Charles Sturt nursing partners with Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

7 AUGUST 2019

Charles Sturt nursing partners with Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Students and staff at Charles Sturt University have received a boost with the announcement the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health is now an official partner of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet.

  • Partnership will support journey in Indigenous Australian cultural competence
  • It will provide support and opportunities for academics in the School that will contribute to the student experience
  • New opportunities and professional development events for staff and students will be created

Students and staff at Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) have received a boost with the announcement the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health is now an official partner of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet.

Dr Jessica Biles (pictured), Associate Head (Students) in the Charles Sturt School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health in Albury-Wodonga said, “The partnership with the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet will support the School in our journey to Indigenous Australian cultural competence.

“The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an important organisation, facilitating, exchanging and sharing knowledge and skills on ways to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

“Being a part of this community of practise is extremely important to our School.

This is an exciting start to an important partnership that will provide support and opportunities for both teaching-focused and research academics in the School that will contribute to the student experience.

“I look forward to new opportunities and professional development events for our staff and students.”

Elements of the partnership include:

  • Extensive resources and professional development opportunities for staff and students
  • Opportunities to map learning materials involving Indigenous Australian knowledge and cultural safety
  • The submission of articles for consideration by the HealthBulletin journal
Participation by staff and students in the national Health InfoNet yarning place


Media Note:

To arrange interviews with Dr Jessica Biles contact Bruce Andrews at Charles Sturt Media on mobile 0418 669 362 or via news@csu.edu.au

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