Cultural Competency and Health Equity learning resources

The following links are to activities which provide a large mix of learning opportunities surrounding cultural competency and health equity.

CPD points may be claimed for reading, watching, listening, engaging, and reflecting with/on any of the material in the following tables.  These activities should be documented within your PDP and discussed at your structured annual conversation

Organisation Description Link
Health Central Podcast video on achieving an equitable health service https://healthcentral.nz/podcasts/
Aki Hauora App Free Phone app game that teaches Te Reo medical phrases https://apps.apple.com/nz/app/aki-hauora/id1062206292

https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/apps/a/aki-hauora-app/

Mauriora Free and paid for courses in Cultural Competency, Treaty of Waitangi, Tikanga Maori, health literacy https://mauriora.co.nz/
MCNZ MCNZ statement on Cultural Competency https://www.mcnz.org.nz/assets/standards/b71d139dca/Statement-on-cultural-safety.pdf

 

Ministry of Health Māori Health publications https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/populations/maori-health/maori-health-publications
Ministry of Health Achieving Equity in Health Outcomes https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/publications/achieving-equity-in-health-outcomes-summary-of-a-discovery-process-30jul2019.pdf
HQSCNZ Video on Māori cultural practice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aat_TEq8O9k
TEDx Ruakura Video – Indigenous knowledge has value https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-PwEnC-Rj8
Culture Matters Information and free courses in cultural competency https://culturematters.org.nz/

 

Goodfellow Unit Online learning resources in cultural competency https://www.goodfellowunit.org/search-categories/cultural-competency

 

MOH Learn online Courses Free courses on cultural competency, Māori health governance and understanding bias in healthcare https://learnonline.health.nz/
LeVa NZs national Pasifika cultural competency training programme – free https://www.leva.co.nz/training-education/engaging-pasifika

 

International Journal for Equity in Health Paper – Why cultural safety rather than cultural competency is required to achieve health equity: a literature review and recommended definition https://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12939-019-1082-3
Treaty Resource Centre Treaty of Waitangi Cultural competence course https://trc.org.nz/treaty-waitangi-and-cultural-competence-course
Te Ara Article on the Treaty of Waitangi https://teara.govt.nz/en/treaty-of-waitangi?source=inline
NZ Trade and Enterprise Free App – Māori Cultural Kit https://www.nzte.govt.nz/blog/te-kete-tikanga-maori-maori-cultural-kit
NZ History 100 Māori words every New Zealander should know https://nzhistory.govt.nz/culture/maori-language-week/100-maori-words
Choosing Wisely Choosing Wisely NZ Equity Report https://choosingwisely.org.nz/choosing-wisely-means-choosing-equity-research-report/
Ministry of Health Achieving Equity – article, links and videos https://www.health.govt.nz/about-ministry/what-we-do/work-programme-2019-20/achieving-equity
Ministry of Health NZ future Health Strategy https://www.health.govt.nz/new-zealand-health-system/new-zealand-health-strategy-future-direction
International Journal of Health Equity Paper – Health equity in the NZ healthcare system: a national survey https://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1475-9276-10-45
HQSC Links to various health equity documents and tools https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/partners-in-care/health-equity/
United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD) https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities.html
NZ Office of disability issues NZ disability strategy https://www.odi.govt.nz/nz-disability-strategy/about-the-strategy/new-zealand-disability-strategy-2001/
CCDHB NZSL and resources for the deaf community – Videos and links https://www.ccdhb.org.nz/your-health/disability-responsiveness/new-zealand-sign-language-and-deaf-resources/
Health Navigator Health information in NZSL https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/languages/n/nz-sign-language/
NZ Medical Journal Deaf NZSL users access to healthcare https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal-articles/deaf-new-zealand-sign-language-users-access-to-healthcare
RNZCUC Tikanga Māori Audit https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LA5sVvr9a9-wpbb6SUzKIjS3RpuhyF9i/view
RNZCUC Podcast on improving care for people with Autism in UC https://rnzcuc.podbean.com/e/cme-interview-professor-tony-attwood-autism-awareness-in-urgent-care/

 

RNZCUC Podcast discussion the importance of Rainbow Health https://rnzcuc.podbean.com/e/why-is-rainbow-healthcare-important-with-dr-eva-gregory/
Rainbow Tick NZ Report – Public health needs of LGBTTI communities in Aotearoa New Zealand with Policy recommendations http://www.rainbowtick.nz/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Affinity_Services_Rainbow_Health_Report.pdf
Māori Health Review A research review publication offering bimonthly updates on matters relating to Māori health. https://www.maorihealthreview.co.nz/

 

NZSL week Let’s talk – Medical situations.  25 signs to learn for medical situations https://nzslweek.org.nz/lets-talk-medical-situations/?fbclid=IwAR0YrJxg2tN3yRFX1nAKYmQatyE4iAzVf5-4IjwSwNdv4036j9sZ60j1o1o

 

Health promotion agency Sign language videos to support Deaf people with long term health conditions.  Produced by EyeFilms. https://www.hpa.org.nz/COVID-19-Sign-language-videos

 

https://www.facebook.com/eyefilmsproductions/posts/2674562646092152

 

CCDHB Disability

Sign language cards

Video introduction to communication cards.

Cards available by emailing

https://vimeo.com/453511009?fbclid=IwAR16GFexbp052VE_e5tLpMlwAy4Cr2JrCV8jbQ1Wp7z8vln1F_Ci6P-DqwU

 

disability@ccdhb.org.nz

 

Deaf Aotearoa Guidance video for medical professionals working with Deaf and hearing-impaired patients https://www.deaf.org.nz/resources/say-that-again/?fbclid=IwAR0ks6rmg7_Q73lzTqXz7aeiUTrXy4GjV810kPiunmNkmKCUpOu1fAoUj9I

 

NZSL Dictionary App containing video and animations.  Includes a word of the day and also Te Reo. https://apps.apple.com/nz/app/nzsl-dictionary/id521076445

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hewgill.android.nzsldict&hl=en_NZ&gl=US

 

Kupu – Maori dictionary app that translates objects into Te Reo https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nz.co.kupuapp.android&hl=en

 

https://apps.apple.com/nz/app/kupu/id1433830550

 

NZSL Online, interactive sign language teaching – free http://www.learnnzsl.nz/#/id/co-01

 

NZSL, Deaf Aotearoa Online free interactive game to teach the basics of sign language http://www.nzslsignninja.co.nz/

 

eCALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) Provides a comprehensive and quality range of face-to-face and online courses, as well as resources to address CALD cultural competencies within the NZ health context. https://www.ecald.com/

 

HQSC Learning and education modules on understanding bias in healthcare https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/patient-safety-day/publications-and-resources/publication/3866?

 

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Māori and indigenous development online programmes https://www.twoa.ac.nz/nga-akoranga-our-programmes/maori-and-indigenous-development

 

Tikanga Best Practice Guidelines for Primary and

Community Healthcare in the rohe of Ngāti Whātua

 

While the guidance is available to all those who would find it helpful, should you have members that work outside of the Ngāti Whātua region and would like further information or support they may like to reach out to the local mana whenua or see if the local DHB may be able to assist. Our College Māori advisory group may also be able to advise https://1drv.ms/b/s!Aoh8pOqRBH3Pg-I_4JhBunwWsNN2mw?e=AZxhop
Taikura Consultants Online courses, in person workshops, organisational packages and peer review relating to Māori Health and cultural safety run by Dr Elana Curtis.  (Charges apply) https://www.taikura.net.nz/
Te Tāhū Hauora

HQSC

A collection of consumer and whānau stories, in their own words https://www.hqsc.govt.nz/consumer-hub/consumer-health-forum-aotearoa/our-voices/