Optimizing Rural Placements

Why is this important?

Researchers recognize the importance of well-supported and positive rural placement experiences to attracting and supporting a future rural and remote health workforce. Rural and remote placements offer opportunity for health and social service students to further their professional development in an environment that offers many new experiences. For an individual student, a positive rural placement can stimulate an interest in rural and remote British Columbia as a place to practice their profession, and we encourage students to optimize their rural experience.


The following sections will guide you through ways you can optimize your rural placement experience: