Subject Code : NUR1204
Unit Title : Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health
Assessment Type : Assignment 1
Length : 750 words +/-10%
Weighting : Weighting 20%
Rationale for assessment task :-
As a result of this assessment students will be able to recognise how their own values prejudices attitudes beliefs stereo types and behaviours may affect their nursing practice when caring for First nations people. At the end of this assessment, students will be on the journey in be coming culturally safe nurses who are culturally aware and culturally sensitive with First Nations people and can apply these capabilities in their professional practice.
NUR1204 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Assignment 1 – Australia
Course Objectives measured :-
Effectively communicate by having an understanding of self through examining their own values beliefs and attitudes that affect the delivery of health care for Indigenous peoples.
Brief task description :-
This assessment is a critical analysis of a news paper article selected from the First Nations news paper Koori Mail Analysing a news article properly is a skill that can be acquired Journalists are taught to be objective but their personal values beliefs and attitudes some times may affect their articles These might influence a readers attitudes and behaviour The prudent reader will learn how to un cover the journalistic techniques and will be able to read the material objectively This is important for correctly and adequately analysing a news article.
Task detail :-
Assessment 1 Task – Media Event Analysis
For this assessment you need to utilise Week 1 content from study desk as outlined below.
Cultural Safety: Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians Then choose one story from the First Nations newspaper the Koori Mail that has occurred in 2022 January July and speaks to this Week 1 content.
Source First Nations news paper the Koori Mail can be located by clicking on the link below as USQ has access as an online subscriber to this news paper.
Section A :-
1.Provide: The story title a screen shot/snip of the story the publication source name date of publication not the date you viewed it URL to enable the marker to go straight to the story
2.The story chosen from the Koori Mail must be published between months of January to July in 2022.
3.Outline the premise of the article
Section B :-
4.Describe why you have chosen this article and explain how this article relates to your chosen weekly topic
5.Aligning your article with your chosen weekly topic what have you learned by reading this article?
Section C :-
6.How do your beliefs and attitudes impact your under standings of the key concepts covered in this article?
Section D :-
7.What is the significance of this article in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians?
In a Word document:
• Provide a clear and easily readable document
• This must then be submitted to the Assessment 1 Media Event Analysis Submission portal on study desk as a single word document (ONE file).
• Please make sure you have checked your work as there is no opportunity to resubmit this assessment
Resources available to complete task :-
Support for academic writing and referencing is available from the Learning Advisor and Liaison Librarian you can find information and contact them via their