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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Australia

Women's health

Educator tools – Referral algorithm for pregnant women with RHD

Figure 12.1 - care pathways and referral algorithm for pregnant women with RHD from The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition). A3 size for easy reading and printing.

Educator tools – RHD and pregnancy

PowerPoint presentation based on ‘Women and girls with RHD’ chapter from The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition); 2020. Educators can download and use this as a base for clinical education sessions. Notes for each slide are included to facilitate conversation and prompt discussion.

Sharing a Heartbeat 2: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (BURARRA)

A short movie for young women with Rheumatic Heart Disease and their families. This film is developed, written and directed by Australian Indigenous women. It is in their words, and has their questions about RHD answered. A sequel to 'Sharing a Heartbeat', Tess and Jamie want to start a family.

Sharing a Heartbeat: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (BURARRA)

This is a 13 minute film directed by Indigenous women about fertility, pregnancy and family for young Indigenous women who have rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This is culturally appropriate health information for a target audience of girls and young women from ages 13 to 20s who have mild to moderate RHD. It does not cover severe RHD and valve repair or replacements. Friends and families of young women may also like to view this film to better understand how to support young women have a healthy pregnancy.

Pregnancy and rheumatic heart disease case studies

Dr Lisa Simmons, Cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, presents cases in rheumatic heart disease.

Presentation delivered at the Structural Heart Disease Australia Adult Congenital & Rheumatic Heart Disease Symposium 29th July 2017.

Sharing a Heartbeat 2: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (KRIOL)

A short movie for young women with Rheumatic Heart Disease and their families. This film is developed, written and directed by Australian Indigenous women. It is in their words, and has their questions about RHD answered. A sequel to 'Sharing a Heartbeat', Tess and Jamie want to start a family.

Sharing a Heartbeat 2: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (ENGLISH)

A short movie for young women with Rheumatic Heart Disease and their families. This short movie is developed, written and directed by Australian Indigenous women. It is in their words, and has their questions about RHD answered. A sequel to 'Sharing a Heartbeat', Tess and Jamie want to start a family.

RHD in pregnancy

Video features Bo Remenyi and Jessie Johnston on Tiwi Islands, discussing the importance of cardiac care during pregnancy

Sharing a Heartbeat: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (KRIOL)

This is a 13 minute film directed by Indigenous women about fertility, pregnancy and family for young Indigenous women who have rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This is culturally appropriate health information for a target audience of girls and young women from ages 13 to 20s who have mild to moderate RHD. It does not cover severe RHD and valve repair or replacements. Friends and families of young women may also like to view this film to better understand how to support young women have a healthy pregnancy.

Sharing a Heartbeat: A short film about RHD in pregnancy (ENGLISH)

This is a 12 minute film directed by Indigenous women about fertility, pregnancy and family for young Indigenous women who have rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This is culturally appropriate health information for a target audience of girls and young women from ages 13 to 20s who have mild to moderate RHD. It does not cover severe RHD and valve repair or replacements. Friends and families of young women may also like to view this film to better understand how to support young women have a healthy pregnancy.

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