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Health Care and Indigenous Australians : Cultural Safety in Practice - Kerry Taylor

Health Care and Indigenous Australians

Cultural Safety in Practice

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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.

Table of contents

Preface 1
Acknowledgements 2
Chapter 1 Talking about Indigenous health 12
Chapter 2 Frameworks for service delivery 26
Chapter 3 Policies past and present 52
Chapter 4 Taking a history 83
Chapter 5 Indigenous health today 100
Chapter 6 Racism, discrimination and whiteness 127
Chapter 7 Models of health 151
Chapter 8 Primary health care 167
Chapter 9 Capacity and resilience 183
Chapter 10 Intercultural interactions 199
Chapter 11 Indigenous health priorities 218
Chapter 12 Health services and workforce issues 234
Chapter 13 Indigenous health in a global context 249
Chapter 14 Reflection on practice 270
References 291

ISBN: 9781420256338
ISBN-10: 1420256335
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 15th January 2010
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 16.8  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 24.5
Edition Number: 1