Collect a minimum of 6 items – this can include newspaper articles, editorials, cartoons, letters to the editor, magazine articles, video clips, online blogs and other electronic articles.

Collect a minimum of 6 items – this can include newspaper articles, editorials, cartoons, letters to the editor, magazine articles, video clips, online blogs and other electronic articles.

Collect a minimum of 6 items – this can include newspaper articles, editorials, cartoons, letters to the editor, magazine articles, video clips, online blogs and other electronic articles. The sources will need to be local, interstate and possibly international
This assignment involves the collection and analysis of media material on a current cultural competence in healthcare issue. You are required to link contemporary issues as presented in the media with those discussed in the unit outline and in the readings.

Preparation:

It is advisable to start thinking about your topic and collecting your material from early in the semester.

Discuss this with your lecturer prior to commencing.

You will need to:

Identify an specific cultural safety in healthcare issue

Collect a minimum of 6 items – this can include newspaper articles, editorials, cartoons, letters to the editor, magazine articles, video clips, online blogs and other electronic articles. The sources will need to be local, interstate and possibly international. Don’t use only one type of source, you need to use a variety in order to assess the breadth and depth of the issue.

Summarise key issue(s) in the material collected (attach to assignment).

Link material to various models and approaches investigated in the unit.

Discuss how the material might affect the current debate on the issue.

Discuss your position and views on the issue as it presented and explore other perspectives.

You will need to read widely on the issue, including books, journal articles and government reports

Feel free to run ideas and drafts past the lecturer for feedback. This may save you from a nervous breakdown

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