Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure attitude change in health professionals after completion of an Aboriginal health and cultural safety training programme

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Socially accountable health curricula, designed to decrease Aboriginal health inequities through the transformation of health professional students into culturally safe practitioners, has become a focal point for health professional programmes. Despite this inclusion in health curricula there remains the question of how to best assess students in this area in relation to the concept, of cultural safety and transformative unlearning, to facilitate attitudinal change. To address this question, this study developed a research questionnaire to measure thematic areas of transformative...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Teaching and learning; Assessment

Keywords: Professional development; Curriculum; Training program; Cultural awareness; Measuring instrument; Attitude; Questionnaire

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2019

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Journal volume: 48

Journal number: 1

Journal date: August 2019

Pages: pp. 24-38

ISSN: 1326-0111, 2049-7784 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.184

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