NURSING MISSIONS OVERSEAS
Plan My Gap Year offers a wide range of nursing mission placements. Enjoy an overseas mission in a hospital setting completely different to home. Student nurses can experience all branches of nursing including adult, child and learning disabilities nursing. Choose from Ecuador • Ghana • India • Tanzania & Vietnam.
An overseas mission will see you experience major differences in the principles of nursing you’re accustomed to. Moreover, you will witness first-hand nursing practises in a developing country. Use your mission placement to further your skillset as you support local nurses with basic health checks on patients.
Your nursing placement will see you spend time in both hospitals and outreach programs. You will shadow professionals in a range of clinical environments. Utilise qualified nurses time to learn about global healthcare issues. Your mission placement will illustrate how difficult nurses have it in practising the 6Cs in stretched healthcare systems.
FIRST-HAND INSIGHT INTO GLOBAL NURSING PRACTISES OVERSEAS
WITNESS MAJOR DIFFERENCES IN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING
OBSERVE DIFFERENT CULTURAL ATTITUDES TOWARDS CARE
SHADOW QUALIFIED NURSES IN A RANGE OF DEPARTMENTS ABROAD
CUSTOMISE TO GET THE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU
IMPROVE YOUR RESUME & ENHANCE YOUR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES
ECUADOR NURSING MISSION
Enjoy a nursing mission at a large public hospital in Quito. Shadow nurses and get exposure to all branches of nursing. Rotate across hospital wards to delve deeper into Ecuador’s healthcare system. If your Spanish is good, support nurses with counselling programs and help doctors issue care plans. Learn about holistic treatments as healthcare staff treat indigenous people.
GHANA NURSING MISSION
Shadow nurses on their daily routines in a government hospital in Kumasi. Experience the important role nurses play in Ghana as they care for patients and administer medication. Rotate across departments to witness different illnesses, injuries and practices. Assist nurses with health checks in outreach programs. Clean wounds, inspect tropical diseases and check blood pressure.
INDIA NURSING MISSION
Your nursing mission in India is full of variety. Shadow nurses in hospitals, support medical camps in slums and assist doctors with health checks at local clinics. Learn first-hand from healthcare professionals about medical practises in India. Review prevalent diseases that exist in the local area. Explore numerous departments including paediatrics, emergency and neurology.
TANZANIA NURSING MISSION
Learn first-hand from local doctors and nurses in a large government hospital on your Tanzania nursing mission. Gain a close insight into their daily schedule as you shadow them during ward rounds and consultations. Rotate across departments at your leisure or choose to specialise on one of the wards. Improve your basic medical skills under the supervision of healthcare staff.
VIETNAM NURSING MISSION
Focus on child nursing in one of Vietnam’s leading paediatric hospitals. Engage in a variety of medical settings with a range of clinics and units available to you. Shadow nurses on their rounds and attend lectures arranged at the hospital. Observe surgeries and assist nurses with preparations in the surgical department. Work and play with children in the Psychiatry department.
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