Empowering nurses to play a pivotal role in identifying early onset coronary artery disease due to the genetic disorder Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH)



Australian Resources

For detailed Australian resources related to Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH)


For Australian FH and Lp(a) Specialists

 Specialist List




  • To collaborate and form academic and clinical partnership with nurses to disseminate evidence based education and knowledge in relation to Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH).
  • To facilitate partnerships with nurses, patients and other expert health professionals to increase awareness of this potentially deadly genetic lipid disorder and enable cascade screening.
  • To improve the FH patient’s continuum of care pathway through cost effective service delivery and precision medicine in the primary care setting.
  • To apply the methods and techniques for cholesterol management in FH to all patients who have difficulty with Lipid control.
  • To share knowledge about setting up and operating Lipid Clinics so they can proliferate and serve the community.



Pocket Atlas of FH for NURSES


Most people need to manage their cholesterol. If you have Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) the deck is stacked against you as your genetics work to flood your bloodstream with bad cholesterol that if left untreated may shorten your life.

From what we know about treating
FH we can use this information to assist patients with problems managing their lipids and simultaneously reducing their risk of heart attack and stroke.

This little Pocket Atlas provides a guide for nurses, the tools to aid identification, diagnosis and treatment of
FH and a pathway to specialist referral for these patients with FH.  This atlas is easy to carry and read, and provides a short and practical guide to FH assessment  that can be incorporated as part of your working day.

Nurses and other Health professionals are pivotal in identifying individuals who are at risk of having


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About Jackie

Jackie Ryan 
MNurs(NursPract)  MNurs  GDipHlthSc  GCert(CC)  RN

Nurse Practitioner specialising in:
Cardiometabolic Disorders & Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH)
Assessment and Diagnostic Services

Please contact preferred surgery for appointments:
see Active Lipid Clinic links below.


Active Lipid Clinics

Cardio Vascular Services  Stirk Medical Group  Trigg Health Care Centre  

Other Links

 Heart UK Heart UK

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