ACTION TOOLKIT RESOURCES

ACTION TOOLKIT GUIDE

Each action toolkit comes with a guide on how to use the Take Heart DVD containing the one hour film, short films and resources.

There is also an interactive online version of the Take Heart Action Toolkit which can be found online here…

Or you can view or download a copy of the toolkit guide here:
Take-Heart_Action-Toolkit-Guide_ONLINE.pdf
Take-Heart_Action-Toolkit-Guide_ONLINE.zip
Take-Heart_Action-Toolkit-Guide_PRINT.zip

Chapter 1: Rheumatic Heart Disease in Australia

What is Rheumatic Heart Disease?
– RHD Australia Health Worker Modules

Important Health Message
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: English
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Burarra
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Yolgnu Matha
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Anindilyakwa
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Warlpiri
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: West Kimberley Kriol
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Pitjantjatjara
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Arrernte
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Kunwinjku
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Murrinh Patha
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Pintupi-Luritja
– Important Health Message: prevention of rheumatic heart disease: Tiwi

Together We Are Stronger
– Share the Take Heart Trailer using the DVD, social media and email, especially with people who have never heard of the disease.

Your Voice Matters
– Be vocal about the issue in your community, amongst your networks and using social media.

 


 

Chapter 2: Brooklyn’s Story

What is Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)?
– Clinician Module 3: Diagnosis of ARF in Children
– Clinician Module 4: Diagnosing ARF in Adults

Heart Repair Surgery
– Clinician Module 8: Medical Management of Mitral Valve Disease
Clinician Module 9: Medical Management of Aortic Valve Disease
Clinician Module 10: RHD : Mitral Stenosis – The option of Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty

Healthy Homes Protect Children
– Clinician Module 2: Primordial and Primary Prevention

Get The Facts
– Rheumatic Fever Fact Sheets to put it up at your Home, School, Health Clinic or Community Centre are COMING SOON.

Spread the Word
– Watch and share the Group A Streptococcus Short Film using the DVD and social media, especially with families containing a family member on a regular penicillin injection program.

 


 

Chapter 3: Liddywoo’s Story

Broken Hearts: RHD Surgery
– Clinician Module 12: RHD : Management of Anticoagulation in the bush

What is Secondary Prophylaxis?
– Clinician Module 5: Secondary Prevention

Manage Your Injections
– Download the free Take Heart Smart Phone App for Apple or Android to help you or someone you know stay on track with their 21-28 day injections. Instructions on how to download and use the App are available here…

Spread The Word
– Share the Broken Hearts: RHD Surgery short film using the DVD and social media, especially with people on a regular penicillin injection program.

 


 

Chapter 4: Carlisa’s Story

The importance of access to health care services
– Clinician Module 7: RHD & Dental Care

What is a stroke?
– Clinician Module 11: RHD & Stroke

Time to go to the Health Clinic
– Where is your Health Clinic? Look up and save the name of your Health Clinic, its phone number, your Doctor or Aboriginal Health Practitioner and their emergency phone number.
– Free diagnosis calculator App available

Spread The Word
– Share the Staying On Track with Secondary Prophylaxis Short Film using the DVD and social media, especially with families containing a family member on a regular penicillin Injection program.

 


 

Chapter 5: New Zealand Story

Rheumatic Fever Family Guide
COMING SOON

Rheumatic Fever Wallet Card
COMING SOON

 


 

Chapter 6: RHD Pregnancy Story

Spread The Word
– Share the Rheumatic Heart Disease in Pregnancy Short Film using the DVD and social media, especially with women of Indigenous Australian, Maori and Pacific Island origin who have recently fallen pregnant.

Know How To Recognise It
– Access Professional education modules and educational resources about RHD in pregnancy:
– Clinician Module 14: Pregnancy in RHD

 


 

Chapter 7: RHD Research Story

Spread The Word
– Share the Quest for the Holy Grail: RHD Vaccine Short Film using the DVD and social media, particularly with those involved in vaccine research & development.

Stay Tuned
– Sign Up to RHD Australia’s Murmur Newsletter to stay up-to-date about Rheumatic Fever & Rheumatic Heart Disease news.

 

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