AANP 2016

A step-by-step approach to managing gastrointestinal bleeding

A step-by-step approach to managing gastrointestinal bleeding

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Using a stepwise approach to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal bleeding can improve patient outcomes.

Long-term breast cancer care transitioning to primary care clinicians

Long-term breast cancer care transitioning to primary care clinicians

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As breast cancer survivorship increases, NPs have taken on long-term patient care.

Interventions effectively increase colon cancer screening rates

Interventions effectively increase colon cancer screening rates

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Multi-level interventions can effectively increase rates of colon cancer screening in a primary care setting.

NPs provide essential health care in underserved populations

NPs provide essential health care in underserved populations

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NPs provide high-quality health care to underserved and uninsured populations throughout the United States.

Gaps exist in clinician knowledge of gout management

Gaps exist in clinician knowledge of gout management

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Ample opportunities exist to increase clinician's knowledge of gout identification and management.

Keep misconceptions in mind when recommending probiotics

Keep misconceptions in mind when recommending probiotics

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When recommending probiotics to patients, NPs should remember that different strains have different health benefits.

Many patients lack knowledge about NSAIDs and their risks

Many patients lack knowledge about NSAIDs and their risks

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Despite the widespread use of NSAIDs to treat pain, many patients lack knowledge about these medications and their risks.

AANP supports bill for full practice authority for NPs in veterans health care

AANP supports bill for full practice authority for NPs in veterans health care

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The AANP held a press conference to support a bill that would grant full practice authority to all NPs within the Veterans Administration healthcare system.

Long-acting reversible contraception effective in nulliparous adolescents

Long-acting reversible contraception effective in nulliparous adolescents

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LARC is safe and effective in nulliparous adolescents and should be considered as a viable alternative to oral contraception.

AANP 2016: A patient-centered mission for NPs

AANP 2016: A patient-centered mission for NPs

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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2016 National Conference takes place in San Antonio from June 21 through June 26.

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