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.
Available in English and Spanish, this is a provider tool that may be used to engage patients in the shared decision-making process when developing or changing their diabetes management plan. The tool was developed with the busy provider in mind and to help the patient better understand their treatment plan as well as the benefits and consequences of their choices.
Available in English and Spanish, this chart is an educational resource tool developed with the patient in mind that lists key components of oral and injectable antiglycemics on one side and insulins on the other side. Patients can use this simple and effective tool to help them understand basic information necessary to make informed decisions regarding therapeutic options.
In an ongoing effort to provide AANP members with effective tools to improve clinical practice, AANP, in collaboration with educational partner Med-IQ, has developed a series of educational resources that can be used during discussions with patients who have type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
AANP’s most popular flipchart, created by expert NPs to support education of patients with Type 2 Diabetes, comes with a two-sided document of information to give to the patients to take home.
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:
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) website offers a variety of diabetes education resources and tools designed for health care professionals and patients.