Gastroenterology

AANP Resources by Therapeutic Area

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 many gastroenterology-related options are currently available.

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NP Tools and Resources

Inflammatory Bowel Disease 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 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.


Patient Education Tools and Resources

Are You Sitting Comfortably? Dealing With Opioid-induced Constipation

This complimentary patient education tool was developed to equip NPs with effective patient-centered education and tools for the management of opioid-induced constipation (OIC). This flipchart serves as an engaging visual patient teaching aid to help patients at risk for or with OIC in maximizing their autonomy in treatment decisions, avoiding or minimizing complications and enhancing their quality of life.

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This was developed and produced through the support of a grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. and Shionogi Inc.


Specialty Practice Group

Engage, Learn, Network and Progress Practice in Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology Specialty Practice Group (SPG) offers a unique opportunity to interactively collaborate with colleagues who share an interest or clinical expertise in gastroenterology. 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 gastroenterology.

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External Resources

Conveniently Curated Information from Other Top Sources

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

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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