INDIGENOUS AND INTERCULTURAL HEALTH

NSG2IIH

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop the cultural literacy to work with Indigenous Australians in the health care environment. Health care practitioners are expected to demonstrate cultural responsiveness to meet the requirements of Australian Nursing Midwifery Accreditation Council. Through lectures, tutorials, and assessment activities you will learn key concepts of cultural literacy; health literacy; cultural, historical and social determinants of Indigenous health; intercultural communication strategies; ethical and professional standards for nursing practice; and service evaluation. Your learning will be assessed through online scenarios, individual written assessments and service evaluations.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDeb McDonough

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, HZNM, HZMND, 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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe what is meant by the concept cultural literacy and health literacy in relation to culturally responsive nursing practice

Activities:
Online reourses. Participate in online and in workshop exercises and discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

02. Explain how Australian Indigenous health is influenced by culture, history and social determinants of health

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online and in workshop exercise and discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

03. Critically analyse how distinct communication strategies influence intercultural encounters between professionals and patients.

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online workshops exercise and discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

04. Analyse how the ethical and professional competency standards of registered nurses and midwives influence the practice of intercultural health care

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online workshops exercise and discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

05. Evaluate a service that provides Australian Indigenous health care to determine the extent to which the service delivers person centred care.

Activities:
Online resources. Participate in online workshops exercise and discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment Acknowledgement of country 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Clinical Reasoning Scenario40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written evaluation of services Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Deacon-Crouch

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment Acknowledgement of country 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Clinical Reasoning Scenario40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written evaluation of services Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeb McDonough

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment Acknowledgement of country 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Clinical Reasoning Scenario40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written evaluation of services Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2015, Week 29-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeb McDonough

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 29 - 43
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"20-hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Lecture Week: 29 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 29 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 750 word Individual written assignment Acknowledgement of country 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Clinical Reasoning Scenario40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written evaluation of services Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTara Williams

Class requirements

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

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period 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 Acknowledgement of country 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Clinical Reasoning Scenario40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written evaluation of services Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Bassett

Class requirements

Directed Reading
Twenty 1.0 hours directed reading per study period and delivered via online.
"20 hours of self-directed learning per study period."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"lectures may be online or face to face"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Ten 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 Acknowledgement of country 20 01, 02, 03
Individual Online Clinical Reasoning Scenario40 03, 04
One 1,500 word Individual written evaluation of services Assignment40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05