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Framing Indigenous health



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 explore the concept of 'remote', examine the significant challenges remote communities face and subsequent service delivery issues. The course also aims to expand on the social determinants of health to understand the poorer health outcomes experienced by Indigenous Australians. The course provides an opportunity to explore the cause and effect relationship of Australia's colonisation and development. the policies, past and present, in Indigenous Affairs, the manifestations of racism, and issues of social justice and human rights.

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


Last updated: 21 January 2015
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