43 Theme V Reflection Questions

  1. How do nursing and other health providers’ roles differ in rural northern communities compared to southern and urban contexts?
  2. Imagine you have accepted a health care position in a northern or Indigenous community that you are not from. What steps might you take to become familiar with community practices and expectations? What will you do if they are different from your own?
  3. What precautions should you take to ensure your own safety while practicing under the unique conditions of rural or remote health care delivery? What precautions should you take to ensure your clients’ safety?

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Northern and Indigenous Health and Healthcare by Heather Exner-Pirot, Bente Norbye, and Lorna Butler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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