Culturally Responsive Practice with Older People in Health and Aged Care

Culturally Responsive Practice with Older People in Health and Aged Care
5-6hr
English

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Course Overview

The Culturally Responsive Practice with Older People in Health and Aged Care course is designed to complement the skills and capabilities of clinicians and health practitioners working in aged care and health care settings with the knowledge to provide culturally responsive care to older people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The course is suitable for all clinicians and health practitioners. The material in this course is designed to support the ongoing professional development of clinicians and health practitioners and is mapped against a range of relevant professional and service standards, as well as the Competency Standards Framework, Culturally Responsive Clinical Practice: Working with people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

Continuing Professional Development: are you eligible?

The Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership is proud to offer this course as a part of Continuing Professional Development for clinicians and healthcare professionals.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is available for Members of:
– Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
– Australian College of Nursing
– The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
– Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
– Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation

Please select your College or Federation from the drop-down menu when you sign up for the course. You will receive a certificate of achievement with the relevant CPD Points and Accreditation documentation at the conclusion of the course.

Please note: for those completing the course through the RACGP, the GP feedback form will be made available in the event that a GP wishes to report any aspect of the activity to the RACGP.

What it covers

  • Overview and Relevant Standards

    An overview of relevant professional standards for clinicians and health practitioners, standards for health service organisations and aged care services, and a reading assignment.

  • Care across settings

    Culturally responsive care when working with older people from migrant and refugee backgrounds across primary health care setting, residential aged care setting and end-of-life care setting.

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    Reflections and knowledge base

    Overview of key themes, practice reflection questions, short quizzes, and additional resources.

How to complete

  • Learn

    Complete each module, which focuses on providing culturally responsive care to older people in a different health and aged care setting.

  • Reflect and test your knowledge

    Work through practice reflection questions and short multiple-choice knowledge reinforcing quizzes.

  • Achieve

    Apply cultural responsiveness to your practice. Receive CPD accreditation for your peak professional body.

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Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership

The Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership (auspiced by Migration Council Australia) brings together representation from peak professional bodies for clinicians and the community sector to improve health access, experience and outcomes for migrant and refugee communities. The work of the Partnership is driven by the Council that comprises representatives of Medical Colleges, College of Nursing and College of Midwives, as well as community sector leaders.

www.culturaldiversityhealth.org.au

Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation

The Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI) aims to create, synthesise, implement and translate clinical, health care and public health knowledge, underpinned by cross sector end user engagement, to deliver health impact. MCHRI is part of Monash University’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and is at the forefront of healthcare improvement research and teaching, underpinned by expertise in large scale clinical data-management, epidemiological studies and biostatistics.

www.monash.edu/medicine/sphpm/mchri/mchri

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