Ms Jess Dawson

Associate Lecturer, Health Sciences

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt North Wing
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Qualifications

Bachelor of Naturopathy

Graduate Dimploma in Health Sciences (Psychology, Honours)

PhD Candidate

Research expertise
Cultural safety in nursing
Health professional education
Indigenous health
Policy and administration
Research interests

I am currently completing a PhD through the University of Adelaide, with a central focus on the application of cultural safety across two domains: public policy making; and as a framework for tertiary-based health care education. Specifically, my research aims to explore the possibilities of using cultural safety as a key mechanism for improving health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations, by improving the way that policy is developed and implemented, and the way that we approach health care education in the tertiary sector.

Topic coordinator
HLTH2102 Indigenous Health for Health Sciences
Topic lecturer
HLTH2102 Indigenous Health for Health Sciences
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