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

2021sat16oct8:45 amsat3:00 pmWalking Together, Learning Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competency for Health Professionals

Event Details

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.

Morning tea and lunch supplied.

COVID safe check in and protocols of the venue must be adhered to.

Time

(Saturday) 8:45 am - 3:00 pm AEST

Location

Hervey Bay