The goal of the Externship Program is to support the philosophy and service program at Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon.
The Externship Program develops a multi-skill patient care service in a long-term care setting. All participating students gain actual on the job experience implementing the skills they have obtained.
The Purpose of the Externship Program is to provide students with the opportunity to earn academic credits through planned work experience, specifically to learn more about a discipline or career area. The students are expected to learn from and contribute to the program.
Students will undertake training at Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon during the academic term assigned by the educational institute.
“At West Coast University, we aspire to make a difference in our community. It has been a privilege to have our students serve the community members of Residential Plaza. The students can grow as professionals and give back to the community. All are contributing to their success”.
– West Coast university Clinical Education Department.
“Assistance to the Elderly and Residential Plaza has established a successful strategic alliance with West Coast University through the Externship Program. The Externship Program provides students with the opportunity to earn academic credits through a planned work experience bringing care and services to the residents at Residential Plaza.”
– Luisana Hung Salazar, Assistance to the Elderly.