Indigenous child and adult health modules

Launch Modules

This course has been developed to extend and enhance the existing Australian Aboriginal Child Health Modules. It addresses the need for improved cultural awareness in health delivery and in understanding the role of cultural and socio-economic determinants of health. The course also covers  a range of common illnesses seen in both the adult and paediatric population.

Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.

1. Considering Cultural Competency (55 mins)
2. Determinants of Health (1 hour)
3. Worrying Developments (30 mins)
4. What's up, Doc? (40 mins)
5. Modifying Chronic Disease Risk (40 mins)
6. Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (30 mins)

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. For more information, see RACP CPD Program.

Contact Information

For more information on the project​, contact the RHCE Liaison Officer at

The 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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