ACEs and Indigenous Health

ACEs and Indigenous Health

Online Module

Target Audience:

Primary care providers in BC and Canada. 

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
Online Module from Vancouver BC
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This course is currently in development. 

This is a short online continuing medical education course designed for family physicians and primary care providers in Canada. This course will introduce you to Adverse Childhood Experiences with the intent to provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve the care of your Indigenous Patients. 

Designed in partnership by UBC CPD and Vancouver Division of Family Practice, Lu'ma Native Housing Society, and the Aboriginal Homelessness Steering Committee of BC.

Skills Gained

By the end of this lesson you will be able to:

  • Examine the role of history and social context in the formation of health disparities faced by Indigenous people in Canada
  • Recognize how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) may affect Indigenous health
  • Apply foundational knowledge gained to begin to determine health needs of Indigenous patients



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