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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

E-learning Modules - Introduction to ARF and RHD

*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 Introduction to ARF and RHD E-learning Module

How much do you know about rheumatic heart disease?

This program is designed for clinicians who require introductory knowledge of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. More information is available in the in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, 3rd edition.

 Learning objectives are to:

  • define acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
  • identify people at highest risk of ARF and RHD
  • recognise signs and symptoms of acute rheumatic fever
  • identify required actions for suspected acute rheumatic fever
  • understand the principles of secondary prophylaxis
  • identify the role of RHD control programs
  • identify opportunities for best practice care for people with RHD
This program is designed for clinicians who require introductory knowledge of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. More information is available in the in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, 3rd edition.
Developed by 
RHDAustralia
Year of publication 
2020