RAHC placements are unique as you are not only working in a new environment, but also immersed in a different culture.
Whether you are about to embark on your first placement or your fifteenth, something that health professionals can attest to is that no two placements are the same.
For eight years, he was a health worker in eight different remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. After setting his sights on a career as a doctor, Mr Ah-Sam is now in his second year studying medicine at university in Newcastle, New South Wales.
RAHC has added additional features to the Primary Health Care Plus mobile app that was created in association with CRANAPlus. The new section – Remote Safety, acts as a quick guide to assist RAHC Health Professionals (HPs) with decision making when attending patients after hours. The app supports both Android and Apple software systems.
NAIDOC Week is celebrated across Australia each year in first week of July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
RAHC Health Professionals (HPs) are welcome to apply for Professional Development (PD) support directly related to remote health practice. Please read the RAHC ‘Professional Development Policy’ prior to applying for support.
The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health (DoH) will be enforcing that all Remote Area Nurses (RANs) have completed, or updated if necessary, all courses considered mandatory for remote practice. Future placements in NT DoH clinics will be affected if this requirement is not being met.