Co-curricular Program

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences run a number of co-curricular programs.  The programs listed below are undertaken overseas.  For a full list of programs and detailed information refer to the Co-curricular Programs website.

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Any course within MNHS

Program Type

Collaborative Indo-Pacific Healthcare Program

Students selected to undertake this program are enrolled into a unit set and upon successful completion will have the title and description recorded on their AHEGS:

Title: Inter-professional Collaborative HealthCare Program
Description: Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences students enrolled in this program go to a developing country to participate in local health service interprofessional healthcare immersion (acute, rehab or community). Students are placed in small interprofessional groups in a healthcare setting to experience the healthcare context in the overseas country.

Degree / Discipline Eligible StudentsLocationDurationDateContact
Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Medicine, Nutrition Science, Health Science and Paramedicine TBA Vietnam & Cambodia 30 hours of voluntary clinical placement over 4 weeks Nov - Dec ask.monash

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Any course within FMNHS

Program Type
Voluntary workplace activities that support community health
Students selected to undertake this program are enrolled into a unit set and upon successful completion will have the title and description recorded on their AHEGS:
 
Title: Voluntary workplace activities that support community health
Description: Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences students enrolled in this program design and participate in voluntary workplace experience that broadens personal and professional perspectives on social issues in the context of health services. Student participation develops skills that enhance employability: communication, teamwork, leadership, appreciation of cultural diversity and problem solving. They will also gain an understanding of the workplace culture and multidisciplinary team environments. Enrolled students have participated in diverse activities including health service delivery in remote Australia, working with local NGOs, and delivering health services overseas.
(More information is available at https://www.monash.edu/medicine/study/current-students/co-curricular-programs)
Degree Eligible StudentsLocationDurationDateContact
Any course within FMNHSMust have completed 48 credit points Various varied (total 30 hours)varied ask.monash

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Psychological Sciences

Program Type

Community health workplace activities at external organisations operating in a psychology related field

Recognition for voluntary workplace activities you are engaging in, within organisations operating in a psychology related field. This might include engaging over your summer holidays in mental health placements overseas, where you might be working closely with individuals to help improve their overall mental health. Or, engage as a volunteer in a local community organisation across a broad spectrum of psychology related fields, including support for individuals with chronic disease or disability, youth mentoring, refugee support, support for families in need and more. Alternatively, you may find an internship working in corporate setting applying your knowledge of research design, analysis and psychological testing to assist the organisation with their clients and key stakeholders.

Students selected to undertake this program are enrolled into the general unit set listed below 'Voluntary workplace activities that support community health' and upon successful completion will have the title and description recorded on their AHEGS.

Degree Eligible StudentsLocationDurationDateContact
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)Year 2 & above with a minimum 70 WAMVarious80 hours over 1 semesterWeeks 2-12ask.monash

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