Cultural Safety for Health Professionals

Cultural Safety for Health Professionals

Course Information

Cultural Safety for Health Professionals is a short interactive module that introduces participants the concept of cultural safety. The module highlights what cultural safety is and encourages participants to examine their own culture, before exploring the process of becoming culturally safe. The module also considers culturally unsafe practice, then looks are what culturally responsive care looks like.

The module is suitable for health professionals that would like a refresher, those that are new to New Zealand and are seeking registration and also for students who are at the beginning of their careers.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, learners will have an understanding of:

  1. What cultural safety means
  2. The evolution of cultural safety in Aotearoa New Zealand
  3. What culturally responsive care looks like

Course Overview

The course includes the following

  • The evolution of cultural safety
  • What is culture
  • Cultural safety concepts
  • Process of becoming culturally safe
  • Unsafe cultural practice
  • Cultural responsiveness

Course Features

  • Interactive learning using animation
  • Formative learning
  • a certificate of completion
Estimated Duration

1 hour depending on previous experience over a 6 month duration.  You gain 1 CPD hour (Continuing Professional Development) upon successful completion of the course.

Target Audience

This online interactive course is specifically designed for health professionals  that would like a refresher, those that are new to New Zealand and are seeking registration and also for students who are at the beginning of their careers.

Course availability: 6 months
Price:$45.00