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MIHI 501: Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to Health Professional Practice

Please note this course is now full. However, registrations made after 12pm on 14 February will be put on the waiting list. Your place will be confirmed or otherwise by 25 February.
If you have any questions, email continuing.education@otago.ac.nz.

General course: March–July 2020

Open to anyone working in the health community, this course comprises of nine modules taught via online learning and one day on-site training seminar held in Christchurch on 18 May 2020.

The purpose 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 the course.

Cost:
— $700 including GST (dental and medical professionals)
— $500 including GST (non-dental/medical professionals)
— $400 including GST (NGO and community groups)

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All learners will complete:

  • Five online learning modules
  • Four on-site learning modules

Online learning modules

Begins from 4 March 2020

Online modules that support learners to explore the context of Hauora Māori in 2020:

  • 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, a video and quizzes attached.

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

On-site learning modules

18 May 2020

The on-site training seminar in Christchurch includes:

  • Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to health professional practice
  • Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to working with whānau
  • Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model to treatment and management plans
  • Application of the Hui Process and Meihana Model when working with whānau in complex situations

Approximately 8 hours (8:30am–5pm)

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 HEALTH PROF: 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 interviewing a Māori patient who they are working alongside, then completing the assignment as dictated by a template (6 hours).

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