Posted on: 7 January, 2015
Issue: Vol 15 No 1, January 2015 – March 2015
Related to Cultural ways Medicine Health Workforce

The  is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Learning portal designed for health specialists.

It is an initiative of the Australian specialist medical colleges of Australia which provides training and support to medical specialists. The nicheportal seeks to encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care through easier access to learning activities, engagement with other professionals and the formation of networks and communities of practice. It provides a central information point for educational resources for medical specialists who care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and patients and aims to ensure that these health and cultural learning resources meet the aims and standards of the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Specialist Framework.

The target audience includes:

  • Medical Colleges – including Fellows, affiliates, trainees, international medical graduates (college program) and college staff
  • Medical practitioners – including hospital interns, nurses, allied health staff and international medical graduates 
  • Universities – including medical students and medical researchers.

Public access to activities and resources is available to unrestricted activities and resources.

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