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The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) is soliciting presentation abstracts for the 39th Annual Course. We welcome proposals that have innovative and practical application for nurses and associates in the practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy.


Updated criteria that abstracts will be reviewed against can be found on the SGNA Web site.


The grid below lists the types of sessions.


The 2012 Program Committee is especially interested in presentations on the following topics, though all abstracts are welcome:


* GI Diseases


* Procedures (ERCP, EUS, etc.)


* Emerging Technology


* Legal Issues


* Legislative


* Nursing Assistive Personnel


* Research Study


* Manometry


* Pediatric


* Pulmonary



The Committee would also like to see more abstracts submitted that would benefit those professionals learning at the Proficient and Expert levels.

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Abstracts should be within 200 words and should include how you plan to present your material. This can be submitted via the SGNA Web site at:


Abstracts must be received no later than June 17, 2011.


These reviews will be blind; rating will be done without knowledge of presenters' names and/or affiliations. Applicants will be notified of the Program Committee's decision by August 31, 2011.