1. Burchfield, Dariele RN, CGRN
  2. Goller, Sandra RN, CGRN

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This session will review the celiac plexus block and celiac plexus neurolysis procedures. This review will include a case study with physician assessment and workup, the nursing assessment and preparation of the patient, and preprocedure equipment and set up. Intra- and postprocedure, helpful hints, and billing codes will also be discussed. In addition, future injection therapy for endoscopic ultrasound will be covered including chemotherapeutic agents into tumors and alcohol injection into pancreatic cysts.


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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.