Aboriginal Public Health Practice and Research
Your upfront cost: $0
- 19 Sep 2022
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander concepts of health and wellbeing, including the influence of culture, family and connection to country.
- Describe the role of appropriate communication for culturally safe health practice and research and how this links to health outcomes.
- Analyse the contemporary role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals, organisations and communities in delivering culturally safe health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
- Develop strategies for delivering a culturally safe health program or service concerning individual, cultural and linguistic diversity.
- Discuss strengths and challenges in delivering health programs and services concerning the social determinants of health.
- Analyse and reflect on the limitations of one's own perspectives for delivering culturally safe health services and programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
- The Principles of Cultural Safety and Cultural Capability
- The Health Context
- Closing the Gap
- UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- Research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
- Preventive Health and Health Promotion, Program Planning and Design
- Principles of Participatory Research
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Explore contemporary Aboriginal public health practice and research initiatives to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities, and develop cultural safety for public health practice and research.
Study a wide range of topics including principles of cultural safety and capability, the health context, Closing the Gap, the UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples, research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, preventive health and health promotion, and principles of participatory research.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Public Health degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
Should your course have an exam it will be scheduled for Australian Central Standard Time or Australian Central Daylight Time, depending on the time of the year.
- Portfolio (50%)
- Assignment (50%)
Current study term: 18 Sep 22 to 25 Nov 22
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