1. Barman, Kristine BSN, RN, CGRN
  2. Gates, Deborah MS, BS, RN, CGRN
  3. Rozek, Patricia BSN, RN
  4. Schneider, Sandra RN, CGRN

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This workshop will center on a hands-on equipment demonstration focusing on basic ERCP and its accessories using a step-by-step approach. The goal of this workshop is to develop through return demonstration an understanding of the equipment used and their effect. Demonstrations will include initial cannulation, catheter and guidewire exchanges, guidewire manipulation, plastic stent placement, specimen collection, sphincterotomy, occlusion retrieval balloons, and balloon and catheter dilations.


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We are pleased to present the abstracts from sgna's 36th annual course, SGNA: your gateway to opportunity. 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.