The purpose of SGNA’s Transition to Practice Program is to supplement the content, training, and practice of those transitioning into gastroenterology nursing.
SGNA’s Transition to Practice Program was developed and reviewed by GI nurses with a plethora of experience including as educators, nurse managers, Infection Prevention Champions, committee members and chairs, and board members for organizations in the gastroenterology field.
Topics included in this online, self-paced program are Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract; Endoscopes and Accessory Equipment; Infection Prevention; Moderate Sedation; and Role Delineation in GI Nursing.
The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course is worth 4.25 contact hour(s). Contact hour(s) expire on 3/29/2022.
SGNA is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11579. Check with your state board of nursing for acceptability of education sessions for re-licensure.
ABCGN: According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 3.67 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN. Contact Hour(s) Expiration: 2/14/2021.
CBSPD: According to the criteria of the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD), 4.25 contact hour(s) earned in this activity are considered approved. Contact Hour(s) Expiration: February 2024
IAHCSMM: According to the criteria of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), 4.25 CE earned in this activity are considered approved. Contact Hour(s) Expiration: 2/12/2021.
NOTE: Registration for this product expires after 180 days.