First Peoples’ Health (HLTH1047) Assessment One Instructions Nursing
Assessment 1: Essay - Context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ health
Course Objectives being assessed: 1,2,6 & 7
C01: Describe key demographic, cultural and socio-economic factors that underpin the diverse health issues and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
C02: Describe the relationship between the history of race relations in Australia and contemporary socioeconomic disadvantage faced by Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander people, particularly in association with changing patterns of epidemiology for Australia’s first people.
C06: Describe approaches for promoting the social, emotional and physical well being of individuals, families and community groups in association with contemporary health policy and consumer directed care. B
C07: Demonstrate an understanding of the changing patterns of epidemiology for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia
Grade worth: 40%
Due date/time: 5pm, Friday 2Oth August 2021 (end of Week 4)
Submit electronically: Use the Assessment Submission link on the home page of the course website.
You will write an academic essay focusing on how a contemporary healthcare strategy can improve a health issue experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. You will include key demographic, social, or cultural factors impact upon this health issue.
You will identify and discuss a health perspective, effective program, model of care or practice(s) that meets the needs and is more acceptable to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Please refer to the course website for further information about the assessment. The marking rubric and feedback form for this assessment are located in the Assessment folder. Review the criteria so you are clear about the expectations for the assignment. Your tutor will return the completed feedback form with comments on the assignment.
Please see the First Peoples Health Library Guide for Nursing Students, to assist with searching for relevant literature.
Presentation, formatting and word limits:
Your assignment should comply with academic writing requirements including formatting, language and reference to the academic literature to support the ideas within the essay.
Access the document titled Assignment Guidelines in the Assessment section of the Learnonline site for more information.
Use the following headings in your essay. Headings:
1. Introduction (250 words)
The introduction should introduce the topic and outline the structure of the essay using relevant literature (250 words)
2. Discussion (1,500 words)
Discuss one contemporary healthcare strategy that can improve a health issue experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (400 words)
Describe one health issue experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (300 words)
Describe how key demographic, social, or cultural factors impact upon this health issue (400 words)
Discuss one health perspective, effective program, model of care or practice(s) that meets the needs and is more acceptable to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (400 words)
3. Conclusion (250 words)
The conclusion should provide a summary of key points and indicate the significance of the information provided using relevant literature. There should be no new information provided in the conclusion (250 words)
4. Reference List (not counted in word limit)
References are to be listed in alphabetical order at the conclusion of the essay as per .
UniSA (2018) Harvard Referencing Guide
5. Header and Footer: Your assignment must include your Student ID and Course ID at top & page number at bottom.
Format of the document:
• KI Use Calibri font
• KI Use a font size of 11
• KI Use 1.5 line spacing
• KI Set margins at 2.5cm
• KI Number the pages
• KI Right Justify paragraphs
File name of the assignment:
Label the document: Surname_ID_HTLH1O47-Assignment 1.docx
Feedback form (i.e. marking rubric):
The marking rubric for this assessment is located here. Review the criteria so you are clear about the expectations for the assignment. Ensure you include the rubric with the assignment during submission. Your tutor will return the completed feedback form and rubric with comments on the assignments.