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Know your heart: cardiovascular training manual for Aboriginal Health Workers (2005)

Author

NSW Health

City

Sydney

Type

Report

Institution

NSW Health

 

Description

This manual is a training resource for Aboriginal Health Workers and allied health professionals. The aim of the manual is to increase the ability of health workers and professionals to:

The manual is divided into 6 parts with overheads, handouts and a list of resources for further information. It is clearly set out with easy to understand instructions and suggestions on how to use the manual. As there is a range in the knowledge of the professionals and workers who will benefit from the training, the manual has been designed so that it can be adapted by the presenter to suit different learning needs.

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When to use this resource

The Know your heart resource was created to assist Aboriginal Health Workers with the training, health education, and health promotion of other Aboriginal Health Workers and the communities they work with. It provides current information on cardiovascular disease and sets out teaching strategies that can be used by health workers. It is also a helpful resource for other health professionals involved in cardiovascular disease, health promotion, and education to Indigenous communities.

Contact details

73 Miller Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Locked Mail Bag 961
North Sydney NSW 2059
Ph: (02) 9391 9000
Fax: (02) 9391 9101
Email: nswhealth@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 8 May 2014
 
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