VACorps Nursing Internship Program for Young Graduates

VACorps Nursing Internship Program for Young Graduates

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VACorps Nursing Internship Program: The VACorps is pleased to invite you for an internship through VACorps Nursing Internship Program. This is a structured immersion internship with additional supervision and support. The objective is to provide you with an impactful internship experience in South Africa in the field of nursing.

Through a combination of active mentorship, clinic attendances, home, and hospital visits, the program delivers a practical work experience in the resource-poor environment of South Africa.


Company/Organisation(s):  VACorps

Program Type:  Graduate Internship

Program LocationSouth Africa

Program Duration:  4 – 6 weeks

Available Slot:  Not specified

Basic Qualifications: B.Sc in Nursing

Nationality:  Any Nationality


VACorps Nursing Internship Program | What to Expect

The VACorps Advanced Wound Management Nursing Internship program in South Africa is a structured internship that is facilitated by the support team at WoundNet, and the group practice of private nurse practitioners in 5 clinics across the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. The following are examples of what you can expect to learn during this program:

  • Become familiar with South Africa’s healthcare inequalities and the challenges faced by South Africans
  • Gain perspective on what it is like to run a private healthcare consulting practice in a developing economy
  • Shadow and interact with Advanced Wound Care Practitioners in the field.
  • Learn more about Advanced Wound Management in many different areas of healthcare
  • Learn about: Wound bed preparation, Wound Assessment, Different debridement therapies, Wound infection, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Vascular Ulcers, Pressure Injuries, Burns, Cancer Wounds, Skin Tears, Non-healing wounds, Surgical Dehiscences, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, Ankle Brachial Pressure Index, and much more.

Eligibility Criteria

To participate, you are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • B.Sc in Nursing Science
  • Applicants must have certificate in medical field
  • A go-getter attitude and ability to work independently
  • Have strong enthusiast
  • Have strong passion for medicine
  • Have a experience in the field of Nursing.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply:  To partake in VACorps Nursing Internship Program, you are required to apply online. NOTE: If you are on a pre-medical academic track, you are welcome to apply to this program

Application Deadline:  Not Specified

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