1. Cary, Linda BSN, RN, CGRN
  2. Murray, Gina BSN, RN

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The purpose of this presentation is to introduce endoscopy nurses to eosinophilic esophagitis and its impact on the healthcare professional and patient/ family systems. The presenters will briefly discuss the disease of eosinophilic esophagitis, including pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, causes, potential treatment modalities, and prognosis. The impact of the disease on the health care professional, especially the endoscopy and clinical nurse will be discussed. The impact of the disease on the patient and the family will be discussed at length. Two nurses who have personal and professional experience with patients and families who are affected by this disease will present this information with an open discussion to follow.


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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.