Medical Elective in Cusco, Peru
We offer you the wonderful opportunity to come to Cusco and learn about medicine here in the Andes. Cost for one month is $1800USper person based on 2 people sharing. Come enjoy your medical elective in Cusco. Price includes donation to hospital of your medical elective.
With 8 years of experience and almost 300 students through our doors you should look to us for the best medical electives on offer. We offer you the chance to really use the skills that you have learned in medical school with at least one clinic per month to outlying areas of Cusco.
We have something for everyone from being based in the hospital in Cusco to going deep into the jungle to help with local clinics and real emergencies.
Peru is also a fascinating country with many options for medical students. Here are Tika trek we offer you the chance to visit Peru in a unique way.
With access to 5 different hospitals in Cusco and many more clinics outside Cusco we can help you get the most from your medical elective time including learning medical Spanish.
If you already have Spanish we can really set you up with the trip of a lifetime into clinics around Peru
You can spend up to 3 months with us here in Cusco at anyone of the local hopitals and clinics, We have access to the best Doctors in the field and some of the best medical experience in the country being the only medical elective company offering you the opportunity to provide hands on medical care in local communities. Sometimes we are the only people that offers health care to these communities.
In addition we offer you the chance to take one of a choice of activity breaks, contact us for more information about your Peru medical elective.
Medical Elective in Cusco, Peru : Your medical Elective in Peru
Come to Cusco Peru, these medical electives are designed with the Doctor in training in mind. Your time in Cusco will be busy, After collection at the airport or bus station we will take you to a local hostal which will be your home for the next month. We will depart the same afternoon on a familiarisation tour of the city, find out where to change money, buy groceries and generally live for the next month in the City of Cusco.
The following day we will take your to visit the local hospital and get your ID card processed for the time of your elective. In the afternoon you begin your intensive Spanish classes that are included in your elective price.
From here you can begin your time in the hospital you will be expected to shadow your Doctor or local intern for the duration of your time here, this may not be easy due to language barriers but you will make friends and contacts for life. Depending on the area that you are in you may be expected to take blood pressure, medical histories, suture and take part in operations.You may choose from a full range of specialities including surgery, cardiology, traumatology or orthopedics. In all specialities we have access to some of the best Doctors in Cusco that in generally have been educated internationally. Contact us for more information about medical electives in Peru.
Tika trek can offer you medical electives for any amount of time please write to us for more information.
Come with the orginal medical elective coordinator in Cusco.
Moderate, you will be expected to interact with local medical professionals to get you papers signed off with flying colours.
- 1 month in the hospital.
- 30 hours of intensive Spanish classes.
- Membership of the South American Explorers.
- Extra tours.
- White coat (scrubs if you want to be in surgery).
- A good attitude.
- Warm clothing.
- Swimming clothes.