FIRST NATIONS HEALTH

NSG2FNH

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will begin to develop the knowledge and skills required to work effectively and safely with Australian First Nations peoples in the healthcare environment. You will explore key features and concepts related to traditional and contemporary First Nations cultures and communities; multi- dimensional models of First Nations 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 First Nations health outcomes, and consider how culturally safe nursing and midwifery practice can contribute to closing the gap in Indigenous health disadvantage. The concepts of honouring First Nations knowledge, strength-based approaches, and evidenced-based learning are strongly reinforced throughout the subject. This subject is delivered via a blended learning approach comprising on-line modules and face-to face workshops.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HZNMD, HZNMDB, HZNPS, HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM,HBNGES, HBNGEW, HBNEN, HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBNENK, HBNENF, HBNENW -Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry), Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse), Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery. Must complete 60 credit points of first year subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Yatdjulgin Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorEditors: Odette Best & Bronwyn Fredericks

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd Edition

PublisherCambridge University Press

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe the key features of Australian First Nations culture and history, and apply an understanding of diversity within the First Nations population to person-centred care.
02. Describe First Nations concepts of health and healing, and analyse how interconnected physical, social, historical, political and cultural factors impact on health outcomes.
03. Explain the meaning of 'cultural safety' in relation to improving health outcomes for First Nations people and critically analyse how it influences effective nursing & midwifery practices, and health service delivery.
04. Engage in culturally appropriate communication that facilitates respectful therapeutic relationships, and supports effective partnerships with First Nations health professionals, organisations and communities.
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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops as per clinical planner for cohorts

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
As per clinical planner for cohorts

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops. As per clinical planner for cohorts

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Berwick (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops as per clinical planner for cohorts

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Frankston (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 6 - 23
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 23
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops. As per clinical planner for cohorts.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 6 - 23
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 23
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops. As per clinical planner for cohorts.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShirley Godwin

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 6 - 23
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Ten 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
20 hrs of online required readings and activities

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 23
Eight 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
16 hours of face to face workshops. As per clinical planner for cohorts.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 750 word Individual written assignmentAssessment to be submitted to e-portfolio to support evidence of culturally safe practice

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 1500 word Individual written Assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Online Quizzes x5 (worth 8% each) (word count equivalent 1500 words)Online quizzes x5, worth 8%

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5