Health Care and Indigenous Australians: Cultural safety in practice uses a cultural safety approach for undergraduate health students or professionals wanting to improve their practice in relation to Indigenous Australian clients. With fourteen chapters that include activities, critical thinking questions, poems, ‘making it local' activities, and case scenarios, readers should find that the material challenges them to think in new ways about Indigenous health and about their practice more generally.
About the Author
Kerry Taylor has worked in Central Australia since 1988 across a range of roles and organisations. Kerry has been a recipient of two Flinders University Vice Chancellor`s Excellence in Teaching Awards and has had a Carrick citation. Her current research interests include finalising her PhD studies into intercultural communication in Indigenous health care settings and cultural safety. She is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.
Dr. Pauline Guerin is currently a Senior Lecturer (Psychology) in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at Flinders University. Dr. Guerin is involved in research projects in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia and in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands. Dr. Guerin has taught to students in a wide range of disciplines in the United States, New Zealand, and Australia.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 15th January 2010
Publisher: Macmillan Education Australia
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 16.8 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 24.5