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MIHI 501 RACS: Application of Hui Process/Meihana Model to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2021)

The objective of the course is to support health practitioners to feel informed and confident in the development of Hauora Māori competencies, specifically focusing on 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.

The course entails online learning, on-site learning and assessment modules. Learners can expect to take between 22–28 hours in total to complete this course.

Cost: $1,000 including GST

Open to registrars or consultants/fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons only. This course comprises online learning modules and one on-site training seminar held in Christchurch on 18 October 2021.

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All learners will complete:

  • online learning modules
  • an on-site training seminar

Online learning modules

Live from 1 July 2021

Online modules to explore the context of Hauora Māori in 2021:

  • 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

18 October 2021

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

Duration: approximately 8 hours (8:30 am– 5 pm)

Attendance and engagement in all sessions is required.

Assessment modules

Assessment modules provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their ability to utilise the Hui Process and Meihana Model in clinical practice.

Assessment 1

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 MIHI501 RACS: Application of Hui Process/ Meihana Model to Clinical Practice.

Assessment 2

If the learner chooses to continue their learning past Assessment 1, they can complete one further written case assignment. This involves the interview of a Māori patient whom they are working alongside, then completing the assignment as dictated by a template (6 hours).

Once this case assignment meets the pass criteria the learners will be awarded MIHI501 RACS: Application of Hui Process / Meihana Model to Clinical Practice with Distinction.