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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia

Women and Girls with RHD - Pregnancy Focus 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)

Women and Girls with RHD - Pregnancy Focus E-learning Module

This program is designed for people with a good understanding of rheumatic heart disease. It is recommended that the RHDA e-learning program 'Women and girls with RHD' is completed before attempting this program. 

More information is available in the Women and girls with rheumatic heart disease chapter in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, 3rd edition.

The learning objectives are to:

  • describe care required for women with RHD during pregnancy
  • identify some tertiary interventions available in Australia for women with RHD during pregnancy
  • identify the women most at risk of complications in pregnancy due to RHD
  • identify the potential complications in pregnancy due to mitral valve replacement
  • describe treatment options for women with RHD during pregnancy
  • ​describe the considerations for medication delivery for women with RHD in the perinatal period

Begin Women and Girls with RHD - Pregnancy focus E-learning Program

Time to complete: approximately 45 minutes

This program is designed for clinicians who care for women with RHD. More information is available in the Women and girls with rheumatic heart disease chapter in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, 3rd edition.To gain CPD and a statement of completion, the program of three modules must be completed. Each module contained in this program is designed to be completed in the order they are presented. Modules vary in length. Once enrolled in a program, you can leave and come back any time to where you left off.

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

  • Australian College of Midwives - 1 CPD hour

Last Updated 
26 May 2021
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