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Career Pathways for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce: Literature Review Re

7 August 2020

Summary

It offers insights in addressing racism and other underlying attitudes such as unconscious bias and stereotyping, and in understanding of the impact of work overload and burnout, with the aim of creating culturally safe and responsive environments and practices that, in turn, will ensure the wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce, the non-Indigenous health workforc. [...] The CPP is focussed on providing insights and guidance to enhance the capacity of the health system to retain and support the development and careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce and takes a national perspective. [...] The aim of the literature review is to examine the peer and grey literature to inform the broader CPP research activities and proposed actions for strengthening the career development opportunities and pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce. [...] 3.1 What are the unique skill sets and values that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff and health professionals can, and do, contribute to health services? The literature strongly attests to the valuable role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers play in provision of appropriate healthcare to their community and their unique capacities in combining technical health pr. [...] 3.2 What are the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff and health professionals in entering, and progressing, their careers within health services? There was very limited literature directly on the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff and health professionals in entering, and progressing, their careers within health services.

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