Davis, Jenny; Birks, Melanie; Chapman, Ysanne B
9 Nov 2015
Inclusive Practice for Health Professionals equips students with knowledge of the social, political and cultural factors that influence health care in Australia, to prepare them to be well informed, considerate health professionals. It embraces the multidisciplinary nature of work in the health professions, and applies the term inclusive practice to focus attention on its relevance to all healthcare professionals and improving health outcomes. The book considers the interface between health care delivery, health care professionals and population groups, and examines the key concepts, influences and strategies of inclusive practice to help students develop best practice skills for working in complex and diverse healthcare settings.Key Features:Contributors from a wide range of professional groups provide multidisciplinary insights and reflect the interprofessional nature of contemporary healthcareCase studies highlight a diverse range of health care delivery contexts and engage students in the day-to-day work of health professionalsCritical thinking and reflection questions in each chapter help readers apply key concepts to real-life situations and reflect on their own experiences Key terms, margin notes, summary points and useful web links in each chapter to support and further learning.