How can schools of nursing and midwifery prepare their graduates to encourage medication adherence for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients?

Brian Sengstock, Lynne Stuart

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Abstract

he article discusses the highlights of a study conducted to evaluate mainstream Australian studies to show the high overall rate of medication non-adherence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia. Topics covered include the use of culturally inappropriate communication between health professionals and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, Australia's "Close the Gap" scheme, and the need for nurses and midwives to be educated about cultural barriers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42
Number of pages1
JournalAustralian Nursing & Midwifery Journal
Volume24
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2017

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