Australian Aboriginal child health modules

The RACP developed the Australian Aboriginal Child Health Modules to improve cultural awareness in healthcare delivery and understanding of the cultural and socio-economic determinants of health.


  1. Cultural awareness relating to Aboriginal families and communities.
  2. Social determinants of Aboriginal child health – past, present and future.
  3. The spectrum of common illnesses in Aboriginal children in remote and urban settings (including ear, skin, and eye infections, anaemia, bronchiectasis, rheumatic heart disease and post-infectious glomerulonephritis).
  4. Developmental problems, including Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and the effects of early life trauma (adverse social, nutritional and emotional experiences) on development.

Launch Modules 

RACP Continuing Professional Development

Participation in these activities can be claimed in the MyCPD program under Category 3: Self Assessment Programs at 2 credits per hour. 

RHCe-logoThe Rural Health Continuing Education (RHCE) Program 

This Project has been funded by the Department of Health and Ageing under the Rural Health Continuing Education Sub-program (RHCE) Stream One which is managed by the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges.

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is solely responsible for the content of, and views expressed in any material associated with this project.

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