NP Pulse: The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner (AANP)

NP Pulse: The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner (AANP)

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) brings you discussions around the most important topics and issues related to nurse practitioner (NP) practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership. Tune in each month for stories and in-depth conversations with NPs and health care leaders that you can’t hear anywhere else.

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April 27, 2021 63 min

About 25% of patients with diabetes also have chronic kidney disease. Join our guests, nurse practitioners Timothy Ray and Debbie Hinnen, as they discuss the ins and outs of chronic kidney disease and offer valuable insights into caring for our patients.

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Resources from this episode:

  • Free CE: Chronic Kidney Disease and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Toolkit
  • 2021 AANP National Conference
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    NPs are known for our excellent patient care, but how many of us fall short when it comes to caring for ourselves? NP and wellness guru Dr. Mimi Secor talks about her personal life transformation and gives valuable tips for owning your own wellness.

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    Resources from this episode:

  • AANP NP Wellness Resources
  • 2021 AANP National Conference
  • For more information from Dr. Secor, text DRMIMI to 26360
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    As COVID-19 vaccines become more available, there are still many of our patients who have concerns. Our guest, NP Brian Goodroad, shares some history behind why certain patient populations may be hesitant and discusses communication methods for speaking with them.

     

    Resources from this episode:

  • AANP COVID-19 Resources
  • COVID-19 Continuing Education
  • CASE Method Article
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    March 18, 2021 24 min

    On March 1, 2021, Jon D. Fanning, MS, CAE, CNED, became the Chief Executive Officer of AANP. Hear how Jon’s extensive experience in strategic planning, driving membership growth and developing advocacy initiatives will guide AANP moving forward.

     

    Resources from this episode:

  • AANP Member Benefits
  • Meet the CEO
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    The recent overhaul to the E/M coding system has left many of us with more questions than answers. Today we welcome Lynn Rapsilber, a well-known NP expert in billing and coding, to unpack these changes, talk about incident-to and more.

     

    Resources from this episode:

  • 2021 AANP National Conference
  • AANP Reimbursement Resources
  • Report a Reimbursement Issue
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    Living with type 2 diabetes puts our patients at higher risk for heart disease and stroke, but many of them don’t always think about that as a “traditional” risk factor. NPs Doreen Cassarino and Cindy Lamendola join us to today to discuss this issue.

     

    Resources from this episode:

  • Know Diabetes by Heart Resources
  • Continuing Education
  • AANP Endocrine Community
  • AANP Cardiology Community
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    February 12, 2021 54 min

    Today we welcome three distinguished guests, NPs Mary Chesney, Susan VanBeuge and Tay Kopanos, to provide clarity on Full Practice Authority for NPs, how advocacy is put into practice and ultimately how this complex issue filters down to your daily work.

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    Resources from this episode:

  • AANP State Advocacy Information
  • Health Policy Conference
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    January 22, 2021 43 min

    AANP director of reimbursement and regulatory affairs, Frank Harrington, speaks about the latest rules, regulations, payment models, incident-to and pay parity in nurse practitioner reimbursement.

     

    Resources from this episode:

  • AANP Reimbursement Resources
  • Report a Reimbursement Issue
  • AANP Advocacy Information
  • 2021 AANP Health Policy Conference
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    Nurse practitioner telehealth experts Tearsanee Carlisle Davis and Robin Arends and AANP director of reimbursement and regulatory affairs, Frank Harrington, speak about the growth of telehealth, access to care in rural populations, reimbursement for telehealth services and more.

     

    Resources from this episode:

  • AANP Health Informatics and Telehealth Community
  • AANP Government Affairs Update Newsletter Archive
  • AANP State Advocacy Info...
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    December 21, 2020 44 min

    Nurse practitioners Sharon Fruh and Angie Golden provide insight and tips for health care providers to help patients combating obesity better deal with stress that might otherwise complicate treatment.

     

    This episode is sponsored by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

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    Nurse practitioner Sandra Christensen and physician assistant Karlijn Burridge discuss their first-hand experiences in obesity care and provide insight, expertise and tips for health care providers to better communicate with patients combating this chronic health condition.

     

    This episode is sponsored by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

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    AANP speaks with experts in diabetes care to get their first-hand experiences, expertise and tips for health care providers to best meet the needs of their patients.

     

    This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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    AANP sits down with America’s Doctor, the Surgeon General of the United States VADM Jerome Adams to talk about COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution, keeping health care workers safe and healthy, and what we can all expect to see happen over the next several months.

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    The third entry in the 2020 NP Week series, NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together., features NP pioneer Dr. Jan Towers. Dr. Towers was pivotal in laying the groundwork for the advancement of the NP role and in large part responsible for the formation of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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    In episode two of the 2020 NP Week series, AANP sits down with retired Naval Nurse Corps officer, Vietnam War veteran and family nurse practitioner Dr. Nick Burnett to talk about his journey from pre-nursing to becoming an NP entrepreneur providing much needed health care in rural communities.

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    In the first of a four-part 2020 NP Week series, nurse practitioner icon Dr. Jean Aertker reflects on the history of the NP role, where we’ve been, where we’re going and the grassroots advocacy that brought us to this point.

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    The four-part 2020 NP Week series ends with a bang as AANP welcomes the co-founder of the NP role. The legend herself, Dr. Loretta Ford, started it all in 1965 by seeing a need, stepping up, co-creating the NP role and preparing the first generation of nurse practitioners!

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    AANP sits down with Dr. Randy Rasch, Dr. Sheldon Fields, Captain James Dickens, Dr. Kahlil Demonbreun and Captain Edward Poindexter as they share their unique insights and experiences as male, nurse practitioner leaders of color.

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    How can nurse practitioners take the lead in navigating infectious disease control? How has the clever and ferocious coronavirus changed the game for health care providers and what can we expect heading into flu season? AANP President Sophia Thomas sits down with nurse practitioner experts Dr. Hudson Garrett and Dr. Ruth Carrico for a candid discussion in part one of this two-part conversation.

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    Part two of the COVID-19 and infectious disease conversation with nurse practitioner experts Dr. Hudson Garrett and Dr. Ruth Carrico.

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