Couple’s book examines cultural competence in Indigenous healthcare

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Charles Sturt academic and husband co-edit textbook to reinforce cultural competence in Indigenous healthcare.

  • Charles Sturt academic releases book co-edited with husband
  • Textbook supports clinicians’ development of Indigenous Australian cultural competence
  • The book features case studies from the community, allied health professionals, and nurses

A Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) academic and her husband have co-edited a textbook of real-life case studies in an effort to reinforce cultural competence in Indigenous healthcare.

Charles Sturt Associate Head of School (Students) and senior lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health Dr Jessica Biles edited the book with her husband Mr Brett Biles, a proud Murrawarri man and Director of Indigenous Education in the Faculty of Medicine at University of NSW.

They consulted with Indigenous and non-Indigenous community members, nurses and allied health professionals to create Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, which will be launched in Albury-Wodonga on Wednesday 11 September.

The Biles have noticed gaps in the healthcare system and the book was written to support undergraduate health students and clinicians to build their skills, knowledge and attitude to Indigenous Australian clients.

“It’s written using a strength-based approach, importantly celebrating the strength and power in Indigenous Australian communities,” Dr Biles said.

Period11 Sep 2019

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  • TitleCouple’s book examines cultural competence in Indigenous healthcare
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    CountryAustralia
    Date11/09/19
    DescriptionCharles Sturt academic and husband co-edit textbook to reinforce cultural competence in Indigenous healthcare.

    Charles Sturt academic releases book co-edited with husband
    Textbook supports clinicians’ development of Indigenous Australian cultural competence
    The book features case studies from the community, allied health professionals, and nurses
    A Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) academic and her husband have co-edited a textbook of real-life case studies in an effort to reinforce cultural competence in Indigenous healthcare.

    Charles Sturt Associate Head of School (Students) and senior lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health Dr Jessica Biles edited the book with her husband Mr Brett Biles, a proud Murrawarri man and Director of Indigenous Education in the Faculty of Medicine at University of NSW.

    They consulted with Indigenous and non-Indigenous community members, nurses and allied health professionals to create Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing, which will be launched in Albury-Wodonga on Wednesday 11 September.

    The Biles have noticed gaps in the healthcare system and the book was written to support undergraduate health students and clinicians to build their skills, knowledge and attitude to Indigenous Australian clients.

    “It’s written using a strength-based approach, importantly celebrating the strength and power in Indigenous Australian communities,” Dr Biles said.
    URLhttps://news.csu.edu.au/in-brief/couples-book-examines-cultural-competence-in-indigenous-healthcare
    PersonsJessica Biles, Brett Biles

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TitleBook launch
LocationBurraja Art Gallery , Albury , New South Wales, Australia
Period11 Sep 2019 → 11 Sep 2019
Linkhttps://news.csu.edu.au/in-brief/couples-book-examines-cultural-competence-in-indigenous-healthcare