Post-Licensure Course


The curriculum, titled Introduction to Cultural Safety in Healthcare for Indigenous People, has been mobilized into a professional online curriculum.

The course has been shaped based on what community has indicated is important to share, and includes an: 1) Orientation Module, 2) History of Indigenous Peoples Module, 3) Impact of Colonizing History on Indigenous Peoples Health, 4) The Role of Laissez-faire Racism & Care 5) Clinical Strategies to Support Indigenous Peoples in Healthcare 6) Application of Strategies through Case-based Learning.

The six-one-hour modules course consists of a i) speakers’ series of Indigenous scholars from Mi’kma’ki ii) relevant content from landmark documents such as the UNDRIP, TRC Calls, MMWIG Calls, Jordan’s Principle iii) orientation to colonizing history (IRS, Indian Act, regional Treaties, 60s Scoop, Indian Day Schools) iv) regional health research evidence collected from the Mi’kmaq Client Linking Registry. ACHH Initiative (, Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance (Sylliboy), social and structural determinants of health inequities, strengths-based content (Land Acknowledgement, 7 Sacred Teachings, regional traditional medicines and practices, Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB), community health centres), Intergenerational Trauma (Bombay et al’s), evidence-based clinical strategies trauma-informed care, laissez-faire racism, anti-racism training, relational practice and the FIRST approach.


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