Beyond Borders: McGraw-Hill's Guide to Health Placements

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9780074715529: Beyond Borders: McGraw-Hill's Guide to Health Placements

"Beyond Borders" is designed to help students in health and medical courses to prepare, and make the most of, their intercultural placements. Written by Hamish Graham, a fifth year medical student at Monash University, the book draws on the experience of many students involved in intercultural placements. The book has a very casual, accessible style with a light-hearted approach that the reader will well relate to. It provides practical tips and essential information about choosing the best type of placement, how to set one up, and outlines ways to cope during and after the placement. An extremely useful beginner's guide, this handbook is easily navigated via bullet points and check boxes. Real case studies and scenarios have also been contributed by former students. They provide a useful framework to deal with common scenarios encountered before, and whilst on, placement. Many sections have additional exercises and direct students to further resources.

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Hamish Graham is a final year medical student at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. His first intercultural exposure was at age 17 when he studied Yr 12 in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Since beginning his undergraduate degree Hamish has undertaken voluntary work at several hospitals and health centres throughout India and Thailand. Hamish is also heavily involved in student organisations which focus on addressing International, Indigenous and Rural health issues. He has had additional experience with a number of locally based non-profit organisations providing practical assistance to refugee families in need. Hamish is passionate about the health conditions of communities in Developing World situations, and is keen to see young health workers take interest and respond to these challenges.

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