Commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori Health

Optometry Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework 

Indigenous Cultural Safety

The accreditation standards include the requirement for programs of study to integrate cultural competence/safety as required learning outcomes.  The following document contains recommendations to implement this requirement.

Optometry Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander HCF - January 2020

A self-reflection tool to enable education providers to map their progress in implementing the Optometry Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander HCF is provided below.

Critical-Reflection-Tool-Optometry-Aboriginal-and-Torres-Strait-Islander-Health-Curriculum-Framework.pdf

 

Optometry Māori Health Curriculum Framework

Māori Cultural Safety

The OCANZ accreditation standards include the requirement for programs of study to integrate cultural competence/safety as required learning outcomes.  The Optometry Māori Health Curriculum Framework introduces education in Māori principles and core values with the goal of enhancing the cultural safety and responsiveness of optometry education in Aotearoa and Australia.

The Optometry Māori Curriculum Health Framework has been developed to support accessible and equitable eye health services through the development of a culturally safe and aware optometry workforce.

Optometry Māori Health Curriculum Framework