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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AANP inaugurates Joyce Knestrick as new president

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has sworn in Joyce Knestrick, CRNP, FAANP, as the organization’s new…
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Take ‘innovative’ approach to managing obesity

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Understanding and overcoming barriers to managing patients with overweight and obesity is taking on even greater importance as…
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Treatment of acute rhinosinusitis difficult because of increasing antimicrobial resistance

June 22, 2017
MS, APRN, FNP,PHILADELPHIA — Antimicrobial resistance to all Streptococcus pneumoniae has been estimated at 30% to 40% for products…
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Better understanding needed on differentiating, managing different forms of insomnia

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Insomnia is a poorly understood medical condition, meaning it is often not diagnosed or appropriately treated, according to a…

Absorption level of daily intranasal corticosteroids has wide range, is product dependent

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Although some may be concerned about the use of intranasal corticosteroids for the treatment of allergic rhinitis because to…
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Point of care screening model outperforms conventional breast cancer screening methods

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Health care providers who followed a point of care integrated breast cancer screening model referred more patients, and had more…
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Patient engagement is critical to treat chronic pain, opioid use disorder

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA —  Successfully treating patients with chronic pain and opioid use disorder must involve the patient being actively engaged…
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PCPs, NPs, 'have responsibility' to inform patients of less expensive medications

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Primary care physicians need to play a more active role in helping their patients get the best price for medications, according…
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Organic causes of pediatric abdominal pain common in primary care

June 21, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Between 2% and 4% of all pediatric outpatient visits reference abdominal pain, with 3% to 8% having organic causes that create…
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AANP Opening Ceremony: Health care revolution starts now

June 21, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — To kick off the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Annual Meeting, keynote speaker Stephen K. Klasko