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 endocrinology-related options are currently available.
Find evidence-based articles, up-to-date guidelines and other resources about endocrinology, particularly diabetes, at this resource center, brought to you by the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP).
This tool is a comprehensive guide highlighting what patients need to know about CGM devices for diabetes management. With diabetes technology advances on the rise, the goal is to help patients understand the features and benefits of the devices currently available, help support point of care conversations and help patients understand the benefits of these devices for diabetes management.
This handout is designed to help patients track their symptoms, treatments, injection sites and blood sugar readings between visits with their health care provider. It can also serve as an appointment reminder and encourage patients to speak up about symptoms or ask questions about their care.
This, AANP’s most popular flipchart was created by expert NPs to support education of patients with Type 2 diabetes and comes with a two-sided document of information to give to the patients to take home.
Designed to inform patients about the side effects, dosage adjustment and administration of long-acting basal insulin combined with a GLP-1 RA, this handout also includes a worksheet for providers to fill out and give to patients to take home.
Designed with the patient in mind, this simple yet effective tool offers basic information on diabetes medications, which is necessary for patients to make an informed decision regarding their therapeutic options.
The Endocrinology Specialty Practice Group (SPG) offers a unique opportunity to interactively collaborate with colleagues who share an interest or clinical expertise in endocrinology. As an SPG member, you’ll have access to a cutting-edge, online forum where you can engage in discussions, document sharing and knowledge exchange with fellow NPs. Come learn, share and help progress the development of theory and practice in endocrinology.
There are many resources available for both patients and providers and we have listed some of them below for your convenience. Inclusion of these links does not imply AANP endorsement.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) website provides information and resources about diabetes education for clinicians and patients. Some helpful pages include:
Know Diabetes by Heart, a partnership between the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association, offers a number of professional resources for health care providers, including mobile apps, journal articles, guidelines, a podcast series and more.
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) website offers a variety of diabetes education resources and tools designed for health care professionals and patients.