Contemporary Indigenous Health and Wellbeing – 92441 and 92456

Spring 2019

Assessment item 3: – Guided Reflection

Weight: 40% Word limit: 1500 words

For this assessment, it is required that you use a validated reflective framework to underpin the discussion of your attitudes, beliefs and values towards Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people that have arisen in this subject. An example of a validated framework is ‘Gibbs model of reflection’.


1. Go back and review what you submitted in assessment item 1, i.e. your initial assumptions at the beginning of your journey through this subject. Tip: Do not merely repeat what you wrote before, but look at the feedback you received.

2. Review and analyse what you submitted in assessment item 1 along with the subject content. Reflect and describe thoughts, feelings and emotions that have been experienced while participating in the subject. Use three (3) specific examples of learning activities. Tip: this is an extension of assessment item 1 not a repetition of what you have already written, it is a description of your personal journey in this subject. It is suggested that you use the ABCD Cultural assessment tool to enhance your discussion.

3. Explain how you think what you have learnt in this subject might impact on your future nursing practice with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people. You are required to embed the Graduate Attributes, RN standards and UTS Indigenous Graduate Attributes.