Intercultural Learning

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Course Overview

Cultural competency and safety eLearning activities provide professional development in intercultural skills using examples from a range of cultures within Australia. The modules provide information on recognising one’s own and other people’s cultural expectations; intercultural communication; the links among values, beliefs and behaviours; and strategic skills for cultural adaptation. There is also a range of activities to promote self-reflection regarding the impact of cultural issues on medical practice.


  1. Intercultural Learning for Medical Specialists
    (Please note that this module runs best if you are using Firefox, Chrome or Safari. There are minor problems being experienced in Internet Explorer, which are currently being examined)
  2. Low and High Context Communication
  3. Communication Styles
  4. Cultural Values: Self and Others
  5. Cultural Values: Self in the World
  6. Explanatory Models


To enroll in this course, click “Take this course” and the lessons will become available (requires login).
Note: This CourseĀ is best undertaken using Chrome, Firefox or Safari, as the Uluru exercise in Module 1 is currently experiencing compatibility issues in Internet Explorer.

Course Materials