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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Framework for a nurse practitioner role in acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

This framework presents a case for a Nurse Practitioner role in the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. It demonstrates how a Nurse Practitioner could play a pivotal role in building the capacity of primary care to provide a systematic, timely and coordinated approach to addressing service gaps and improving outcomes in patient management. 

This framework presents a case for a Nurse Practitioner role in the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
Developed by 
RHDAustralia
Year of publication 
2015