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92575 Indigenous Health and Wellbeing

6cp; block: 4 x 7hr (workshops) plus pre-class activities
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10360 Bachelor of Health Science

Undergraduate

Description

This subject introduces students to the foundations of Indigenous health and wellbeing, with a focus on contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's perspectives. Students examine cultural, historical, structural and social determinants of Indigenous wellbeing. Students also engage in experiential learning with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members to build knowledge and develop skills for strengths-based communication for Indigenous health and wellbeing advocacy. The knowledge and skills learned form the foundations for developing graduate cultural capabilities that support culturally safe and respectful practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


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