Welcome to Yuwahn-Gulgan (Cultural-Safety)
Beginning your Yuwahn-Gulgan journey
Important feature of Yuwahn-Gulgan
"Yuwahn_Gulgan" from Yugambeh language translates to "cultural-safety". Yuwahn-Gulgan has been designed and informed by the ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework.’ The Framework’ is nationally recognised to ensure student learning is focused and 'Improved healthcare outcomes for Australia's First Peoples requires health professionals to be both clinically and culturally capable' (Department of Health, 2016).
Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan 2016-2022
The Yuwahn Wupin innovation content is part of a program of work aimed at increasing the cultural capability of health students identified in the
Yuwahn-Gulgan is comprised of 5 Modules. Each Module aligns with the five interconnected cultural capabilities of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework (2014). Refer to the image below.
The Graduate Cultural Capability Model identifies the capabilities that graduates develop after undertaking studies in a tertiary setting where the Framework has been implemented.
The model is based on the principles that:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients are at the centre of health delivery; and
- the ultimate delivery goal is to enable better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
- Read the module content information
- Engage with the interactive features (as they are important learning materials)
- How your learning will be assessed: Test your knowledge by completing the five quizzes.
NB: Yuwahn-Gulgan will take approximately two hours to complete
Digital Badging: Yuwahn-Gulgan
Participants are required to undertake quiz questions upon completion of each of the five cultural capability modules and must complete the quiz questions for each module (25 in total) to earn their Yuwahn-Gulgan digital badge. Participants must achieve a minimum score of 4 for the quiz questions in modules 1 to 4 and 3 for module 5.
The Yuwahn-Gulgan digital badge is a mandatory requirement for students to attain prior to undertaking clinical placement and should be included in a professional development portfolio. Badge attainment is recognition you have completed the modules, the quizzes and achieved outcomes that are aligned to the First Peoples Health Curriculum; the First Peoples goals and the Griffith University: Graduate Attributes regarding cultural capability.