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Implementing a RACGP response to the cultural awareness training requirements of the Indigenous Practice Incentive 2010

 

Overview

This project commenced in 2010 and was developed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) with funding from the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA). The aim of this project was to help General practitioners (GPs) qualify for the Indigenous health incentives which are a key part of the National partnership agreement (Tackling Indigenous chronic disease) for Closing the gap. The Incentives are an encouragement to general practices to provide better health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. One of the requirements for these Incentives is that GPs undertake Cultural safety training (CST), and this RACGP project was developed to help GPs meet those requirements. The project has two components:

Abstract adapted from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Contacts

National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
1 Palmerston Crescent
South Melbourne VIC 3205
Ph: (03) 8699 0499
Fax: (03) 8699 0400

Related publications

National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (2011)

Cultural awareness education and cultural safety training.

Melbourne: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

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Last updated: 2 March 2012
 
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