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Health Care and Indigenous Australians (3rd Edition)

Cultural safety in practice

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Red Globe Press

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Now in its third edition, this core textbook offers a comprehensive framework for creating a culturally safe environment and enhancing health outcomes for Indigenous Australians. Through case studies, discussions,...

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Now in its third edition, this core textbook offers a comprehensive framework for creating a culturally safe environment and enhancing health outcomes for Indigenous Australians. Through case studies, discussions, reflections and critiques of health issues in Australia today, Health Care and Indigenous Australians offers a starting point for learning about cultural safety in an Indigenous health context, and is essential for students, academics and practitioners alike.

This is key reading for anyone taking courses on Indigenous health modules in nursing, midwifery and health related courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level, as well practitioners and academics

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Adopts the approach of cultural safety as endorsed by the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses (CATSIN)
Meets the aims of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Royal College of Nursing to provide compulsory subjects on Indigenous health in nursing curricula
Materials used are both culturally and locally appropriate

Introduction.- Chapter 1 Talking about Indigenous health.- Chapter 2      Cultural frameworks for health.- Chapter 3      Taking a history.- Chapter 4      Determinants of health.- Chapter 5      Indigenous health today.- Chapter 6      Indigenous health priorities.- Chapter 7      Models of health.- Chapter 8      Capacity and resilience.- Chapter 9      Intercultural interactions.- Chapter 10     Health services and workforce issues.- Chapter 11     Indigenous health in a global context.- Chapter 12     Reflection on practice

This is a great introduction to many of the challenging historical and contemporary issues that student and practicing healthcare professionals must be aware of to enable provision of culturally competent and safe care for Indigenous Australians. I recommend it to my students, and for the ones that have it as a prescribed text, I tell them they cannot study in my Unit without it! – Dr Liz Rix, Southern Cross University, Australia
It explains the core issues for nurses working with Indigenous people in Australia today. Well written, accessible and well informed, I find it accessible and easy to connect with. – Janet Kelly, Adelaide School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Australia
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Dr Kerry Taylor is a Senior Research Fellow and Acting Deputy Director with the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being at Flinders University

Dr Pauline Guerin is affiliated with Flinders University in the Faculty of Health Sciences and is an Associate Professor at Pennsylvania State University

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Dr Kerry Taylor is a Senior Research Fellow and Acting Deputy Director with the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being at Flinders University

Dr Pauline Guerin is affiliated with Flinders University in the Faculty of Health Sciences and is an Associate Professor at Pennsylvania State University

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