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

This session is open to GPs, nurses, practice staff and other practitioners working in this field. FacilitatorAJ Williams-Tchen is of Wiradjuri/Wotjobulak background and Director of Girraway Ganyi Consultancy P

  • Date

    Saturday 16 March 2019

  • Time

    9:00am - 4:30pm

  • Venue

    Burrinja Cultural Centre
    351 Glenfern Road
    Upwey VIC 3158

Event Details

This session is 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.

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