Dentists are responsible for keeping good oral health in the community. With that, aspiring dentists are required to be well-trained by getting indispensable experiences during their electives program. Many interns prefer to complete their electives in developing countries believing they will get wonderful experiences not only in the medical field but in their lives.
Global Electives Port Limited believes “experience is a great teacher.” With that, we help students to get connected with the professionals and ensure they learn crucial lessons by providing activities and allowing local hospital staff to guide them.
The students therefore are able to;
Garner experience in aspects of medicine beyond the core curriculum.
Perceive the relationship between medicine and society in a different setting and culture.
Develop an understanding of medical ethics and law
Be aware of medical problems facing different groups within another society, and the role of government in healthcare outside of the student's home country.
See the reality of working in rural hospitals.
Improve a wide range of clinical skills in a rural setting.
What to expect:
- Local hospital staff will assist students
- Provide meals and comfortable and secure house
- Ensures electives program is well structured and supervised by the professionals.
STUDENTS GET TO TAKE PART IN:
History taking and examination
General dental care, routine cleaning and check ups
Scaling, intra oral radiographs
Permanent and general fillings
Treatment of gum diseases
Incision and drainage
Root canal treatment
Bridges, dental veneers and crowns
PHILIPPINES – CAPIZ
Boracay, Coron, El Nido are among popular beaches in the Philippines. But for those who are seeking to venture a new place while on their internships, Capiz is one of the suggested places. It is known as a site of the famous coral-stone Santa Monica Church and its fun annual festival called Aswang Festival. Apart from amazing sceneries, students will be mesmerized with the rich culture. Global Electives Port chose this place as it has hospitals and LGUs named as outstanding partners when it comes to medical electives program.
KENYA – MOMBASA
Mombasa is probably the best place for those who are on soul-searching. Anyone will fall in love with its white beaches and coastal parks. Your journey will be more meaningful if you also continue your study through electives abroad. GEP chose this place as we find the health care system truly serves those who are in need. You will never feel out of place in this city as Kenya is a multilingual country.
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