163687 - KWY Cultural Understandings and Better Engagement (CUBE)
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The CUBE training aims to support improved health outcomes and address access barriers to primary health care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through access to more culturally appropriate and safer primary care services (including but not limited to general practice staff, allied health and specialist services)
Relevance to General Practice
For all GPs who practice within communities servicing Aboriginal people,
increasing empathy and understanding of both patients and Aboriginal staff.
NATSIHP 2018 states culturally appropriate services across the health system ..will improve the patient journey and health outcomes for Aboriginal people and their families… Racism occurs in health services compromising care and leading to reluctance by Aboriginal people to attend services for treatment.
AIHW states :Disparities in health between Aboriginal people and other Australians have been well documented ...reasons are many and varied. It states effective health systems contribute to improved health outcomes, including accessibility and cultural competency.
This program supports GPs address these issues, providing tools towards competency increasing knowledge, locally applicable culturally endorsed methods for an improved culturally competent, responsive holistic integrated health service for ATSI patients.
- Display increased knowledge of Aboriginal culture (national and local).
- Illustrate increased cultural awareness and improved cultural engagement outcomes for the practice.
- Identify and implement improved practice through effective communication skills, culturally endorsed workforce policy & practice including community engagement.
- Demonstrate better understanding of Aboriginal family and lateral violence impacts.
- Recognise impacts of intergenerational trauma on Aboriginal peoples health.