SAC Audiology Event Webcast: Culturally Safe Health Care in an Era of COVID-19 (2021)

Carrie Bourassa, B.A., M.A., PhD
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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEEs (Category A).

Presented by Carrie Bourassa, B.A., M.A., PhD

Dr. Carrie Bourassa is the Nominated Principal Investigator of Morning Star Lodge, an Indigenous Health Research Lab committed to creating supportive environments through engaging in healthy, reciprocal and respectful relationships with Indigenous Communities. She will touch on the individual level and the broader picture of population health in an era of COVID-19, Indigenous resiliency, the significance of cultural continuity and the opportunities for growth and betterment of healthcare providers serving Indigenous Peoples. Setting the stage to understand cultural safety, Dr. Bourassa expands upon the greater contextual influences that affect Indigenous Peoples health. Along with providing context, practical recommendations will be made on how to better serve and care for Indigenous Peoples living in Canada, especially in times of COVID-19. 

Learning Objectives:

After this presentation, the learner will be able to:

• Understand colonial impacts
• Comprehend Indigenous resiliency
• Understand cultural safety and situating one’s self
• Provide practical suggestions for practitioners to improve equitable access and healthcare


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