Module 2 - Working with Migrant Patients

Online Remote face to face Face to face

The aim of this course is to build practitioner’s awareness of the settlement challenges faced by migrants; and to develop awareness of the diverse models of health and wellbeing, help seeking behaviours and expectations of healthcare from migrant patients.

This course is intended for anyone working in primary care, secondary care or mental health services.

Prerequisites

You must complete the following course before enrolling in this course:

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Become aware of the challenges newcomers face throughout the migrant journey.
  • Gain insight into the phases of settlement and the acculturation process and its impact on family units.
  • Broadly understand the explanatory models of health and of migrants’ help-seeking behaviours.
  • Know what to consider to accommodate health beliefs and faith-based practices.
  • Know what to consider when raising sensitive issues with migrant patients.

On completing this course you will have greater insight into how the migration process impacts on the health and wellbeing of individuals and family units; better understanding of western and non-western explanatory models of health and how to accommodate these; and developed new skills around how to raise sensitive issues with migrant patients.

Course duration

  • 4-hour for face-to-face in-person (facilitated by an educator)
  • 1.5-hour remote face-to-face training via video conferencing (an abridged version facilitated by an educator via zoom)
  • 3-hour online self-paced, self-reflective, and interactive learning (e-learning)

Related resources

The following resources will be available after you complete this and other CALD courses:

Online course

This module is available as a self guided 3 hour online course.

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I felt this course has helped me to achieve my goals.

I felt this course has helped me to achieve my goals. I now have a new set of skills that I am keen to start using and to develop further as I put what I have learnt into practice

eCALD Learner

The course was great, deep, reflective and positive.

The course was great, deep, reflective and positive. Much of the positive attitude to migrants is instinctive and this was clear and concrete teaching with guidelines to maximise outcomes

eCALD Learner

Great e-learning

Great e-learning

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