NP Pulse: The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner (AANP)
20. Chronic Kidney Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

20. Chronic Kidney Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

April 27, 2021

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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19. NP Wellness: Managing Stress, Burnout and Living a Healthy Life

19. NP Wellness: Managing Stress, Burnout and Living a Healthy Life

April 22, 2021

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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18. Vaccinations in Hesitant Populations

18. Vaccinations in Hesitant Populations

March 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.

 

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17. Meet the New AANP CEO

17. Meet the New AANP CEO

March 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.

 

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16. E/M Coding: Unpacking the Changes

16. E/M Coding: Unpacking the Changes

March 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.

 

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

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

February 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.

 

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14. What is Full Practice Authority (FPA)?

14. What is Full Practice Authority (FPA)?

February 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.

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13. Nurse Practitioner Reimbursement

13. Nurse Practitioner Reimbursement

January 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.

 

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After the recording of this podcast, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 was signed into law which made some adjustments to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. CMS has provided updated guidance  regarding the impact that these changes will have on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2021 and future years.

12. Telehealth: Access, Implementation and Reimbursement

12. Telehealth: Access, Implementation and Reimbursement

December 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.

 

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11. Obesity Care: Managing Patient Stress

11. Obesity Care: Managing Patient Stress

December 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.

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