Pre-Midwifery Internship

GAP Medics

Program Description

Pre-Midwifery Internship

GAP Medics

Our pre-midwifery internship programs

Been dreaming of becoming a midwife since you were a baby? We’re here to deliver you into the arms of your future profession! We offer structured pre-midwifery programs to give you the opportunity to shadow midwives throughout their daily routines and deliveries. Along with global health tutorials, our comprehensive internships will also give you a competitive edge when applying for future studies in the field.

Shadowing midwives

Carefully selected and trained, our skilled midwifery mentors provide you with an unforgettable time. While on placement, you'll also experience a number of different hospital departments, giving you a well-rounded perspective on how diverse a career in midwifery can be.

Program Features

  • 23 shadowing hours per week
  • Personal mentors
  • Specialist departments
  • Global health tutorials
  • Small student groups
  • Experiential learning

Your personal midwifery mentor

Your personal mentor is there to inspire you (and sometimes quiz you!) during your time at the hospital. Supportive, attentive, and enthusiastic, they will take you behind the scenes and teach you about clinical procedures, cases, and patient care. They will also answer all your questions!

MIDWIFE MENTOR: Nurse Yaowarat Dustikul

Nurse Yaowarat Dustiku works in the obstetrics ward at Buddhachinaraj Hospital in Phitsanulok, Thailand.

In charge of the labor room for the last 15 years, Nurse Dustiku is a wealth of nursing and midwifery experience. With Nurse Dustiku as your mentor, you may see everything from natural births to C-sections. You will also get experience on how to undertake general—but very important—tasks such as cleaning and sterilizing equipment for injection control. And to round it off, during your placement you may even learn how to weigh, clean, and wrap babies. Nurse Dustiku loves to teach and mentor students, so don’t feel shy about asking as many questions as you’d like!

Your Placement Coordinator

Supportive, helpful, and approachable, your Placement Coordinator will be on hand to make sure your time at the hospital is enjoyable and memorable. They have excellent relationships with all our mentors and an impressive knack for knowing the answers to ALL your questions (usually before you ask them!).

Placement coordinator: LUCK JOMPITAK

Wilaluck (better known as Luck) is our friendly Placement Coordinator in Phitsanulok. As your pre-midwifery placement go-to person, Luck will assist you with anything and everything you need, from accompanying you to the hospital on your first day to helping you find the cafeteria!

Luck likes you to be prepared, so she will brief you on what to expect at the hospital upon arriving in the country. To ease you into placement life, she’ll introduce you to your mentors, monitor your progress daily and answer any questions you may have. When she is not providing expert assistance, Luck is working closely with hospital mentors to ensure your placement progresses smoothly.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 21, 2016
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