Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Training Centre
This centre offers a range of e-learning modules developed to improve patient care and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
These modules aim to improve your skills and confidence to provide culturally and clinically competent care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and to help close the gap.
You may be able to self-claim continuing professional development (CPD) points on completion of these modules. For enquiries about point allocation, please contact your professional body
Asking the Question of Origin e-learning module (identification training)
Developed through the Lighthouse Hospital Project, this module provides training for health professionals and health service staff on how to identify Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, in line with standard practice.
The module aims to:
- Increase your understanding of the importance, responsibilities and reasons for identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
- Improve your knowledge, skills and confidence to identify Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and record identification data in line with standard practice.
The content in this module reflects the National Safety and Quality in Health Services Standards (second edition) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Standards for general practice (fifth edition). The module’s prototype was developed and piloted by Bairnsdale Regional Health Service through the Lighthouse Hospital Project.