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Clinical skills, knowledge and values required in the rural hospital setting for psychiatry, palliative care, and communication with patients in New Zealand’s bicultural and multicultural society.
|Paper title||Communication in Rural Hospital Medicine|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,444.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,337.00|
- GENX 723
- Limited to
- PGCertRPHP, PGDipGP, PGDipPHC, PGDipRPHP
- Teaching staff
Yan Wan and Valerie August
- Paper Structure
This paper is designed to increase awareness of one's own cultural and internal bias in order to improve cross cultural interaction and health inequalities and to explore issues around rural doctor’s involvement towards the end of life. The paper is delivered through a residential workshop conducted on a remote Northland marae and online learning activities.
- 2.Māori Health
- 3.Health Disparities
- 4.Other Cultures / Cross-cultural Communication
- 7.Alcohol and Drugs
- 9.Palliative Care
- 10.Death and Dying
For more information, see https://www.otago.ac.nz/oms/education/postgraduate-rural-health/study/otago666798.html
- Teaching Arrangements
- Distance learning - includes a residential component on marae
- Recommended readings supplied
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will demonstrate the clinical skills and knowledge required to work in rural hospitals in the New Zealand bicultural and multicultural context.