Cultural Safety for Health Professionals
Cultural Safety for Health Professionals is a short interactive module that will introduce you to the concept of cultural safety. The course highlights what cultural safety is and encourages participants to examine their own culture, before exploring the process of becoming culturally safe. The course also considers culturally unsafe practice, then looks are what culturally responsive care looks like.
The course is suitable for all 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. This course was developed by the School of Health, Whitireia New Zealand.
After completing the course, learners will have an understanding of:
- What cultural safety means
- The evolution of cultural safety in Aotearoa New Zealand
- What culturally responsive care looks like
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
- Interactive learning using animation
- Formative learning
- a certificate of completion
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.
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.