- Describe cultural safety and its application in health care delivery, particularly in relation to pain management
- Identify strategies to implement cultural safety in their respective organizations
- Develop critical self-reflection skills to foster cultural safety in patient interactions
Shirin Ataollahi-Eshqoor, OT, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Shirin is an Occupational Therapist on the Chronic Pain team at SickKids, providing assessment and treatment to children and teenagers living with chronic pain conditions. She also facilitates individual and group pain education seminars to patients and families. Shirin works in collaboration with the Get Up and Go Persistent Pediatric Pain Service to refer SickKids patients to their program. Shirin has an interest in how racial, cultural and social factors influence accessibility and treatment within a pediatric chronic pain setting. Shirin also facilitates anti-racism workshops.
Resources Mentioned in Session
- Supplementary Workshop Material
- Applying cultural safety beyond Indigenous contexts: Insights from health research with Amish and Low German Mennonites
- Early Childhood Development Intercultural Partnerships
- Racial bias in pain assessment and treatment recommendations, and false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites
- Ethnic Group Differences in the Outcomes of Multidisciplinary Pain Treatment
- Guidelines for cultural safety, the Treaty of Waitangi, and Maori health in nursing education and practice.
- THE IMPACT OF RACISM ON CLINICIAN COGNITION, BEHAVIOR, AND CLINICAL DECISION MAKING
- Cultural Safety: Module 2 – Peoples’ Experiences of Oppression
- Patients, Pride, and Prejudice: Exploring Black Ontarian Physicians’ Experiences of Racism and Discrimination
- Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Colour
- Cultural Safety in Nursing: the New Zealand Experience
- Cultural safety in nursing education in Aotearoa (New Zealand)
- Limited evidence to measure the impact of chronic pain on health outcomes of Indigenous people.
- Interrupting Bias: Calling Out Vs Calling In
- Fighting for a Hand to Hold