3. Describe culturally safe care practices you can undertake to avoid biased

T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍he maximum words is 1500 words excluding the references. Task Description In this task you will write a critical reflection about one of the key messages of the unit: Biased treatment matters in health care. There are four required components to your reflection:

1. Use the intersectionality framework to reflect on your own cultural location.

2. Reflect on how your cultural location, and your attitudes, values and beliefs, might affect the assumptions and practices you bring to the care of patients.

3. Describe culturally safe care practices you can undertake to avoid biased

treatment of individuals. 4. Outline how you can be a health service professional who can advocate for the non- acceptance of biased treatment and contribute towards better circumstances for patients at a population level. Reflective writing should demonstrate critical reading and thinking

skills. The use of ‘I’ is expected in this assessment task (‘I think‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍, I do not agree, I agree’, etc). You are expected to undertake research beyond the unit materials and use scholarly sources to support your discussion. A recommended list that provides a useful starting point can be found at

the end of this unit outline. You are required to support your practice reflection with a minimum of 6 scholarly references. Criterion 1 Reflect on your own cultural location using the intersectionality framework. Criterion

2 Identify how cultural location, attitudes, values and beliefs, impact, assumptions and practices in the care of individuals. Criterion 3 Apply knowledge of culturally safe care practices and advocate for unbiased

practice. Criterion 4 Evidence of in-depth engagement with appropriate academic literature and other resources, using a minimum of 6 scholarly references. Criterion 5 Adhere to presentation conventions: legibility, spelling, punctuation, grammar and referencing. Task length 1‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍500 words