Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency

2022sat28may9:00 amsat2:45 pmAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency

Event Details

Walking Together, Learning Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency for Health Professionals

About this event

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss and respond to Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander history, with reference to culture, local history and socioeconomic factors that impact health outcomes.
  • Describe and define the terms ‘cultural awareness’, ‘cultural competency’ and ‘cultural safety’ and identify key differences.
  • Identify barriers and enablers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing mainstream health services.
  • Interpret specific programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander patients in primary care.
  • Demonstrate and discuss quality improvements that can be implemented in your workplace to create a culturally safe place.

Speakers

  • Gordon Browning: Coordinator, Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Health, PHN
  • Juanita O’Rourke: Primary Health Care Officer, PHN

Morning tea and lunch supplied.

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 2:45 pm

Location

Gladstone