This is the 1-hour didactic presentation. A recording will be available for registrants after the session.
Overview: Providing a safe health care environment includes supporting cultural safety, addressing systemic bias and racism, and developing a trauma-informed practice. This session will focus on understanding and supporting culturally safe and appropriate care, particularly for Urban Indigenous People.
• Identify the components of cultural safety, including cultural humility, sensitivity, awareness and cultural competence
• Learn about the Indigenous Wellness Framework and other aspects of indigenous culture which impact care
• Understand the presence of systemic bias and racism prevalent in both society and the health care system, and explore ways to overcome this in your own practice and setting, including the use of reflective practice
• Be introduced to resources and courses available for ongoing learning in this area, as well as the strategies identified for all HCPs identified in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Call to Action