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RHD for Community-based Workers

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This program provides information about acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease for community-based workers. On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • describe the actions required to prevent Strep A transmission. 
  • describe the actions required when throat or skin infections are present. 
  • describe acute rheumatic fever.
  • describe the importance of Bicillin injections in preventing recurrent acute rheumatic fever.

Please note: Images and videos have been shared with permission for educational use. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this eLearning program may contain images or voices of people who have died.


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Last updated 
15 December 2022