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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle - Sydney



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Unit name Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing
Unit code HGA246
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the historical, social and cultural determinants of health as they relate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  2. Discuss the health services, workforce, policy and political issues that impact on health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  3. Reflect upon your own cultural beliefs, values and attitudes, and the influence these may have on providing health care with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  4. Distinguish and analyse how to provide culturally safe health care for and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at individual and organisational levels.
  5. Communicate effectively and respectfully in a professional manner and adhere to academic written requirements.




Admission to Bachelor of Nursing Science, Bachelor of Paramedic Practice, Diploma of University Studies (Health), or Bachelor of Health Science.

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

CNA156 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Well Being


Teaching Pattern

Independent learning and block teaching.


Task 1: Online quizzes, 3 x 10 questions (10%)

Task 2: Report, 1200 words (40%)

Task 3: Reflective essay, 1500 words (50%)

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