Action for Health: Understanding Fibromyalgia
Includes educational material created by expert NPs to support the education of patients with Fibromyalgia. AANP produced the educational tool through support from Forest Laboratories. Virtual copies of the patient flipchart and a tearsheet handout for patients are available for download as a pdf.
- UNDERSTANDING FIBROMYALGIA (PDF) - The online version of the fibromyalgia flipchart is available for download. Only the "patient view" version is included.
- FIBROMYALGIA TEARSHEET (PDF) – This double sided handout is used to reinforce key messages from the flipchart and included space for individualized notes.
AANP Fibromyalgia Resources
The following resources were developed by a NP advisory group convened by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with funding from Pfizer.
External Fibromyalgia Resources
The following websites include information for patients with fibromyalgia and health-care providers. Inclusion of links does not imply AANP endorsement.
Fibromyalgia General Information Sheets/Articles
- Fibromyalgia Fact Sheet from the American College of Rheumatology
- Fibromyalgia from the Mayo Clinic
- Questions & Answers about Fibromyalgia from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
- Fibromyalgia Guide from WebMD
- Fibromyalgia from EMedicine Health
- Patient Information: Fibromyalgia from UpToDate