WSGNA Spring Conference ~ Saturday, April 27, 2019

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Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

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BROCHURE NOW AVAILABLE!
VENDOR INFORMATION: Click Here
COURSE SYLLABUS:  Will be available starting April 17th. Thank you for going “GREEN”!
REGISTRATION: Through EVENTBRITE (fees apply) or download brochure, register, and submit via snail mail. Registration deadline is April 18th!

AGENDA ~ Saturday, April 27, 2019:

  • 7:00-7:45 Registration/Vendor Visits/Continental Breakfast
  • 7:45-8:00 Welcome/Announcements
  • 8:00-9:30 “GERD:  Evaluation, Medical, and Surgical Treatment Option” ~ Sally Bowa, MSN, FNP-C, Heartburn Treatment Center Coordinator, Prevea Health, Green Bay and Hassanain Jassim, MD, Bariatric and General Surgeon, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • 9:30-10:00 Break/Vendor Visits
  • 10:00-11:00 Behind the Microscope:  The Offensive Line of Gastroenterology ~ Robert Cutlan, MD, Clinical and Anatomic Pathologist, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • 11:00-12:00 Endoscopic Ultrasound:  From Basic Plays to Advanced Stenting ~ Chaitanya Pant, MD, Gastroenterologist, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch/Final Silent Auction Bidding
    • 12:40-12:55 General Membership Meeting
  • 1:00-2:00  ERCP:  “What You SEE is What You Get”–New Technology in Imaging and Treatment ~ John J. Bosco, MD, Gastroenterologist, Aurora Health, Green Bay
  • 2:00-2:20 Short Break/Announcement of Silent Auction Winners
  • 2:20-3:20 Colon Cancer Screening:  New Options for an Old Problem, Does It Make Sense? ~ John J. Bosco, MD, Gastroenterologist, Aurora Health, Green Bay
  • 3:20-3:30  Closing Remarks/Evaluations  
  • Ongoing:  Word Search Puzzle (1.0 contact hour) ~ Sue Machones, RN, BSN, MSN, CGRN

SPECIAL FRIDAY EVENING EVENT – Optional  – Lambeau Field “Champion” Stadium Tour with WSGNA – April 26th, 7-830 pm, meet in Atrium no later than 6:45 pm.
TOUR FLYER NOW AVAILABLE!  Download to print and send in your reservation/payment by April 11, 2019 or you can register online through EVENTBRITE here (fees apply). 

SILENT AUCTION

A SILENT AUCTION will be taking place during this conference to help raise funds for WSGNA educational scholarships.

• Please consider donating.
• Only cash or checks accepted for payment.
• Contact Lisa Vande Hey for questions.


CONFERENCE CITY – GREEN BAY, WI

Come and be part of the excitement at Lambeau Field on the 2019 NFL Draft Day.  Bring the family and enjoy the activities that the Titletown District has to offer @ https://www.titletown.com/  There’s more to explore in Green Bay @ https://www.greenbay.com/


LODGING

Two lodging venues have been selected to meet the interests of all our members. A block of rooms at special rates are available from Tundra Lodge and Lodge Kohler.  Please note dates when the block of rooms will be released. 

Tundra Lodge – Website
  • Room Blocks Friday 4/26/19 and/or Saturday 4/27/19 
    Room Type:  DQSS (double queen) $119.95 for each night
    All rooms include 4 water park passes
    Check in 4pm, Check out 11am
    Call 1-877-TUNDRAL or 1-877-886–3725 to make reservations!
    Group Name:  WISCONSIN SOCIETY OF GASTROENTEROLOGY NURSES AND ASSOCIATES
    You MUST reserve by Friday, March 29, 2018
    Members and guests are responsible for all room costs and expenses
Lodge Kohler – Website
  • Room Blocks Friday 4/26/19 and/or Saturday, 4/27/19
    Room Type: Village Dbl/Dbl or King, Titletown King, and Lambeau Dbl/Dbl: $129 + tax/night
    Check in 4pm, Check out prior to 12pm
    You MUST call the toll free number:  1-855–407-7346 to make reservations!
    Reference Reservation #1032F7 and state that it is for Wisconsin Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates.
    Rooms MUST be reserved by Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 5 pm CDT
    Members and guests are responsible for all room costs and expenses

FACULTY
  • John J. Bosco, MD, Gastroenterologist, Aurora Health, Green Bay
  • Sally Bowa, MSN, FNP-C, Heartburn Treatment Center Coordinator, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • Hassanain Jassim, MD, Bariatric and General Surgeon, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • Robert Cutlan, MD, Clinical and Anatomic Pathologist, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • Chaitanya Pant, MD, Gastroenterologist, Prevea Health, Green Bay
  • Sue Machones, RN, BSN, MSN, CGRN, ProHealth Care, Waukesha

PLANNING COMMITTEE

PROGRAM GOALS

  • To provide continuing education for gastroenterology nurses and associates.
  • To foster evidence-based practice in gastroenterology.
  • To facilitate networking among GI and endoscopy professionals.
  • To promote SGNA-WSGNA; our professional national and regional organizations respectively.

NURSING CONTACT HOURS

  • Provider approved by the California Board of Nursing, License No. CEP16649.
  • 6.5 GI Specific contact hours have been applied for through ABCGN (American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses)
  • Full attendance and completion of the evaluation is required to receive contact hours.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Refunds for cancellation less a $25 handling charge if written request is received by April 18, 2019.  Send e-mail to wisconsin.sgna@gmail