Cultural Safety Module 1: Peoples Experiences of Colonization

What Does this Mean in Practice?

  • How did you feel after working through Module 1? If you felt confused or angry, check out the Suggestions for Self Care.

  • List three ways that the idea of cultural safety could increase your understanding of health care interactions.

  • Think of examples from your workplace in which you experienced, witnessed, or enacted racism, ageism, sexism, or other power-over behaviours based on someone's perceived difference. How did this make you feel?

  • What could you do in your practice to ensure that medical and/or nursing practices do not re-traumatize persons with negative experiences of residential school or Indian hospitals?