Developing a self-paced continuing training program for indigenous health workers - learning approach

El Sayed, Faeka and Soar, Jeffrey and Wang, Zoe (2010) Developing a self-paced continuing training program for indigenous health workers - learning approach. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 34 (4). pp. 28-31. ISSN 1037-3403

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Abstract

Indigenous health workers are considered as main providers of primary health services to our indigenous communities especially in remote and rural areas. This paper explores benefits of supporting Indigenous health workers through health informatics, education and training programs in their practice location and more specifically in the use of a culturally appropriate self-paced CD ROM. It also explores the different learning approaches that will be adapted and their effects on the development of a continuous training program for Indigenous health workers.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors' Accepted Version is deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: Mrs Faeka El Sayed
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2010 12:30
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 05:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: indigenous health workers, indigenous Australian health, Program development, continuous medical training program, self-paced training program
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080601 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Information and Knowledge Systems
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920303 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8555

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