GENX704 Te Tūhauora: Māori Health
Note: This information is for 2013, and may have been updated since the Guide to Enrolment was printed.
|Title||Te Tūhauora: Māori Health|
|Teaching Period(s)||Not offered in 2013, expected to be offered in 2014|
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Note: All GENX papers are to be offered subject to a minimum number of enrolments.
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A theory and practice paper particularly suitable for those working in primary health care. Includes historical, social and political contexts for Māori health including the Treaty of Waitangi, current Māori health status and priorities, concepts and models of health and well-being, frameworks for assessment and intervention, and Māori health initiatives and models for primary care delivery.
Limited to: PGDipGP, PGDipPHC, PGDipPHC(Endorsed), PGDipRPHP, PGDipTravMed, PGCertGP, PGCertPHC, PGCertPHC(Endorsed)
Note: Includes two periods of residential study.
Convenor: Donna Cormack
Offered: Second Semester 2012 (30 points)
Please download the 2012 residential dates
All Primary Health Care Department Residentials are compulsory.
This introductory paper is offered to those working in any area of primary health care. It covers a range of topics, including the historical, social and political contexts of Maori health, the Treaty of Waitangi, Maori health status and priorities, frameworks for assessment and intervention, health initiatives, and models for care delivery. Elective paper for the Postgraduate Qualifications in Primary Health Care.
Material is presented in self-directed learning modules covering the following topics:
- An awareness of the contexts of Maori health.
- Understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its relationship to Maori health.
- An awareness of the broader issues of indigenous health.
- A recognition of the diversity of Maori and an understanding of issues surrounding the measurement of Maori ethnicity.
- A familiarity with Maori health status and priorities.
- An awareness of issues of service responsiveness to Maori.
- A knowledge of Maori health initiatives, models for delivery, and resources available to primary health professionals.
Course Structure & Assessment
The paper aims to provide students with a broad understanding of relevant issues that can be applied in the primary care context. The course is distance taught. Assessment is based on satisfactory completion of assignments and attendance at both the residential workshops.