Nurses are professionals who care for the ill or injured persons, provide preventive health care to well persons. Nursing is one of the most demanding professions, the competition is high and takes long working hours.
An overseas nursing internship will have a decisive advantage over non-mobile peers. You are exposed to different practices, environment, ailments, culture, and people which will help in your clinical practices.
Organizing your nursing elective abroad can be daunting. Taking this step is your first major opportunity to shape your own medical training, develop your individuality, and be the sort of nurse you want to be.
An overseas nursing placement offers participants the unique opportunity to gain work experience in underprivileged areas. This is nursing in a different landscape with challenges that will test your skills and patience to the hilt.
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less,” Marie Curie.
This quote from Marie Curie encapsulates the importance of your presence to poor people who feel distressed and helpless when confronted by the gigantic issue of global health. You may not be able to provide the medical assistance of a doctor, you may encounter difficulties during your stint. But your noble intentions will leave a good impression to locals that there are people in this world who cares.
Some of the medical rotation prerequisites we provide encompass Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics and Emergency Care.
GEP Limited will take you to places where medical assistance and the sight of health care providers are scarce. Our placement destinations are in the Philippines and Kenya. You will gain these benefits from the daily routine in our placement program.
Hone your skills by helping others
Practice theories that you’ve learned from books
Shadow local professionals
Experience hospital and community placement
Immerse in a new culture
Get an insight of ailments by local sufferers
Treat patients with substandard hospital equipment
Assist with examinations and treatments
Experience personal and professional growth
Develop perseverance, patience and a genuine love for people
PHILIPPINES – CAPIZ
Capiz is known as the “Seafood Capital of the Philippines” and is the 15th most frequently visited place. Its capital city is Roxas. It is home to the famous coral-stone Santa Monica Church in the town of Pan-ay that has the largest bell in Asia. Made up of 70 sacks of gold and silver it weighs over 10 metric tons and measures 7 feet in diameter and 5 feet in height. Interaction with residents pose no problem, they speak English aside from Tagalog, Capiznon and Hiliganyon. Are you feeling homesick? Call your love ones any time, share your experiences to keep them informed. Internet is available and so with cable and regular television channels. Listen to your favourite tunes through the radio. Guaranteed, you’ll never run out of exciting activities to do during days-off.
KENYA – MOMBASA
Mombasa City is the capital of Mombasa County and is the second largest city in Kenya. Swahili and English are spoken by the 939,000 hospitable residents.
It is located in the Eastern coastline of Kenya which made it a popular destination spot for beaches teeming with marine life and world-class hotels. Water activities await beach lovers. Scuba dive and feast your eyes on the stunning seascape. Or just enjoy blasé moments by the shore surrounded by tropical vegetation.
SRI LANKA – COLOMBO
Overseas medical students who wish to purse their formal studies in Medicine / Nursing are welcome to engage in hospital based clinical work in order to get acquainted with common medical problems encountered in this part of the world. Sri Lanka being a South Asian tropical island , is susceptible to some unique medical problems that overseas students may not be exposed to in their medical career.
The program has been arranged with greater flexibility on weekly basis throughout the year . This is a general medical roster program which will cover different departments / units including followings but not limited to :
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