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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Aboriginal Health Workers heart health manual (2008)

Author

National Heart Foundation, Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services

Publisher

National Heart Foundation

City

Canberra

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This resource developed by the National Heart Foundation (WA Division) and Derbarl Yerrigan Health Services is specifically aimed for Aboriginal Health Workers. The Heart Health Manual is an holistic and visually attractive resource that offers clear instructions for the delivery of cardiovascular health programs. The manual supports the 'Certificate in Cardiovascular Health' an accredited course for Aboriginal Health Workers. Modules include session plans, activities, overheads, case studies and background information appropriate for a variety of settings and target groups. The role of the Aboriginal health worker is explained and advice offered for skill development. The manual is also a useful tool for all health professionals in the quest to improve health and well being of Aboriginal people.

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Contact details

Heart Health CD ROMs can be ordered by calling 1300 36 27 87 (local call cost) or via email: heartline@heartfoundation.com.au

or

National Heart Foundation
334 Rokeby Road
Subiaco WA 6008
Ph: (08) 9388 3343

Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service
156 Wittenoom Street
East Perth WA 6004
Ph: (08) 9421 3888
Email: heartline@heartfoundation.com.au

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Last updated: 29 November 2011
 
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