Cultural perspective: working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in general practice - Upwey

Open to GPs, Nurses, practice staff and other practitioners working in this field. Facilitator: AJ Williams-Tchen is of Wiradjuri/Wotjobulak background and Director of Girraway Ganyi Consultancy Pty Ltd. Learn

  • Date

    Saturday 04 August 2018

  • Time

    9:00am - 4:30pm

  • Venue

    Burrinja Cultural Centre
    351 Glenfern Road
    Upwey VIC 3158

Event Details


Open to GPs, Nurses, practice staff and other practitioners working in this field.

Facilitator:

AJ Williams-Tchen is of Wiradjuri/Wotjobulak background and Director of Girraway Ganyi Consultancy Pty Ltd.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify factors that affect contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients
  • Discuss how history impacts on current Aboriginal health
  • Describe measures for cultural safety to occur within practice
  • Use current initiatives or program to support Aboriginal patients’ health needs
  • Source appropriate support strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, families and carers.

This training meets requirements for the Indigenous PIP Health Incentive for General Practice. To be eligible for the PIP, two participants per practice (including one GP) must attend.

Please note there are two alternative events at South Morang and Ringwood. Refer to the event flyer for further information.

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