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Application of Hui Process/Meihana Model to Clinical Practice 2019

RANZCOG course: March - July 2019


The purpose of the course is to support health practitioners to be informed and confident in developing Hauora Māori competencies. Specially the course delivers this by teaching the Hui Process and Meihana Model, the course is tailored to assist learners apply these models within their clinical practice alongside Māori patients and/or whānau. These models promote positive engagement, appropriate care/treatment and health advocacy that supports Māori health equity. This course combines online learning modules and a full day face-to-face training. It is expected that the course will take learners between 22-28 hours in total, to complete (further details below).

Cost: $600 Including GST


All learners will complete;

Modules 1 - 4 (4 March 2019)

Online modules that support learners to explore the context of Hauora Māori in 2019;
• Review of the context for Māori health including the Treaty of Waitangi and health, the impact of colonisation, systemic and clinical bias.
• Orientation to the Hui Process/Meihana Model within clinical practice
• The function of Whakatere within the Meihana Model.
Each module takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
• Each module has written material, a video, and quizzes attached.
• These modules must be completed 2 weeks prior to the the face to face training, and to be certificated in the course. 

Modules 5 - 8 (13 May 2019)

A one day face to face training seminar in Christchurch, inclusive of:
• Team based learning activities to further orientate learners to the Hui Process and Meihana Model.
• The role of te reo Māori in health settings.
• Simulated patient sessions to practice application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to clinical practice.
• Case scenarios tailored to the field of Women’s health.
• Approximately 8 hours (8.30am- 5pm)
Attendance and engagement in all sessions is required to be certificated in the course.
• Completion of Modules 1-4, and attendance and engagement within Modules 5-8, results in learners being awarded the pass requirements for certification of MIHI 501: Introduction of the Hui Process/Meihana Model.

Modules 9 - 10 (must be completed by 5 July 2019)

Online modules which provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their understanding of the Hui Process and Meihana Model in clinical practice.
• Module 9: Complete a case assignment, which involves a virtual patient case and allows the learner to demonstrate how they apply the Hui Process/Meihana Model (2 hours). Once this case assignment meets the pass criteria,the learner will be directly awarded MIHI 502: Application of the Hui Process/Meihana Model to Clinical Practice Certificate (instead of the 501 certification).
• Module 10: If the learner chooses to continue their learning, past Module 9, they can complete one further written case assignment. This involves the interview of a Māori patient whom they are working alongside, and then completing the assignment as dictated by the template (6 hours). Once this written case meets the pass criteria the learner will be directly awarded MIHI 502: Application of the Hui Process/Meihana Model to Clinical Practice Certificate with DISTINCTION (instead of 501 certification).