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Target audience: Health professionals, managers, administrators and people involved in remote and Indigenous health and community services and development.
Course summary: This course provides participants with the knowledge to improve Indigenous health outcomes, by providing information and strategies based around understanding the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The course will examine the issues remote communities face and the subsequent impact on service delivery. It will also explore the social determinants of health, the cause and effect relationship of Australia's colonisation and development and the poorer health outcomes experience by Indigenous Australians. It will additionally examine living and working in remote areas as a professional, and explore sources of stress associated with remote practice and suggest strategies to manage stress.
Fee payable: Yes, but please note that no fees apply for students enrolled in Flinders Remote Health Award Courses following provision of a student number
Delivery mode: On site
Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified
Short Course Administration Officer
Centre for Remote Health
Ph: (08) 8951 4700