What Really is Cultural Safety?

Medical Anthropologist Gregory Phillips talks about the history of the Aboriginal Health Curriculum in Australia, the findings of a 2012 look into that, and other educational frameworks, and how medical schools and colleges can learn from that. He also talks about discrimination issues within the mainstream health system.
Recorded on Friday, 3 October at the 2014 Australian Indigenous Doctors Association conference …

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Leaders in Medical Education Network Resources Hub

The Resources Hub provides LIME Network members with access to a wide range of resources specifically relating to the teaching and learning of Indigenous health science education, as well as the recruitment and support through to graduation of Indigenous students.
The Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network Resources Hub has been developed to enhance information sharing, supporting educators to deliver …

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Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, we contribute to ‘closing the gap’ in health between Indigenous and other Australians.
The site encourages and supports information-sharing among practitioners, policy-makers and others working to improve Indigenous health. The ‘yarning …

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Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island People in Australia

In this document, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners outline their position in regards to identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in Australian general practice, acknowledging that at a practice level, identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status is a necessary precondition for participation in the Closing the Gap initiative.
This document is available as a downloadable PDF (3MB)

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