The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) has developed a national resource on cadetship and transition to professional practice (graduate) programs to highlight what supports the successful participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in these programs. Success means it is a culturally safe experience for participants, they complete the program and stay in the health workforce.
The resource is inclusive of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students involved in a range of health professional training and builds on existing good practice. The hope is that the national resource will:
- encourage greater uptake of dedicated programs on a national basis
- encourage the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector to be involved in their own or collaborative cadetship and/or graduate programs.
A guide for universities and health services to create culturally safe clinical placements for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery students
A range of case studies, mapping tools and education packages to help improve clinical and cultural care for and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Teaching and learning resources for the core unit in the Diploma of Enrolled Nursing on ‘Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety – CHCDIV002’