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Module 3 - Management of Acute Rheumatic Fever

Module 3 takes approximately 30 mins (excluding readings)


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the priorities for a suspected case of Acute Rheumatic
  • Understand the clinical work up for  suspected cases of Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Understand the general in hospital care of an Acute Rheumatic Fever patient
  • Understand the role of secondary prophylaxis
  • Understand the appropriate duration of secondary prophylaxis
  • Identify the appropriate information and education for a Acute Rheumatic patient and their family

Recommended readings

Full listings of readings and secondary resources can be found at our RHD Resource database 

Offline version 

You can also do this section on paper. Download the printable version of Module 3

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