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Teaching Methods for Addressing Cultural Safety: Promoting Indigenous Health

Thursday, May 16, 2019
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
University Club
Room: George Teves Dining Room
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Barry Lavallee, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MClSc
Métis/Saulteaux, Makwa clan

8:00 am - 12:00 pm | University Club, George Teves Dining Room

Breakfast Included

Dr. Lavallee will visit Queen's and deliver a number of sessions to assist the Faculty of Health Sciences in our pursuit to help answer the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Dr. Barry Lavallee is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities, and is a University of Manitoba trained family physician specializing in Indigenous health and northern practice. His clinical work has focused on the health and healing needs of First Nation and Métis communities. He has a Masters of Clinical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. His research and clinical areas are chronic diseases, transgenerational trauma, impact of colonization on Indigenous communities and international Indigenous health. 

Session Outcomes:

  • Discuss the impact of language on cultural safety 
  • Employ teaching methods in clinical and classroom settings that promote cultural safety for peers and patients
  • Illustrate the connection between teaching cultural safety and health promotion  
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FREE for Faculty of Health Sciences
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