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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia

Michael's Story E-Learning

*PLEASE NOTE - The new RHDAustralia e-learning system was activated 6 October 2020. ALL users will be required to register a new account here. (Please check your junk mail if you do not receive an activation email)

About Michael's Story E-Learning Module

The role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners is crucial to improving health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Within a healthcare setting such as hospitals and clinics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners can provide support, liaison and advocacy. Within a community setting they can play a role providing better access to (preventative) health services and health promotion advice and activities.

The purpose of this module is to provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners with a basic understanding of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, and to clarify the role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner in supporting people along their journey with ARF and RHD.

After completing this module, you will be able to describe:

  • how to prevent the spread of strep A bacteria;
  • the most common signs and symptoms of acute rheumatic fever; and
  • how to care for people with rheumatic heart disease

Begin Michael's Story E-Learning Module

Time to complete: approximately 30 minutes

On completion of this eLearning program, your will be eligible for CPD:

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association - 0.5 hours

Developed in 2019 by RHDAustralia with thanks to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health practitioner and worker working group

 

 

Last Updated 
12 October 2020
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