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ACP offers free DVDs and guidebooks designed to help educate you on a variety of conditions, including COPD, gout, diabetes, and HIV.

Each topic is covered extensively in a DVD and and several of the DVDs also come with a guidebook with information from physicians about the causes, risk factors, and treatment options of each disease.

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Visit 1: Assessing Cognition and Recommending Follow-up
Alzheimer's Disease Visit 2: Disclosing an Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Peer-to-Peer Discussion of Important Aspects of Assessing Cognition and Disclosing Alzheimer's Disease during Primary Care Visits

This three-program series was developed to help physicians assess for possible cognitive impairment and disclose an Alzheimer's disease diagnoses. Order here


How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Disc Style)
How to Use a Powder Inhaler (Egg Style)
How to Use an Inhaler without a Spacer
How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer

This four-part DVD shows step-by-step instructions for using a egg-style powder inhaler, a disc-style powder inhaler, an inhaler without a spacer, and an inhaler with a spacer. Order here


PreDiabetes: An Overview
PreDiabetes and Proper Diet
PreDiabetes: Increasing Activity

This series of videos provides an overview of prediabetes, a common condition usually seen in patients who are overweight or obese. Order here

Heart Health

Acute Coronary Syndrome DVD: Preparing for Your First Doctor's Visit After Hospital Discharge and Medications After a Heart Attack

Two patient videos geared to empower patients to actively engage in their care are available to healthcare providers and patients. Topics include medications given after an initial cardiac event and preparing for a patient's first doctor's visit following discharge from the hospital after a heart attack. Order here

Other Topics

Managing Your High Cholesterol: A Guide for Patients and Families

Having high cholesterol levels can be frustrating. Lifestyle changes, such as losing weight or exercising, are important parts of lowering cholesterol, but for some people, medicine may also be needed. The good news: many medicines are available, so talk to your doctor about what might be the best way for you to lower your cholesterol. This program can help you improve your cholesterol health by understanding what causes high cholesterol levels, learning ways to lower high cholesterol, and talking with your doctor to get the care you need. Order here.


This DVD and booklet explains what COPD is and how patients and healthcare professionals can work together to manage it. It includes information about what causes COPD, how COPD can be treated and ways to remain active with COPD. Order here


This booklet and DVD program explain the basics of gout and how it can be successfully managed. It covers the causes of gout, how to relieve gout pain and ways to reduce the risk of future gout attacks. Order here

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency: A Guide for Patients

This booklet and DVD explains what exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is, its signs and symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and how to successfully manage the condition. Order here

Relief in Sight: Coping with Long-Lasting Pain

This DVD and booklet explains the options for pain management and how patients and healthcare professionals can work together to find a treatment plan that works. Order here

Simple HIV Facts

The Simple HIV Facts DVD explains the basics of HIV, how to get tested, and how to prevent spreading the infection. Order here

Excess Weight and Your Health

This booklet and DVD helps patients learn how to manage their weight through nutrition and fitness tips. It also explores other options for weight control like medicines and surgery. Order here

Patient Education Videos

View ACP videos on a range of topics including asthma, diabetes, weight loss options and much more.


Downloadable patient tip sheets with important information developed to help you manage your health.