WSGNA 20/20
“FOCUS ON GI”

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Potawatomi Hotel and Casino
1721 W Canal St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

BROCHURE   Download and post in your department… hope to ‘see’ you all there!
REGISTRATION for Saturday, April 25 via EVENTBRITE

SPECIAL FRIDAY EVENING EVENT REGISTRATION via EVENTBRITE

LIVE STREAM OPTION AVAILABLE if you can’t make it to Milwaukee!

CONFERENCE FEES

□ WSGNA/SGNA Nurse Member $75
□ WSGNA/SGNA Associate $50
□ Non-member Nurse $100
□ Non-member Tech/student $65
□ Live Streaming: WSGNA/SGNA Member $100
□ Live Streaming: Non-Member $125

COURSE SYLLABUS (Unavailable at this time)

The course syllabus is “green” and will be available starting April 18, 2020
Thank you for continually supporting ” going green”.

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.

PROGRAM

7:00-7:50 Registration/Vendor Visits/Continental Breakfast

7:30-7:50 WSGNA Member Meeting (Agenda available one week prior)

7:50-8:00 Welcome/ Announcements

Conference Co-Chairs: Cathy Johnson and Amy Schultz

8:00-9:00: “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” – Sedation in GI

Speaker: Joseph Strosin, MD Anesthesia

9:00-9:45: “Do You See What I See” – Endoscopic Ultrasound

Speaker: Joseph Schowalter, DO Gastroenterology

9:45-10:15 Break/Vendor Visits

10:15-11:00: ” Hidden in Plane Sight” – Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Speaker: Mohammed Qadeer, MD Gastroenterology

11:00- 11:45: “Tunnel Vision” – POEM/POP

Speaker: Mohammed Qadeer, MD, Gastroenterology

11:45-12:45: Lunch/Vendor Visits/Final Silent Auction Bidding

12:45-2:00: “Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Where the Bugs Hide” – Biofilm and Reprocessing in GI

Speaker: Wava Truscott, PhD, MBA

2:00-2:15: Break / Silent Auction Winners Announcement

2:15-3:15: “Focus on EoE” – Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Speaker: Patrick Sanvanson, MD, Gastroenterology

3:15-3:45: “Seeing the Bigger Picture” – H2 Blockers, PPI’s, and the APNP’s Role in GI

Speaker: Casey Fisher, MSN, APNP

3:45- 4:00 Closing Remarks/Course Evaluations

Every attempt to present sessions as described will be made. The Conference Planning Committee reserves the right to cancel presentations or make substitutions of comparable quality due to unforeseen circumstances.

LIVE STREAM ATTENDEES

  • You will receive contact hours for attending as in person. You will be able to participate and ask questions of the speakers via text chat.
  • You will receive an email with instructions on how to sign in within one week of conference.
  • If you’ve watched YouTube videos before you should have no problem watching the live stream for this conference.

NURSING CONTACT HOURS 

  • 7.25 contact hours are applied for which includes
    1.0 contact hour for a crossword puzzle.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of
    Nursing, License No. CEP16649.
  • 7.25 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 fee if written request is received by April 18, 2020. Send email to wisconsin.sgna@gmail.com**

PLANNING COMMITTEE

  • Cathy Johnson, BSN, RN, CGRN- Conference Co-chair, Venue|Speakers
  • Amy Schultz, GTS- Conference Co-chair, Vendors|Brochure|Eventbrite Registration
  • Cynthia Collins, MSN, BSN, RN, CGRN- Contact Hours
  • Dawn Ferrell, BSN, RN, CGRN- Saturday Registration
  • Paula Harty,  RN, CGRN- Friday Night Registration
  • Amy Komp, BSN, RN, CGRN- Speakers|Vendors
  • Sue Machones, MSN, BSN, RN, CGRN- Crossword Puzzle
  • Ryan Schroeder, BSN, RN, CGRN- Syllabus|Folders

CONFERENCE VENUE ~ACCOMMODATIONS

A block of rooms is reserved for Friday, April 24th
and Saturday, April 25th, 2020 at:

Potawatomi Hotel and Casino
Tel:844-217-4100
RESERVATIONS

Click Book a Room, Click More Options
Group Code: WSG04242020
• Reserve rooms by April 8th for reduced rate of
$129 plus tax/fees.
• A $75 charge will occur if room is cancelled
within 24 hours of stay.
• Free Valet parking available to hotel guests.
• Complimentary ramp parking for all
attendees.
• Complimentary shuttle service available for
hotel guests to downtown and airport.