What are some of the topics that are covered in this course?
  • Colonization and its legacies in Canada
  • Racism, discrimination, and stereotyping, and their impacts on Indigenous peoples in health care contexts
  • Social and structural determinants of health in relation to Indigenous people
  • Gaps in health equity for Indigenous people
  • Taking action: Uprooting anti-Indigenous racism and enhancing Indigenous Cultural Safety
Who should take this course?

Anyone working in any sector who needs to enhance their knowledge, awareness, and skills when working with Indigenous people. Including:


  • Clinical service providers (e.g., physicians, surgeons, nurses, midwives, and allied health professionals)
  • Administrators
  • Managers
  • Research staff
  • Clerks, and so forth

This course is baseline transformative education and meant to complement Nation- and region-specific training provided by Indigenous organizations and/or communities.


Anyone who works, studies, or volunteers within the health sector can take the Core Health course. There are no prerequisites.

Is this course accredited?

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The online Core Health course meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada. This two-credit per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 20 Mainpro+ credits.




UBC CPD LogoThe University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians.  This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 10.0 MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment hours (credits are automatically calculated). Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity.


How much does this course cost?

Manitoba Core Health costs $300 per training seat. Your organization or workplace may have already purchased a seat in this training for you. If not, you can pay for the training seat yourself. For more information, email IndigenousHealthMICST@wrha.mb.ca

How do I register?

For Individual and Group purchases and registration please email IndigenousHealthMICST@wrha.mb.ca

Advanced Training

Once you complete one of the San’yas Core courses, you are eligible to register for Advanced Training. Advanced Training will deepen the knowledge, self-awareness, and skills introduced in Core Training courses and is offered nationally.