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Join us for the CSGNA National Conference, October 1-3, 2020 in Calgary, AB! The 2020 CSGNA Conference "For Guts & Glory" is the largest gathering of healthcare professionals, Associates and decision-makers, with a focus on gastroenterology nursing, in Canada. Featuring high-profile keynote speakers; cutting-edge panels on current issues in gastroenterology nursing; and a wealth of networking activities, the conference is the country’s premier event for evidence-informed discussion and debate on health care. The CSGNA Conference will feature a multi-disciplinary educational program, renowned guest speakers, an extensive two-day trade show, and a great social program.


Join us in Calgary, AB for the 2020 CSGNA National Conference!

"For Guts & Glory!"

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"For Guts & Glory!"

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Specialty association membership discount
Nurses who are members of their national specialty association SAVE 20% on their initial or renewal application fees. (Discount cannot be applied to rewrite applications.) Contact your association to obtain a discount voucher.
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CNA Gastroenterology Exam- Challenge:

Looking to further your knowledge in gastroenterology, do not miss the chance to become CNA certified in gastroenterology. Being CNA certified shows that you’re committed to an advanced standard of professional competence and have a comprehensive understanding of your nursing specialty. Application window for spring 2019 is January 10 – March 31 and for Fall 2019 is June 3 – September 12.

For more information regarding the exam, click the attachments below or visit Canadian Nurses Association website:

CNA Certification- English CNA Certification- French

Join Us in St. John, NL for the 2019 CSGNA National Conference!

Early Bird Registration Ends August 7. Save $100!


CSGNA is the National leader in Gastroenterology (GI) Nursing contributing to and providing access to, evidence-based standards, guidelines, position statements, expert opinions, publications, and education. CSGNA collaborates and partners with organizations and health care groups to provide advocacy, contributions to research, statistics, and a diverse network of GI Nursing Professionals and associates.

IBD Scholarship Opportunity for Post-secondary students:

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is proud to launch the annual AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program.

Did you know that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are most frequently diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 30, with the typical onset being in the early 20s? A recent study found that 69% of people who had Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis when they were young were delayed in completing their post-secondary education.

The AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program recognizes the obstacles faced by students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and supports them in rising above their personal challenges in pursuit of their dreams.

Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend 10 one-time scholarships of $5,000 to students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution for the fall semester of 2019. The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is a competitive bursary.

Application deadline is June 1, 2019. For more information or to access the online application, please visit



Maria Cirocco - November 16, 1955 – July 14, 2018

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"CSGNA Membership has been an enriching experience for me both on a professional and personal level. I have felt supported by the Association and have met many wonderful GI nurses in the 16 years of membership."


Lorraine, Majcen, RN, CGN(C),
National Secretary