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Primordial prevention of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

This video is designed for health care workers who require an introductory knowledge of the prevention of ARF and RHD and is the first video in the 'Prevention of Rheumatic Heart Disease' e-learning module.

More information is available in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, 3rd edition, particularly the Primordial and Primary Prevention chapters.

The learning objectives are to:

  • identify the social determinants of health
  • define primordial prevention of ARF and RHD
  • describe best practice for primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever

On completion of this learning program, you will be eligible for CPD recognition.

Please note: Pictures in these videos have been very kindly shared for educational use by many people and programs around Australia. The videos in this e-learning program may contain pictures of people who have died. Acknowledgements: Environmental Health departments in WA Country Health Service, Pika Wiya (South Australia) and Miwatj (NT) provided feedback used to develop the videos. RHDAustralia resource development committee generously provided feedback and resources used in the development of this program.
 

This video is designed for health care workers who require an introductory knowledge of the prevention of ARF and RHD and is the first video in the 'Prevention of Rheumatic Heart Disease' e-learning module.
Developed by 
RHDAustralia
Year of publication 
2020