Kentucky SGNA is a Regional Society of SGNA. This Regional Society's primary purpose is to bring the benefits of national membership to SGNA members at the local level. In recognition of SGNA's purposes, these purposes for which the Regional Society has been formed and will be operated are:
to unite in one Regional Society persons engaged in any capacity in the fields of gastroenterology and/or endoscopy nursing;
to encourage and develop educational programs for persons in such fields;
to advance the technology, science and arts of practitioners in such fields;
to advocate optimal care for patients with digestive disease and those undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
to cooperate with other professional societies, corporations and governmental bodies involved in such fields.
The KY SGNA was formed in 1989 to promote education and networking for GI nurses and associates in the Kentucky area. The Society has been active in promoting community education by teleconferences, health fairs, as well as newspaper articles.
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