©2018 The Wild Medic Project.

University Programs

Are you a university student or staff member looking for an adventurous solution to clinical placement?

In late 2017 following the successful delivery of free primary health clinics for remote communities, we embarked on a trial, Wild Medic 2.0. The program explored how we as a project, could maximise our impact through the utilisation of student teams. Since that time we’ve been building our reputation by collaborating with Australian and New Zealand universities in health care programs and projects internationally that are are safe and flexible, and are designed to meet your university’s program’s needs. 


The Wild Medic programs are designed to support course objectives and meet the academic requirements, whilst the students experience and partake in healthcare programs, develop personnel and professional skills and best of all, have a safe adventure!

 

Clinical Placement 

Placements with adventure!

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The Clinical Adventurer

Location: Nepal

Duration: 21 days

Teams: 10-21

Cost: $5461.00 AUD pp (based on 10 pax) includes the cost of a uni staff member


Highlights:

  • Working in a humanitarian community clinic in the Himalayan foothills

  • Training with Nepal disaster responder network and speak with the founder

  • Hospital, ambulance and Sasane experience

  • Summit of Poon Hill (Annapurnas)

  • Fundamentals of remote medicine course

The Clinical Explorer

Location: Timor Leste

Duration: 14 days

Teams: 10+

Cost: $4960 AUD pp (based on 10 pax)


Highlights:

  • Clinical exposure in Dili health clinic • Training with a remote community first responder network on a remote island.

  • Hospital, ambulance and plantation experience

  • Snorkelling in pristine reefs

  • Fundamentals of remote medicine course

The Clinical Islander

Location: Vanuatu

Duration: 14 days

Teams: 11+

Cost: $4573.00 AUD pp (based on 11 pax) 


Highlights:

  • Ambulance service placement

  • First aid awareness in local schools

  • Training with a remote community first responder network on Gaua Island.

  • Hospital tour / experience

  • Snorkelling in pristine reefs

  • Fundamentals of remote medicine course

 

Flexible and Safe

Programs can run for 2,3 or 4 weeks and the students will be immersed and involved from day one. Students will be provided flights, insurance, all transport, accommodation, food on project, translators, medical equipment, supervision, relevant permissions, uniforms and leadership. All teams are led by registered health professionals who work collaboratively with local health care specialist. Students develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, communication ability and abilities to analyse information whilst broadening their international perspectives on the local regions.

 

“If you are a student paramedic or nurse looking to travel to Nepal for some clinical exposure and adventure, look into this project. This has been the experience of a lifetime for me and my students. It was so rewarding to provide much needed primary health care to communities who have no access to medical care. The project is so well organised and the support staff are incredible".

Dr Belinda Flanagan 

Lecturer, Paramedic Science, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine.

University of the Sunshine Coast