Four students from the California Baptist University (CBU), Riverside City, California, USA, attended an exposure program at the UST College of Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS) from July 12 to 29, 2017. Called Global Health Initiative program, the exposure training’s primary aim is to expose the students to different practices in the field of Allied Health Sciences. Students Aliah Marshall, Janea Schaumloeffel, Mariah Mosley and Megan Blair were accompanied by CBU faculty member Mr. Clinton White.
The CBU students had the opportunity to experience practicing their chosen profession both in the clinical and the community settings. They rotated in visiting three UST-CRS affiliation centers namely, the Philippine Heart Center – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department where they were exposed to different rehabilitation protocols for stroke and cardiac patients, the Rural Health Unit (RHU) of the Municipality of Abucay, Bataan, and the REACH Foundation Inc. in Mandaluyong where they experienced community- based rehabilitation in Philippine setting.