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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.

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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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

18. Vaccinations in Hesitant Populations

3/29/2021
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 ResourcesCOVID-19 Continuing EducationCASE Method Article Click here to join AANP today!

Duration:00:33:41

17. Meet the New AANP CEO

3/18/2021
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 BenefitsMeet the CEO Click here to join AANP today!

Duration:00:24:55

16. E/M Coding: Unpacking the Changes

3/4/2021
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 ConferenceAANP Reimbursement ResourcesReport a Reimbursement Issue Join AANP today!

Duration:00:33:50

15. Know Diabetes by Heart: The Intersection of Diabetes and Heart Disease

2/23/2021
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 ResourcesContinuing EducationAANP Endocrine CommunityAANP Cardiology Community Click here to join AANP today!

Duration:00:43:33

14. What is Full Practice Authority (FPA)?

2/12/2021
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. Join AANP today! Resources from this episode: AANP State Advocacy InformationHealth Policy Conference

Duration:00:54:39

13. Nurse Practitioner Reimbursement

1/22/2021
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 ResourcesReport a Reimbursement IssueAANP Advocacy Information2021 AANP Health Policy Conference Join AANP today! After the recording of this podcast, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 was signed into law which made some...

Duration:00:43:11

12. Telehealth: Access, Implementation and Reimbursement

12/26/2020
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 CommunityAANP Government Affairs Update Newsletter ArchiveAANP State Advocacy Information Learn about AANP membership.

Duration:00:58:53

11. Obesity Care: Managing Patient Stress

12/21/2020
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.

Duration:00:44:04

10. Losing the Stigma: How to Talk About Obesity

12/9/2020
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.

Duration:00:45:27

09. Diabetic Retinopathy: Meeting Patient Needs

12/4/2020
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.

Duration:00:36:51

08. The Surgeon General of the United States

11/24/2020
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.

Duration:00:25:27

06. NP Week: Jan Towers – NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together.

11/11/2020
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.

Duration:00:33:46

04. NP Week: Jean Aertker – NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together.

11/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:44:13

05. NP Week: Nick Burnett – NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together.

11/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:44:33

07. NP Week: Loretta Ford – NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together.

11/7/2020
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!

Duration:00:49:59

03. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the NP Role

10/9/2020
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.

Duration:01:13:31

01. Part 1: Infectious Disease Control - Before and After COVID

9/17/2020
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.

Duration:00:43:35

02. Part 2: Infectious Disease Control - Before and After COVID

9/17/2020
Part two of the COVID-19 and infectious disease conversation with nurse practitioner experts Dr. Hudson Garrett and Dr. Ruth Carrico.

Duration:00:47:29