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Accident and emergency

General Project Information
Type of Project: 
Pre-Clinical
Date of Experience: 
06/26/2012
Project Description: 

A 4 week elective in accident and emergency medicine at the Prince of Wales hospital in Shatin, Hong Kong. This is a Chinese university teaching hospital.

Location: 
Hong Kong
NST
Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Student Experience
First Name: 
Krittika
Last Name: 
Bhende
Description of Student Experience: 

Excellent teaching experience, especially if you are fluent in Cantonese. Considerable differences in practice and medical thinking/medications, but with a remarkably well functioning healthcare system. Excellent expsoure for anyone who wants to work in Hong Kong at a later date. Only downside is that medical students are not as autonomous as in Canada.

Organization Information
Name of Organization: 
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Description of Site: 
Prince of Wales Hospital
Address: 
Shatin
City/Town: 
Hong Kong
Country: 
Hong Kong
Minimum Time Commitment: 
4 weeks
Main Language Spoken: 
Cantonese
Other Language(s) Spoken: 
English