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Adult Congenital Heart Disease/ Pulmonary Hypertension

The clinical nurse specialists in Adult Congenital Heart Disease/ Pulmonary Hypertension provide the following services:

Patient Education

  • Explain the underlying congenital heart and medical condition to the patient, family and caregiver, and provide individualised health education.
  • Provide brief counseling on specific social or behavior issues e.g. avoid tattooing, body piercing (without explaining why may lend connotations on stereotyping), dental prophylaxis antibiotic.

Nurse Consultation

  • Personalised management on Adult Congenital Heart Disease/ Pulmonary Hypertension and other related issues.
  • Telephone consultation with patients and their families.

Coordination of patient care

  • Collaborates with the multidiscplinary team to carry out treatment plans.
  • Facilities the transition of young adult patients from paediatric to adult cardiology setting.