NNEC2018 Notes & Thoughts (Day 3)

3 days of education theory- lots of ideas, networking and moving into info overload territory.

Session: Building a Culturally Capable Nursing and Midwifery Workforce

Health For All: Inequalities for Indigenous Peoples

Cultural capability in healthcare and higher education for nursing.

Transformative unlearning and learning.

First Peoples Health Unit

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) 

International Council of Nurses: Ethics and Human Rights

Australian Human Rights Commission

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategy Group

‘gettin em n keepin em’ by the Indigenous Nursing Education Working Group 

Fact sheet- The health of Indigenous Peoples: a concern for nursing

Cultural capability framework



Synergies Between Education and Healthcare

Focus: Using Educational Leadership Models in Nursing

Leadership framework (Drysdale & Gurr, 2012) – resources from the school sector.

  • Influencing others
  • Setting direction
  • Developing people
  • Developing the organisation
  • Teaching & learning

Educational models to guide development of nurse educators.


Gurr, D., & Drysdale, L. (2012). Tensions and dilemmas in leading Australia’s schools. School Leadership & Management32(5), 403-420.

Gurr, D. (2014). Successful school leadership across contexts and cultures. Leading and Managing20(2), 75.