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Indigenous Australians and Health free pdf Indigenous Australians and Health is also available as an e-book. Can you see the wombat in the room? Indigenous Australians and Health assists the reader, through simple and practical strategies, to appreciate and understand the importance of 'Getting it right', when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in urban and remote areas. The text's key themes outline the fundamental and underlying components that continue to influence good health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It further seeks to provide an understanding of Indigenous Australian perspectives of their own health, and examines the historical connections between health and the impacts of colonisation, both past and present in Australia. By promoting awareness of culturally-based issues, which can impact on access and response to clinical health services, this book works to close the gap between the wider Australian community and Indigenous Australians in health outcomes and life expectancy. Features Fact boxes that will help you spot the wombat and dispel any preconceived notions. Rich with case examples, placement experiences and personal stories that show real experiences from the field. Gives insights into how health practitioners can influence healthier outcomes. Lots of questions to encourage students to reflect on their learning.

About Ronald Frederick Hampton

Ron Hampton is a long-time educator with a BA, Grad Dip Arts and an M Ed. He is Clinical Educator in Indigenous health at the University of Queensland. He is a past chair of Darling Downs Shared Care Inc. t/a Carbal Medical Centre. His ongoing commitments include: community member of Queensland's Mental Health Review Tribunal- cultural educator with CSQTC (a registrar training organization) and GP Connections- and works with the recently formed DDSWQ Medicare Local. Maree Toombs is a Kamilaroi woman from north Western New South Wales. Dr Toombs is the Director of Indigenous Health, at the University of Queensland's School of Medicine. Her role includes curriculum development and research. Dr Toombs has just been appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Dalhousie University- medical school- Canada and will work there in an advisory role to assist in curriculum development and research.

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Author : Ronald Frederick Hampton
Publisher : OUP Australia and New Zealand
Data Published : 13 September 2013
ISBN : 0195519620
EAN : 9780195519624
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 356 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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