American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

Healio brings you the highlights from the national conference of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AANP's national conference, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians.
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Depression screening lacks in patients with diabetes

June 30, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Depression and other psychological concerns in patients with diabetes suggeststhat the appointment ‘check-in’ with…
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Uncontrolled asthma in teens may lead to low self-esteem, drug use

June 29, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Teenagers are more likely to be noncompliant with their asthma controller medications, which may lead to self-esteem issues and…
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Increased awareness of ‘drunkorexia’ needed

June 29, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Although medical professionals may not have heard of “drunkorexia,” they can quickly ascertain if a person is…
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Fluoride varnish applications increase in pediatricians’ offices when offered

June 29, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — More children are likely to receive fluoride varnish to protect both their primary and adult teeth from decay when fluoride is…
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Treatment of pediatric obesity comorbidities simplified in new algorithm

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — A new set of guidelines for managing comorbidities associated with pediatric obesity, including dyslipidemia, thyroid conditions…
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Stay connected to changing data, guidelines on contraception

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Although contraception options may seem boilerplate, health care providers should to stay up to date on the latest contraception…
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Diabetes should be discussed with women of reproductive age

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — No matter the reason a woman of reproductive age with diabetes goes to see a medical professional, her diabetes must be part of…
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Updated CDC guidelines for neonatal HBV testing prevent misclassification

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Shortening the time frame in which an infant receives post-vaccination serologic testing for hepatitis B from 9 to 18 months to…
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Insufficient evidence to support pediatric medicinal marijuana use

June 27, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — The use of cannabis products in the pediatric population for a variety of conditions, including seizures and psychiatric…
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Tailor workouts to the patient’s diabetic condition

June 27, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Individualized exercise protocols may vary depending on the specific diabetic condition a person has, according to a presenter…

Meeting Calendar

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

June 20, 2017 - June 25, 2017

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