Program Details

A physician assistant elective with us exposes you to a health system different from what you are accustomed to. The treatment methods differ and so do the health conditions that are prevalent in the location.
Location:
Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of; Mombasa, Kenya
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Our physician assistant elective program provides PA students with a clinical training opportunity working closely with and under the supervision of a certified physician to complement the didactic component of physician assistant training. Our program is suited to meet various requirements such as elective, clinical preceptorship, independent study abroad or internship abroad. It is also crafted to ensure that you gain supervised hands on experience, exposure to a different culture as well as build your skills and clinical competence as a physician assistant student.

Qualifications
Interns must be pre-med or medical students. Volunteers must be medical professionals.

  • Program Highlights 

    • Gain supervised hands-on learning experience in the Physician Assistant field

    • Get the chance to enhance essential physician assistant skills, such as history taking, interviewing, and physical examinations.

    • Compare and analyse healthcare access and delivery in a different setting.

    • Meet elective and clinical rotation requirements under practitioner supervision with evaluation during and after the program.

    • Satisfy independent study or internship abroad for credit.

Setting Description:
Physician assistant Settings
Cost:
Please visit the Elective Africa website for pricing. USD. Please visit the Elective Africa website for pricing.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
1. Must be at least 18 years of age 2. Full payment of program fee 3 (three) months prior to starting the program 3. A non refundable deposit of $350 that is deductible from the total program fee 4. Duly completed online application form 5. A signed letter on a letter head from the school/institution showing they are bona fide students at that institution 6. For medical camps Doctors must show proof of medical qualification e.g. certificates of qualification or copies of practitioners’ license 7. Students must show evidence of enrollment in school such a nursing / medical
Scholarships:
No

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