1. Allaire, Jane A. RN, CGRN

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This presentation will discuss current standards of care for colorectal cancer screening as well as the technology of virtual colonoscopy. Examples of virtual colonoscopy-generated images of polyps compared to optical colonoscopy will be presented. Comparative results from a study of virtual colonoscopy and optical colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening in an average-risk population will be discussed. Patient preparation, tolerance, and acceptance of this new modality will be presented.


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We are pleased to present the Abstracts from the SGNA's 32nd Annual Course: Passion for GI Nursing: Pass It On!! The diversity of these topics certainly reflects the richness and breadth of our specialty. In keeping with the tradition of the Annual Course, we hope the following abstracts will encourage discussions for improving nursing practice and patient care outcomes.