Cultural Learning for Primary Health Providers (23 Aug)
Friday, 23 August 2019 - Friday, 23 August 2019
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Venue: Nunkuwarrin Yunti Aboriginal Health Services 182-190 Wakefield Street, Adelaide
This workshop explores life prior to and since settlement, the diversity within Aboriginal culture and how Health Professionals can work within a culturally safe practice. The workshop is delivered by way of interactive sessions, in a non-judgmental manner that encourages open participation by all.
- Outline Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life prior to colonisation including customs, beliefs and daily activities
- Describe how past and current government legislation, policies and priorities have impacted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culture and communities
- Outline current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific health priorities and standards including PIP, IHI and NHSQ Standards
- Apply learnings from this course into everyday practice including utilising strategies and methods to engage appropriately with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the health care context
Suitable for primary health providers.