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What are acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease? E-learning Intro Vid 1

This video provides an introduction to ARF and RHD in Australia and is part 1 of the Introduction to Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease online learning module.

It provides an animated overview of disease progression from an untreated Strep A infection to rheumatic heart disease and includes opportunities for prevention. The learning objectives are to:

  • define acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
  • identify people at high risk of ARF and RHD

More information on this topic can be found in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, 3rd edition.

This video provides an introduction to ARF and RHD in Australia and is part 1 of the Introduction to Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease online learning module.
Developed by 
RHDAustralia
Year of publication 
2020