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AANP Resources by Therapeutic Area

CE Courses

The AANP CE Center offers a wide variety of continuing education (CE) activities for nurse practitioners (NPs). Members get more, including access to many free activities and significantly discounted rates on others. The activities are updated frequently, and many gastroenterology-related options are currently available.

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NP Tools and Resources

Patient Education Tools and Resources

Are You Sitting Comfortably? Dealing With Opioid-induced Constipation

This complimentary patient education tool was developed to equip nurse practitioners (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.

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

Viral Hepatitis A

This patient tool provides education on hepatitis A disease and prevention using simple language in a visually engaging infographic format. The handout allows the patient and provider to start the shared clinical decision-making process so the patient can make an informed decision about hepatitis A vaccination. This tool is available as a downloadable PDF or place an order for 25-page, full color tear pads.

This educational tool supported by an independent grant from GSK.


The Basics of Biosimilars

This patient education handout is designed to inform patients about biosimilars and their similarity to the reference biologic. In addition, it can be used to help patients make informed decisions about their treatment plans.

Developed through an educational grant from Pfizer.

AANP Community

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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