What Being an SGNA Member Means.


What Being Certified Means



Become a CGRN and show your professional commitment to your GI Specialty.

Registration window for Spring Exam is now open. It will close on February 28, 2019 at 5PM EST.
Testing window is May 1 to May 31, 2019.

Registration window for Fall Exam is June 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019 at 5PM EST. 
Testing window is October 1 to October 31, 2019.

ABCGN Certification Center

Requirements for recertification has changed. Below is the new and old requirements

75 Contact hours every 5 years (old 100 hrs)

  • 60 GI specific contact hours (old 80 hrs)

  • 30 of these GI specific must be live nursing Seminars (old 40hrs)

Educational Information:

Clinical Care Options (CEUs available -- Hepatitis)
Gastroenterology Nursing Journal Website (CEUs available with cost)
NetCE Continuing Education (CEUs available with cost)

Digestive Health Information:

World Gastroenterology Organisation
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Colon/Rectal Cancer Sites:

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition Answer Line: 1-877-4CRC-111)
Colon Cancer Alliance
United Ostomy Associations of America
Colon Rectal Care Line 1-866-657-8634. Helps with insurance and financial matters.