This subject will enable students to explore health and wellbeing as a holistic concept linked to community, environment and culture in order to extend their understanding of Indigenist approaches to health. Students will reflect on their standpoint and evaluate the relevance of language, policy, workplace culture and history to professional practice. This subject will provide students with the knowledge to apply a decolonising approach to the creation and delivery of health services which are responsive to the priorities of Indigenous Australian peoples and their communities. Students will reflect on their role as a health professional with respect to Indigenous health and wellbeing, and the development of authentic sustainable partnerships to deliver culturally safe healthcare. This subject will enhance students cultural capabilities, including strategies to manage and lead workplace change to foster secure health service environments.
School of Community Health
Students enrolling in this subject are expected to have foundational knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to Indigenous Australian cultural competency.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.