Welcome to Yuwahn Wupin (Culturally Able)
Beginning your Yuwahn Wupin journey
Important feature of Yuwahn Wupin
"Yuwahn Wupin" from Yugambeh language translates to "culturally able". Yuwahn Wupin 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
Completing Yuwahn Wupin
Yuwhan Wupin 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.
Using Yuwahn Wupin
- 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 Wupin will take approximately two hours to complete
Digital Badging: Yuwahn Wupin
Participants are required to undertake quiz questions upon completion of each of the five cultural capability modules to earn their Yuwhan Wupin digital badge. Participants must achieve a minimum score of 4 correct answers in each quiz to progress to the next stage.
The Yuwhan Wupin digital badge is a mandatory requirement for students prior to undertaking clinical placement and should be included in your 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.