INDIGENOUS AND INTERCULTURAL HEALTH

NSG2IIH

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will begin to develop the knowledge and skills required to work effectively and safely with Indigenous Australians in the healthcare environment. You will explore key features and concepts related to traditional and contemporary Indigenous cultures and communities; multi-dimensional models of Indigenous health and healing; and the underlying social determinants influencing current health outcomes, including historical and cultural factors. You will also explore concepts related to health inequality, reflect on the responsibility of the whole health system in improving Indigenous health outcomes, and consider how culturally safe nursing practice can contribute to closing the gap in Indigenous health disadvantage.




SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HZNMD, HZNMDB, HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW,HBNEN,HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBNENW - Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry), Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse), Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsYatdjulgin Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Nursing & Midwifery CarePrescribedEditors: Odette Best & Bronwyn Fredericks 2014Cambridge University Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the key features of Indigenous Australian culture, history, and diversity.

Activities:
Online reourses. Participate in online and in workshop exercises and discussions.

02. Describe Indigenous Australian concepts of health and healing, and analyse how interconnected physical, social, historical, political and cultural factors impact on health outcomes.

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online and in workshop exercise and discussions.

03. Explain the meaning of 'cultural safety' in relation to improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians and critically analyse how it influences effective nursing practices and health service delivery.

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online workshops exercise and discussions.

04. Engage in culturally appropriate communication that facilitates respectful therapeutic relationships, and supports effective partnerships with Indigenous health professionals, organisations and communities.

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online workshops exercise and discussions.

05. Outline the concepts of health inequality, the factors that contribute to it, and ways of redressing it to close the gap in health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online workshops exercise and discussions.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 43
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of face to face workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)On-line quizzes x5, worth 8%40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 43
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 31
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 31 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of face to face workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)On-line quizzes x5, worth 8%40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of face to face workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)On-line quizzes x5, worth 8%40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTara Williams

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of face to face workshops"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 31
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 43
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)On-line quizzes x5, worth 8%40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Merrigan

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 43
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 31
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 31 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of face to face workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)On-line quizzes x5, worth 8%40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05