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Aboriginal controlled health service mandates RHDA e-learning modules

Aboriginal controlled health service mandates RHDA e-learning modules

As of 2016, the RHDAustralia e-learning modules will be made mandatory for clinicians working in the Ngaanyatjarra Health Service .

Ngaanyatjarra Health Service, an Aboriginal controlled health service, have taken an important step to prevent, treat and manage acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the communities they service.

As of 2016, all clinical staff will be required to complete the Health Care Worker education package and are encourage to go on to complete the relevant clinician modules from the suite of 15 available. The Ngaanyatjarra Health Service provides health services to the Ngaanyatjarra lands of Western Australia. Its 65 staff members provide primary and preventative health care to about 2,300 people in communities scattered across the Great Victorian and Gibson Deserts.