Patient & Family Education

One of the most rewarding aspects of being a nurse is the ability and privilege to educate patients and their families. APGNN has an active Patient & Family Education Committee, dedicated to developing education materials related to Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. The committee works in collaboration with NASPGHAN’s Public Education Committee and content is available through the GIKids website ( 

Explore for a variety of topics and resources, including:

  • The Complete Constipation Care package 
  • “The Poo in You” video for constipation and encopresis
  • “Doc4Me” App to help transition IBD patients to adult care
  • Celiac Disease Information including videos and handouts
  • Liver disease, including Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 
  • Information on common procedures and tests, such as capsule endoscopy through “Cappy’s Greatest Adventure”
  • Information sheet for Infliximab


If you are interested in joining the APGNN Patient & Family Education Committee, please email the Committee Chair, Katie Rowell, at:


More can also be found by logging into the Members Only section which unlocks special content for APGNN members, such as learning modules and telephone triage materials.


4 Related Files


  Portable Document Format Infliximab Information Sheet 60 K   Published May 12, 2019   view
  Portable Document Format Constipation Care Package 2,112 K   Published May 12, 2019   view
  Portable Document Format Celiac Disease Information Sheet 405 K   Published May 12, 2019   view
  Portable Document Format NAFLD Information Sheet 1,621 K   Published May 12, 2019   view