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An introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health cultural protocols and perspectives (2012)

Author

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

City

Melbourne

Type

Report

Institution

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

 

Description

This document for general practitioners and other health professionals provides a guide to appropriate and respectful ways of interacting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It was written by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) for College members and staff. It gives background information and guidance on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, along with an understanding of important protocols and other relevant cultural issues. Topics covered by the guide include:

The guide emphasises that general practitioners should seek local cultural training to supplement their learning.

Abstract adapted from Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

Contact details

National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Ph: 1800 000 251
Email: aboriginalhealth@racgp.org.au

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Last updated: 9 May 2013
 
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