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The Rheumatology Health Care Team

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The ACR and ARHP have prepared information for patients about 30 rheumatic diseases and 12 rheumatic conditions, about the caregivers who treat patients with arthritis, and about several common medications used to treat rheumatic diseases.

Roles of the Rheumatology Health Care Team:

For many patients, care from an interdisciplinary team offers the best results in treating rheumatic diseases. These briefing papers outline the role of many health professionals you might come into contact with as a patient.

Topic

Date Updated

Author(s)

Language

What is a Rheumatologist?

2012-08

Raymond L. Yung, MD

English

¿Qué es un Reumatólogo? - Español

2012-08

Raymond L. Yung, MD

Español

Clinical Nurse Specialist

2014-03

Practice Committee

English
Health Educator

2013-02

Practice Committee

English

Licensed Psychologist 
  
2013-05 Practice Committee English
Nurse Practitioner 2014-03

Practice Committee

English

Occupational Therapist

2013-04

Practice Committee

English

Pharmacist

2013-06

Practice Committee

English

Physical Therapist

2011-08

Practice Committee

English

Physician Assistant

2014-04

Practice Committees

English

Registered Dietitian 
  
2013-08 Practice Committees English
Registered Nurse

2014-03

Practice Committee

English

Rheumatologist

2012-08

Raymond L. Yung, MD

English

El Papel del Reumatólogo en el Tratamiento de las Enfermedades Reumáticas

2012-08

Raymond L. Yung, MD

Español

Social Worker

2013-08

Practice Committee

English