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Autoimmune Disease

AANP Resources by Therapeutic Area

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Autoimmune Disease

CE Courses

The AANP CE Center offers a wide variety of free continuing education (CE) activities for members and nonmembers. The activities are updated frequently, and more than a dozen autoimmune-related options are currently available.

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NP Tools and Resources

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Resource Tool for Primary Care

Created by AANP and expert NPs to support the management of patients with IBD, this tool is a resource list of preventive services and recommended testing. It can easily be implemented in daily practice and supplements many electronic health records (EHRs).

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AANP developed and produced the educational tool through support from Janssen Biotech Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs LLC and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc., U.S.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms and Management

Managing patients with MS in the primary care setting can be a complex process. One key component is understanding the signs and symptoms consistent with demyelinating disease. AANP has created a resource document for NPs who manage patients with MS that outlines the common symptoms found in MS and an overview of management techniques for the most commonly seen symptoms.

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This document was developed by AANP and supported by an educational grant form Teva Pharmaceuticals and Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Patient Education Tools and Resources

AANP-developed MS Resources

AANP, in collaboration with educational partner Med-IQ and four expert NPs, has developed a series of educational resources to help NPs start important conversations with patients about strategies for living well with MS. The goal of these resources is to improve the recognition of potential MS resources and encourage patients to discuss issues they may be having with their NPs. The development of these materials is supported by an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals.

External Resources

Conveniently Curated Information From Other Top Sources

There are many resources available for both patients and providers. Some are included below for your convenience. Inclusion of these links does not imply AANP endorsement.

Celiac Disease


General Information Sheets and Articles

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Multiple Sclerosis