|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
Applicants must have completed an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline at an Australian University or hold an equivalent international entry level qualification. Note: Completion of the subject will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified health professionals.
This subject was developed in consultation with the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Centre at James Cook University. It focuses on equipping students with knowledge and skills in cultural competency through the development of critical reflexivity. Students will explore current Indigenous theories and models of health, in order to develop deeper insight into key opportunities for change within their current models of service delivery. Core elements of cultural competency will be examined and linked to healthcare practice in order to support meaningful and sustainable health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.
|To enrol in this subject students will require the knowledge and skills commensurate with completion of an undergraduate degree in a relevant health discipline.|
|External, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Mr Daniel Lowrie|
|Lecturers:||Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Susan Menzies.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||presentations (20%); assignments (40%); develop an implementation strategies document (40%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||In order to pass this subject you must successfully meet the pass criteria within each assessment item and achieve a subject total of 50% or greater to pass the subject, demonstrate completion of all compulsory on-line lectures, and participate in online discussion forums and workshops.|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.