media portfolio

This assignment involves the collection and analysis of media material on a current cultural safety in health issue(s). You are required to link contemporary issues as presented in the media with those discussed in the unit outline and in the readings. It is advisable to start thinking about your topic and collecting your material from early in the semester. Discuss this with your lecturer prior to commencing the activity. The Discussion Board: Assessment 3 is the forum for such discussions Preparation: You will need to: Identify a specific cultural safety in health issue or issues (the topic of Inequality in Indigenous Health Care (covering inequality with funding, adequate access to and quality of health care services, cultural competence, racism etc) would be sufficient. Collect a minimum of 5 media items which may include newspaper articles, editorials, letters to the editor, magazine articles, video clips, online blogs and other electronic articles. The sources will need to be local, interstate and possibly international. Utilise a variety of sources in order to assess the breadth and depth of the issue. Using only one source may result is a biased account of the issue. Please note material including cartoons, posters, health promotion YouTube clips, or academic journal articles and government publications are not media items unless they are discussed and cited as a media release or news item Hot link the reference to the media item in the body of the text Summarise key issue(s) in the media material collected Link and/or compare the keys issue/s from the media material to various models and approaches investigated in the unit by citing HEA230 unit content and/or related reference materials Discuss how the media material might affect or contribute to the current debate or discussion on the issue. Discuss your position and views on the issue as it was presented and explore other perspectives. You will need to read widely on the issue/s, including books, journal articles and government reports. as mentioned, they need to be linked to the readings of the unit. Module One Topic One Smye, V., Rameka, M., & Willis, E. (2006). Indigenous health care: advances in nursing practice.Contemporary Nurse 22 (2), 142-154. <link> Wilson, J., Ward, C., & Fischer, R. (2013). Beyond culture learning theory: what can personality tell us about cultural competence? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 44 (6), 900-927. <link> Berger, G., Conroy, S., Peerson, A. & Brazil, V. (2014). Clinical supervisors and cultural competence.The Clinical Teacher, 11, 370-374. <link> NACCHO (2011). Concepts and meanings. In NACCHO, Creating the NACCHO Cultural Safety Training Standards and Assessment Process: A background paper. (pp 8-14). <link> Topic Two Omeri, A., & Raymond, L. (2009). Diversity in the context of multicultural Australia: Implications for nursing practice. In J. Daly, S. Speedy & D. Jackson (Eds.), Contexts of nursing: An introduction, Ch. 20, 3rd Edition, Australia: Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone. <link> Thackrah, RD., & Thompson, SC. (2013). Refining the concept of cultural competence: building on decades of progress. The Medical Journal of Australia, 199(1), 35-38. <link> Willis, K., & Elmer, S. (2011). Chapter 7: Ethnic diversity in healing practices and health issues. In K. Willis & S. Elmer, Society, Culture and Health: An Introduction to Sociology for Nurses: (pp 143-165).Melbourne: Oxford University Press. <link> Topic Three Fredericks, B. (2010). What health services within rural communities tell us about Aboriginal people and Aboriginal health. Rural Society 20 (1),10″“20. <link> Liaw, ST., Lau, P., Pyett, P., Furler, J., Burchill, M., Rowley, K., & Kelaher, M. (2011). Successful chronic disease care for Aboriginal Australians requires cultural competence. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(3) 238-48 <link> Fanany, R., & Fanany, D. (2012). Culture. In R. Fanany & D. Fanany, Health as a Social Experience (pp 46-70). Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan. <link> Fanany, R., & Fanany, D. (2012). Race and Ethnicity. In R. Fanany & D. Fanany, Health as a Social Experience (pp 71-93) Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan. <link > Module Two Topic One Shaw, SJ., Huebner, C., Armin, J., Orzech, K. & Vivian, J. (2009). The role of culture in health literacy and chronic disease screening and management. Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, 11, 460″“467. <link> Vass, A., Mitchell, A., & Dhurrkay, Y. (2011). Health literacy and Australian Indigenous peoples: an analysis of the role of language and worldview. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(1), 33-37. <link> Butow, P. & Baile, WF. (2012). Communication in Cancer Care: A Cultural Perspective. In:L. Grassi & M. Riba (Eds.) Clinical Psycho-oncology: An International Perspective. Wiley. (pp 11-21). <link> Topic Two Grant, J. & Luxford, Y. (2011). “˜Culture: it’s a big term, isn’t it?’: an analysis of child and family health nurses’ understandings of culture and intercultural communication. Health Sociology Review, 20(1), 16-27. <link> Booth, J. & Nelson, A. (2013). Sharing stories: using narratives to illustrate the role of critical reflection in practice with First Australians. Occupational Therapy International 20,114″“123 <link> Baker, AC., & Giles, AR. (2012). Cultural safety: a framework for interactions between Aboriginal patients and Canadian family medicine practitioners. Journal of Aboriginal Health, 9(1), 15-22. <link> Dudgeon, P & Ugle, K. (2014). Communicating and engaging with diverse communities. In Dudgeon. P., Milroy. H, & Walker, R. (Eds.) Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice (2nd ed.). ACT, Commonwealth of Australia. <link> Topic Three Phillips, C. (2010). Using interpreters: a guide for GPs. Australian Family Physician, 39(4),188-195. <link> Berner, S. (2010). Health care interpreters ““ vital partners in patient care. Diversit-e 2, 7-8.<link> Phillips, C. & Travaglia, J. (2011). Low levels of uptake of free interpreters by Australian doctors in private practice: secondary analysis of national data. Australian Health Review, 35, 475″“479. <link> Kosny,A., MacEachen, E., Lifshen, M. & Smith, P. (2014). Another person in the room: using interpreters during interviews with immigrant workers. Qualitative Health Research, 24(6) 837″“845 <link> Module Three Topic One Durey, A. & Thompson, SC. (2012). Reducing the health disparities of Indigenous Australians: time to change focus. BMC Health Services Research 12, 151-161. <link> Ward, P. & Coates, A. (2006) “˜We shed tears but there is no one there to wipe them up for us’: narratives of (mis)trust in a materially deprived community. Health (London), 10(3), 283-301. <link> Best, O. (2014) The cultural safety journey: an Australian nursing context. In O. Best & B. Fredericks(Eds) Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care.(pp 51-73). Melbourne, Cambridge University Press. Dutta, MJ (2007) Communicating About Culture and Health: Theorizing Culture-Centered and Cultural Sensitivity Approaches. Communication Theory, 17, 304″“328 <link> Walker, R., Schultz, C., & Sonn, C. (2014). Extending competence through critical praxis. In Dudgeon. P., Milroy. H, & Walker, R. (Eds.) Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice (2nd ed.). 195 -220. ACT, Commonwealth of Australia. <link> Topic Two O’Sullivan, D. (2012). Justice, culture and the political determinants of Indigenous Australian health. Ethnicities, 12, 687-705. <link> Tynan, M., Smullen, F., Atkinson, P., & Stephens, K. (2013). Aboriginal cultural competence for health services in regional Victoria: lessons for implementation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 37(4), 392-393. <link> Durey, A (2010). Reducing racism in Aboriginal health care in Australia: where does cultural education fit? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health,34(1), 87-92. <link> Willis, K., Elmer, S. (2011). Chapter 12: Power and responsibility in health care encounters (pp 257-276) In Society, Culture and Health: An Introduction to Sociology for Nurses, Melbourne: Oxford University Press. <link>

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