Subject Code & Title: NURBN2025 The Health And Cultural Diversity
Learning Outcomes Assessed:
K1. Analyse the impact of different cultural perspectives and suggest how an individual’s understandings can influence engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families, and communities
K2. Investigate factors that influence cultural vulnerability and resilience and their relationship to health choices
K4. Explore the meaning of ‘cultural safety’ and the impact that feeling safe might have on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People experiencing improved health outcomes
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S1. Analyse and critically explain historical, political, cultural, and social influences that have led to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People experiencing poor health
S2. Investigate and explain the rationale for the development of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health policies at National and State levels
S3. Investigate and explain the role of various stakeholders in Australian Indigenous Health(e.g., National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, State and local Aboriginal health services, Co-operatives, CATSINAM)
S4. Analyse strategies, practices, and programs (including positive contributions by Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People themselves) in health care delivery and health promotion designed to work in partnership with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People to meet current health needs
Application of knowledge and skills:
A2. Recognise the extent to which Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People continue to experience poor health and demonstrate effective ways of working towards improving this situation
A3. Develop respect for diversity and difference and practice of cultural safety
A4. Apply knowledge of different cultural understandings to how those in health care work with Indigenous individuals, families, and Communities
Title of the assessment:
Provide an outline of strategies used and knowledge of considerations required by nurses and healthcare providers in delivering culturally safe healthcare in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
The objective of this task is to explore various health issues, vulnerabilities, and inequities for populations with differing cultural needs in response to specific topic questions.
Students are to demonstrate understanding of how cultural awareness impacts the delivery of care in clinical practice by outlining current best practice approaches, along with researching a strategy or health promotion project that incorporates effective partnership techniques when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, Communities, or organisations. In doing this, students will identify the importance of Peak Bodies in providing voice and advocacy for vulnerable populations.
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Students are to further develop effective strategies when working in groups and in partnership together to achieve a common goal, utilising respectful and collegial communication and collaboration techniques, where all students feel successful and have provided input in to achieving the agreed output for submission.
Students will be able to individually self-select into groups via Moodle, with group size to be a maximum of 4 students per group.
Expectation will be that ALL groups are of 4 students, however, where numbers do not allow for 4 students, then group size will not be less than 3 members. Should any groups be left at only 2 students, then members of all these groups will be instructed to join, to form groups of 3 or 4 students.
If group size is less than 4 students, it is still required that ALL sections of the assessment is completed.
Group members must be from the same campus and may be a mixture of both Standard and Flexi students. No group is to contain students from a different campus.
Assessment File Type:
Video File submission only, using Kaltura video with visual PowerPoint Presentation (not narrated Power Point). The Kaltura video must include video of each student presenting, where every group member is recorded presenting their section of the assessment.
10 minutes in total for entire group +/- 10% (i.e., 9 mins minimum and 11 mins maximum).
Value of the task:
The weighting of the task is 40% of your overall grade for the semester.
Assessment Details and Steps:
As a group, students are required to explore a health topic that impacts the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and submit a Kaltura Capture Video presentation that answers supplied questions in relation to this health topic.
Step 1: Form a group with peers, to create a group of four (4) students.
Step 2: Decide which ONE topic your group would like to explore (see topics below).
Step 3: Each student is to assign their name into the group, following the “BECOME MEMBER OF” tab in Moodle next to the chosen topic. Self- selection and allocation will be on a ‘first in’ situation.
Step 4: Please use your allocated Group & Topic name in your group name description.
NOTE: Each topic has a quota and once that is reached students will need to self-select into another topic.
1.With reference to the United Nation’s Declaration of Human Rights of Indigenous People, identify and outline:
(i) one barrier,
(ii) one social determinant,
that impacts your health topic for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and/or Communities having equitable access to health care.
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2.Describe the important considerations in relation to the nurse-patient relationship that nurses need to be aware of when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Communities. Considering your chosen health topic, describe the strategies nurses employ in clinical practice that will promote an equitable and culturally safe health care delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples & Communities.
3.Identify ONE Peak Body that advocates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples & Community in relation to your chosen health topic. Consider how this peak body utilises their platform and voice, what cultural governance perspectives and aspirations does your organisation promote to service providers to safeguard meeting the needs of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients?
4.Research ONE local contemporary Indigenous Health Project that currently supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and/or Communities in response to your topic. Outline and critically analyse how your health project meets (or does not meet) best practice when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and/or the Community.
Please ensure that you have read the following document carefully: Appropriate Terminology,Indigenous Australian Peoples, and ensure to use appropriate and non-discriminatory language.
Structure and Format:
1.First Slide: must include the following:
o Group and Topic Name, as well as Presentation Title (including Campus)
o All student names and ID Numbers in order of presentation
o Course Name and number
o Lecturer’s name
o Assignment due date.
2.The presentation must be approximately 10 minutes (i.e., 9 minutes minimum and 11 minutes maximum).
3. A PowerPoint is to accompany the video, with text and images, suitable for the presentation and topic.
4.Students are to divide the assessment up between the group as they please,however, ALL students must present a section of the PowerPoint.
5.The first speaker is to provide an introduction and overview of the chosen health topic.
6.When presenting your section, a video of the student presenting is to be incorporated. This means that ALL students must be visible when presenting their section.
7.The design of your presentation should reflect that you are discussing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, while remaining culturally appropriate.
8.Slides should be visually appealing and not too cluttered; simple formatting on slides is easy to read and will not detract from your message; the presentation should be visually consistent across all students.
9.Audio delivery must be of good quality, where diction and speech are clearly audible.Marks will be awarded for ‘presentation’ skills.
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10.Students are to wear their Federation University Clinical Uniform and present themselves in a professional manner.
11.All students are to contribute to the task equally and behave in a professional manner. Any groups that experience issues are to report issues directly to their Campus Coordinator ASAP. In the event that some students have not contributed equally to the submission, individual marks may be given, separate to the rest of the group. This requires groups to be vigilant in maintaining their record of meetings in the group contract. This will be requested as evidence in any mediation situation.