Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x 2 day intensives (one day = 6 hours). Total = 24 hours |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Christopher Lawrence
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
This subject provides students with practical understandings regarding the production and strategic dissemination of Indigenous health knowledge central to ‘Closing the Gap’ in Indigenous health. It provides an overview of the scope of Indigenous health research, key institutions and data collections. It provides foundational understandings about Indigenous health ethics and values, ways to engage Indigenous people throughout the research process and strategies for the management of ethical, collaborative partnerships. It covers ways to develop a research agenda, choice of methodologies including decolonising approaches, capacity development and integrating research and primary health care information systems. The subject also examines capacity exchange and research transfer in Indigenous health settings. The subject will engage the student with a range of challenging case studies reflecting some of the tensions, contestation and dilemmas in the field.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
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A book of readings will be made available to the students.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject students will have developed skills in:
Online readings; interactive forums; email support; one-to-one Skype support; teleconferences
Master of Public Health |
Indigenous Health |
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