PLAN NOW TO ATTEND… SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019

We would like to give you a little peak at the upcoming conference and an opportunity to reserve your hotel now!
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Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

   WSGNA Spring Conference 2019
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BROCHURE / AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE!

REGISTRATION: Coming soon through Eventbrite

Agenda:

  • 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”

    Speaker:  Sally Bowa, MSN, FNP-C, Heartburn Treatment Center Coordinator, Prevea Health, Green Bay

                    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

    Speaker:  Robert Cutlan, MD, Clinical and Anatomic Pathologist, Prevea Health, Green Bay

    11:00-12:00 Endoscopic Ultrasound:  From Basic Plays to Advanced Stenting

    Speaker:  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

    Speaker:  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?

    Speaker:  John J. Bosco, MD, Gastroenterologist, Aurora Health, Green Bay

    3:20-3:30  Closing Remarks/Evaluations  

    Ongoing:  WordSearch Puzzle (1.0 contact hour)

    Sue Machones, RN, BSN, MSN, CGRN


FRIDAY EVENING EVENT – Optional  – Lambeau Field “Champion” Stadium Tour with WSGNA.
TOUR FLYER NOW AVAILABLE!  Download and print or register through Eventbrite.

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
    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 or Titletown King $129 for each night
    Check in 4pm, Check out prior to 12pm
    All Rooms are NON-SMOKING
    You MUST call the toll free number:  1-855–407-7346
    You MUST reference RESERVATION # 1032F7 and REITERATE that it is for “Wisconsin Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates” (WSGNA)
    Rooms MUST be reserved by Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 5 pm CDT
    Members and guests are responsible for all room costs and expenses

 

PROGRAM CHAIR
Rie-ann Jansen, RN, BSN, CGRN
St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center – Green Bay