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Implementing a culturally responsive practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Tue 27 February - Tue 27 February 2024
Face-to-face
Tue 27 February 2024
Implementing a culturally responsive practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Aim:
The aim of this training is to equip GPs with the knowledge and tools to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in general practice settings. This will include:

  • Historical impacts on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • How to apply a culturally appropriate communication style.
  • A whole of practice approach to providing a cultural safe environment.
  • Appropriate identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Conducting a 715.
  • Identify relevant Medicare Items for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

GPs will learn how to be culturally responsive in order to build trusting relationships and enable better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Aboriginal history, values, beliefs and experiences.
  • Define Aboriginal concept of health including barriers to accessing care.
  • Apply an appropriate communication style to facilitate a culturally safe environment.
  • Implement good practices and appropriately identify Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander patients within a GP practice setting.
  • Prepare a 715 and apply relevant Medicare Items Numbers.

 

Presented by:
Dr Melissa Williams
CEO, Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council

Sigrid Herring
First Nations Cultural Awareness Trainer

Maree Tohi
Program Manager, SWSLHD Chronic Care Team

Angela Spithill
Health Services Manager, Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council

Facilitated by:
Ivan Broome
Integration & Priority Populations Coordinator, SWSPHN

Suited for
GP, GP Registrar, Practice Nurse, Practice Manager, Practice Receptionist

Date & time

Tue 27 February - Tue 27 February 2024
6:00pm - 9:30pm

How to register?

Register

Location

Holiday Inn, Warwick Farm
355 Hume Highway, Warwick Farm

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CPD Hours

This activity has been approved for the following hours and type: 

3 Educational Activity hours

Event organiser

SWSPHN - Allison Tran
02 4632 3000
cpd@swsphn.com.au