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.
|Paper title||Te Tūhauora: Māori Health|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,746.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,490.00|
- GENX 704
- Limited to
- PGCertGP, PGCertPHC, PGDipGP, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
- Includes residential period/s.
- Suitable for health professionals from a range of disciplines.
- More information link
- View further information on Postgraduate Study in Primary Health Care
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Donna Cormack
- Paper Structure
- Elective paper for the Postgraduate
Certificate in Primary Health Care
Elective paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Health Care
Material is presented in self-directed learning modules covering the following topics:
- An awareness of the contexts of Māori health
- Understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its relationship to Māori health
- An awareness of the broader issues of indigenous health
- A recognition of the diversity of Māori and an understanding of issues surrounding the measurement of Māori ethnicity
- A familiarity with Māori health status and priorities
- An awareness of issues of service responsiveness to Māori
- A knowledge of Māori health initiatives, models for delivery and resources available to primary health professionals
- Teaching Arrangements
- One compulsory residential conference in Wellington. Other teaching via Blackboard
and Zoom videoconferencing.
Residential date for 2018:
Thursday 2 - Saturday 4 August
Study Skills support is provided through automatic enrolment in the no-charge Study Skills Blackboard GENA700, which contains resources and technology support and is accompanied by monthly Zoom Study Skills videoconferences.
- All resources available either via Blackboard or other online resources
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Please also refer to the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice Graduate Profile.
- Learning Outcomes
- Upon successful completion of this paper the student will have a greater appreciation of the contexts of Māori health, both within the Primary Health Care field and the New Zealand context in general.