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He's not from here

This training resource, ‘He’s not from here – Acute episode with underlying chronic conditions and cultural and social considerations’, uses a problem-based learning scenario to highlight issues around self-awareness and cultural insensitivity, and their implications for interprofessional collaborative practice.

To use this resource, you will need to read the Facilitators' Guide and view the simulation-based video (please see the instructions provided below).

After completing the resource, please click the red ‘Survey’ button on the right to provide your feedback.

The scenario

Mr Izadparast is a 55 year old man who migrated from Iran with his family two years ago. Mr Izadparast has been having stomach pain, diarrhoea and weight loss and his son has brought him to the ED. The examining physician has ordered a CT scan to aid in Mr Izadparast’s diagnosis. Mr Izadparast does not speak English, but his son is with him and accompanies him to the radiology department.

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He's not from here

Title: He's not from here

How to use this IPL training resource

This resource consists of two components: a simulation-based video, and an accompanying Facilitators' Guide. To complete this resource, you will need to read the Guide and view relevant scenes from the video when directed. At relevant points you will be asked to reflect on the content covered and answer related questions.

Specifically, the resource requires that you:

  • Read Sections One and Two of the Guide and answer the questions on interprofessional learning;
  • Read Section Three of the Guide, watch the simulation-based video ‘He’s not from here’, and answer questions related to interprofessional learning, cultural insensitivity, and Islamophobia; and
  • Refer to Section Four of the Guide for a literature review about racism and, in particular, Islamophobia.

To read the Guide, please click on the link located in the right corner of this page. To view the video, please click the play icon on the video file embedded above.

Learning outcomes

Key interprofessional learning messages addressed in this resource include: Self-awareness of cultural insensitivity, highlighting anti-Islamic attitudes (Islamophobia), and challenging cultural insensitivity with a co-worker.

Learning outcomes will be addressed through the consideration and discussion of content provided on interprofessional practice generally and, more specifically, on cultural insensitivity and Islamophobia.

Survey

After completing the resource please take a few minutes (five minutes on average) to complete the survey. Simply click on the red ‘Complete Survey’ button located in the right hand corner of the page. Your feedback is important and will make an invaluable contribution to the development of future IPL training resources. 

Suggested citation

This material was collaboratively developed by Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Clinical Training Network, Department of Health.

Copyright to this material belongs to the Australian Government and Western Australia Department of Health. Apart from any fair dealing for personal, academic, research or non-commercial use, no part may be reproduced without written permission from the Western Australian Clinical Training Network, Department of Health. Educators are welcome to include these resources in teaching and learning materials, provided they are appropriately acknowledged as follows.

This material belongs to the Australian Government and Western Australia Department of Health, under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth of Australia).

When quoting material from individual resources state:
Edith Cowan University (Perth), Western Australian Department of Health and The Australian Government (2013). Interprofessional Learning (IPL) Through Simulation Project. He’s not from here - Acute episode with underlying chronic conditions and cultural and social considerations. Retrieved <insert date [e.g. 30 June, 2013]>, from http://www.ecu.edu.au/community/health-advancement/interprofessional-learning-resources/resources/hes-not-from-here


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