Appreciate, advocate and actively participate in opportunities (e.g. health promotion) and relevant activities that increase understanding and appreciation of Pacific peoples’ context (NZ and/or the region), perspectives and factors that can improve overall health and wellbeing.
Demonstrate knowledge of the current health status of Pacific peoples (NZ and the region), major health needs, determinants of health, and an understanding of the mechanisms that contribute to health inequalities.
Learn and demonstrate effective skills for appropriate cross cultural communication, sensitive consultations and engagements, (including basic language skills for the main Pacific ethnic groups in NZ).
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of important Pacific cultural principles, concepts and values and their relevance to health and the provision holistic health care services in practice.
Demonstrate an understanding of a Pacific model of health, and its application and relevance to achieving holistic health and well-being.
Appreciate the diversity in Pacific communities, their diverse worldviews and the need to consider their specific contexts and perspectives in order to advance their health and well-being.
Demonstrate an understanding of New Zealand’s historical and unique relationship with, and responsibility for, Pacific peoples as a migrant group, and New Zealand’s relationship with, and responsibility for, the Pacific peoples in the region.