Medical Missions School

Training Overview

Medical professionals being led by the Holy Spirit and doing new things in new ways


Start date: 12 January, 2020
End date: 27 June, 2020.


Lecture: $4,010 AUD plus $30 AUD registration fee
Outreach: $3,000-5,500 AUD

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This course is not currently recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework.

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A successfully completed Discipleship Training School with Youth With A Mission. After completing a DTS any medical professional such as registered nurse or medical doctor can join this school. We also accept those who have completed a Birth Attendant School.

The Lecture Phase

Designed to increase your heart and passion for the nations

Medical professionals will use their prior learning to be effective for the challenging health needs. Lectures will be both inspiring and informative whereby the Holy Spirit becomes the leader and healer. The school encourages a holistic approach to health care and enables each student to apply godly solutions and strategies to the needs. Engaging in both urban and health-depleted areas, the school is uniquely designed to challenge and inspire you to develop and build on the skills already gained and to use them as God intends.

This school is part of the Medical Track - a one-year program designed to release you into service in medical missions. The first part is a Medical DTS that runs in July.

What you'll experience during the lecture phase.

Healing the Whole Person

Have you ever felt that meeting someone's physical needs only solved part of the problem? More than a physical body, we were created with a soul and spirit. Jesus' approach to every individual was holistic: He cared for their physical needs as well as their spiritual and emotional needs. Learn more about how we as Christian medical workers have the opportunity to bring holistic health.

Basic Dentistry for the Non-Dentist

Basic dentistry skills are needed in developing countries. Skills and knowledge applied can change the world for someone in pain. Learn the guidelines for tooth extraction, atraumatic restorative treatment and how to teach simple methods for oral hygiene.

Being led by the Holy Spirit

Be led by the holy spirit as you do health care and seek to know the ways that Jesus healed as you reach out to the sick. Combine your skill and faith, and see God move! His touch, His kindness, His love will make a difference.

Topics & Speakers

Learn from experienced speakers, their stories and how the Holy Spirit has led them

Week 1.

Nature and Character of God and His heart for the Poor

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Week 2.

Leadership of the Holy Spirit

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Week 3.


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Week 4.

Healing the Whole Person and praying for the sick

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Week 5.

Mobile clinics and community development

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Week 6.

Communicable Disease I

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Week 7.

Communicable Diseases II

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Week 8.

Emergency Training

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Week 9.

Dentistry for the non- dentist

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Week 10.

Mobile Lab

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Week 11.

Evangelism in our city

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Week 12.

Unity and servant Leadership

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Outreach Phase

Taking what we learned in the classroom to the clinics, homes and streets of the world

Once the lecture phase is complete, the school will go on outreach. Outreach locations vary, teams will
travel into both rural and urban settings to hold medical, mobile and dental clinics, train locals and serve the community using their expertise. Some outreaches will involve working in a busy developing nation hospital. We hope to encourage new skills needed in missions. These may include dentistry, obstetrics, neonatal care, suturing and other

Mission experiences during the outreach phase.

Mobile Clinics or working in a hospital

You will have the opportunity to treat and diagnose illness. Many times our teams have found people who have been critically ill, they have acted quickly, prayed and treated them and their lives were saved. God intervenes and miracles occur!

Learning Gods ways in medicine

Outreach will have a variety of settings and involve areas such as obstetrics, dentistry, lab work, professional health training or training for local villagers. God revealing His ways in every situation. Dependency on the holy spirit is key to seeing community transformed.

Meet unmet needs

For people living in a rural village, sometimes the nearest health post is a five-day walk away. For others living in a city slum, health care may be just as difficult to access because of social and economical status. On outreach, you will have the opportunity to meet the medical needs of the world's forgotten.

Meet the Staff

program: Medical Missions School

ID: 41

Amada S.

About Amada

Kathy K.

About Kathy

Steffi L.

About Steffi

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