Module 5 - Working with Communicable Diseases with CALD Clients

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This course aims to provide strategies for managing cross-cultural interactions, screening, assessment, treatment and interventions when working with CALD clients and their families within the context of communicable diseases.

This course is intended for anyone working within the context of communicable diseases in primary, secondary and NGO sectors

Prerequisites

It is expected that participants enrolling into this course, must have the basic knowledge about working with clients within the context of communicable diseases and have completed the following prerequisite courses:

Learning outcomes

Participants completing this course will:

  • become aware of the importance of a culturally oriented approach and of being culturally competent.
  • become aware of the challenges that newcomers face throughout the migrant and refugee journey.
  • gain insight into the phases of settlement and the acculturation process and its impact on clients’ engagement with health services and practitioners.
  • gain skills to engage CALD clients and their families.
  • gain skills in cross-cultural treatment.

On completing this course you will have greater insight of the cross-cultural challenges and cultural factors that impact on how CALD clients engage and communicate with services. You will gain strategies for effective engagement; gain knowledge and skills for assessing language proficiency and health beliefs, gaining skills working with interpreters, as well  as culturally appropriate approaches for managing sensitive issues and treatment process.

Duration

  • 4 hours (CME/CNE/MOPS accredited) face-to-face in-person training

More about this course

This course is produced by Waitematā District Health Board (WDHB) ‐ eCALD® Services in collaboration with Dr Annette Mortensen and the Taranaki Public Health Team: Christine Bowden (Communicable Disease Nurse); Rachel Court (Clinical Nurse Co-ordinator) and Jonathan Jarman (Medical Officer of Health).

It is now available in face-to-face in-person format and will be available in online format by late 2020. 

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Module 5 - Working with Communicable Diseases with CALD Clients

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