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MIHI 501 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS COURSE: Application of the Hui Process / Meihana Model to Clinical Practice

Open to anyone working in the health community, this course comprises on-line learning modules, one on-site training seminar held in Christchurch on 4 July 2022 and an assessment module.

The objective of the course is to support health practitioners to feel informed and confident in the development of Hauora Māori competencies, with a special focus on the application of 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 support Māori health equity.

Learners can expect to take 22–28 hours to complete the course.


  • $1,000 including GST (dental and medical professionals)
  • $800 including GST (non-dental/medical professionals)
  • $600 including GST (NGO and community groups)

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All learners will complete:

  • online learning modules
  • on-site training seminar
  • an assessment module

Online learning modules

Begins from March 2022

Online modules that support learners to explore the context of Hauora Māori in 2022:

  • Te Reo within a clinical setting
  • Understanding the context for studying Māori Health
  • Orientation to Hui Process and Meihana Model
  • How the application of Hui Process/Meihana Model can help us reduce clinical bias and improve health literacy
  • The role of Whakatere

Each module takes approximately 2 hours to complete. Each module has written material, videos and quizzes attached.

These Modules must be completed 2 weeks prior to the on-site training.

On-site training seminar

4 July 2022

One on-site training seminar in Christchurch, inclusive of:

  • team-based learning activities to orientate learners to the Hui Process and Meihana Model
  • simulated patient sessions to practice application of Hui Process and Meihana Model to clinical practice
  • working alongside whānau in complex situations

Approximately 8 hours (8:30am–4:30pm)

Attendance and engagement in all sessions is required.

Assessment module

The assessment module provides an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their ability to utilise the Hui Process and Meihana Model in clinical practice.


Complete a case assignment involving a virtual patient case that allows the learner to demonstrate how they apply the Hui Process / Meihana Model (2 hours).

Once this case assignment meets the pass criteria, the learners will be awarded MIHI 501 HEALTH PROF: Application of Hui Process / Meihana Model to Clinical Practice.