested please enquire and see if this opportunity may be a good fit for you!

Cost:
Typically around $400, but students engage in multiple fund raising events and have been successful in supplementing the majority of their costs for this life changing ministry opportunity.

Contact:
Mrs. Renee Shamblin, Chair, Division of Nursing, Assistant Professor, Division of Nursing, at 318.487.7127 or , instructor of nursing, at 487-7331.

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