Please note that in light of the current pandemic and evolving nation-wide restrictions, Carbal Medical Services has decided to postpone all Cultural Awareness Training workshops until after the worst of the pandemic and flu season has struck.

Subsequently we have tentatively set the new date for Saturday, 10th October 2020.

Carbal Cultural Awareness Training for General Practice

Carbal Cultural Awareness Training (CAT) is a six session, comprehensive course that provides health professionals with the practical tools to deliver culturally competent services.
It covers:

  • History
  • Culture
  • Health Education
  • Social and Emotional Wellbeing
  • Communication

The PIP IHI has 3 components:

$1000 sign on payment
$250 patient registration payment (per patient per year)
$250 Outcomes payment (up to $250 per patient per year)

This payment can be utilised to assist practices undertake specified activities that seek to improve the provision of care to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients. One of the PIP IHI requirements states that at least 2 staff members undertake cultural awareness training one of whom must be a GP.

Carbal Medical CAT Training Presenters

This training is both an ACCRM and RACGP accredited activity and eligible attendees are awarded 40 CPD points and 30 PDP points

Carbal CAT is delivered by a team of community-based providers led by Kalkadoon and Nunukul man and internationally renowned artist and scholar in Aboriginal culture, art and history, Uncle Colin Jones. Team members include Kamilaroi man and Community Outreach Manager, Charlie Rowe and Wiradjuri woman and Clinic Manager, Tamika Campbell.

For more information, please contact Carbal’s Education and Marketing Coordinator:

| (07) 4688 0500 / 0436 852 078


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