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Mount Gambier - Commodore on the Park

Cnr Jubillee Highway & Penola Road

Mount Gambier, SA 5290

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Cultural Awareness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Presenter: Assoc. Professor Jill Benson & Devinia Binell

The presentation will allow general practice staff to fulfil their cultural awareness requirements for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) - Indigenous Health Incentive.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Apply the cultural awareness tool to consultations to improve cultural appropriateness in consultation setting.

2. Demonstrate communication skills taking into account doctor/patient interaction, organisation and socio-political issues.

3. Undertake assessment of potential barriers to care including patient, clinician, healthcare systems, societal and environmental.

4. Articulate an understanding of Aboriginal history, value, belief systems, experiences and lifestyle.

5. Identify health issues more common in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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Mount Gambier - Commodore on the Park

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