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Taking Action Towards Health Equity and Anti-racism in Health Care Practice

You are invited to the final webinar in the Indigenous Care in Lung Health webinar series. Join presenter Dr. Sarah Oosman for this presentation titled Taking Action Towards Health Equity and Anti-racism in Health Care Practice. 

Objectives of this webinar include:

1) Summarizing the ongoing historical impacts of colonization and racism influencing Indigenous health and health outcomes;

2) Distinguishing between concepts of cultural safety, cultural competency, cultural humility, and self-decolonization;

3) Critically reflecting on the individual role we each play in addressing and redressing racism and lateral violence in health care settings; and

4) Building an action plan towards anti-racism in your own practice.

About The Presenter - Dr. Sarah Oosman, BSc, BScPT, MSc, PhD

Dr. Sarah Oosman is a physical therapist and an associate professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science (College of Medicine, USask), a researcher with the Saskatchewan Population Health & Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU), a co-principal investigator with the Saskatchewan First Nations and Métis Health Research Network (SK-NEIHR), and academic co-lead for the Global Health Certificate ~ Making the Links in the College of Medicine. p>

Sarah is a first-generation Canadian of mixed ethnicity, a settler ally, and is committed to Indigenous community-driven action research that leads to the development and implementation of culture-based, relevant, and meaningful health promoting interventions across the lifespan. She is passionate about translating her experiential knowledge to teaching physical therapy and medical students within the School of Rehabilitation Science and College of Medicine.

Sarah works in close partnership with Métis and First Nation peoples and communities, as well as interdisciplinary and interprofessional teams. She is passionate about addressing health inequities through respectful relationships, partnerships, and safe, courageous conversations in classroom, clinical, community, and research settings.

This webinar is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.