Cultural competency knowledge and practice in the health and social care professions

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Abstract

This report details the outcomes of a pilot study which utilised an online survey to understand the cultural competence knowledge and practice amongst health and social care academics; identify the barriers to, and facilitators of, engagement with cultural competence; and identify support/professional development required by health and social care academics at Charles Sturt. The study outcomes represent the combined perspectives of 101 health and social care academics representing 15 disciplines.
This report provides a valuable insight to the experience of health and social care academics and is relevant to informing professional development planning at Charles Sturt, to progress cultural competency journeys for academic staff. On a broader scale, the outcomes of this study will assist Charles Sturt in addressing the National Best Practice Framework for Indigenous Cultural Competency in Australian Universities; the Universities Australia Indigenous Strategy 2017-2020; the Universities Australia Good Practice Principles for Course Accreditation and Review of Indigenous Curriculum; and the National Scheme's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy 2020-2025 (AHPRA, 2020).
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCSU Printery
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2020

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