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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 obesity-related options are currently available.
Find evidence-based articles, up-to-date guidelines and other resources about obesity, weight management and nutrition at this resource center, brought to you by the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP).
This booklet provides essential information for clinicians who manage patients who are overweight or who are diagnosed with obesity. It covers topics such as conducting a weight history, eating and meal plans, weight-related complications and medications. It also provides the Binge Eating Disorder Screener-7 (BEDS-7) and a description of physical assessment tools for use in clinical practice, in addition to a patient handout.
The Obesity Specialty Practice Group (SPG) offers a unique opportunity to interactively collaborate with colleagues who share interest or clinical expertise in obesity. 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 obesity.
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.