Best of SGNA 49th Annual Course

Attend the Best of the SGNA 49th Annual Course!

The Best of the 49th Annual Course will feature four of the highest rated sessions presented at the 49th Annual Course and a presentation from ABCGN on fulfilling recertification requirements. Attendees will be able to earn up to 5.5 contact hours and participate in live Q&A with speakers. This program is a great opportunity for those that missed the Annual Course in Salt Lake City or those that weren’t able to attend this sessions while onsite. 

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Friday, October 28, 2022

All times listed below are live education sessions and are in Central Time Zone

8:00 am – 8:05 am        Welcome Remarks
8:05 am – 9:05 am    

CS-01: A, B, C's of Hepatitis 

Peter Buch MD

Need a practical review of Hepatitis A, B and C?  Please join Dr. Peter Buch who will present a case based and fun analysis which you can immediately use in your practice.

1 contact hour (GI-specific Category 1, HSPA)

9:05 am – 9:15 am Break
9:15 am – 10:15 am

CS-02: Eosinophilic esophagitis: What Nurses Want to Know

Amiko Uchida MD

Tune in to this session to learn more about Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a chronic disease of the esophagus.

1 contact hour (GI-specific Category 1, HSPA, CBSPD)

10:15 am – 10:25 am Break
10:25 am – 11:25 am

CS-03: GI Health & Autoimmune Diseases – What is the Link?

Paula Gallagher MFN RD LD

It appears that everyone is preoccupied with their gut. Whether it is a patient complaining of abdominal pain, a friend who is avoiding gluten, or a family member trying to choose the best probiotic, gut health has become a top priority. The internet is booming with supplements and books to boost your gut microbiota. But, who can you believe? In this presentation learn to decipher fact from fiction so you can guide yourself and your patients to the truth.

1 contact hour (GI-specific Category 1, HSPA)

11:25 am – 11:35 am Break
11:35 am – 12:35 pm

CS-04: Gastroparesis: Exploring the Latest Research and Treatment for This Perplexing Condition 

Nikolai Bildzukewicz MD FACS

Gastroparesis means partial paralysis of the stomach and often this leads to bacterial overgrowth and bezoars. Tune into this session to learn more.

1 contact hour (GI-specific Category 1, HSPA)

12:35 pm – 12:45 pm Break
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm


Mohammad Al-Haddad MD

Tune in to this session to learn more about EMR and ESD.

1 contact hour (GI-specific Category 1, HSPA)

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

CS-06: Tips for Recertification Presented by ABCGN

0.5 contact hours

2:30pm – 2:45 pm

CS-07: SGNA's Educational Offerings and Closing

All sessions will be available to watch on-demand until December 1, 2022. 

Event Pricing

Category Price
 SGNA Member $150
 Non-Member $225
 Student $50

*If you do not know your login information, please e-mail SGNA Headquarters at or call 312.321.5165 (SGNA).

**Student members must be enrolled in an accredited school or college of nursing program and advancing towards a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or Associate Degree in Nursing. Student members must be working towards their initial licensure, not valid for students seeking advanced degrees. Learn more about SGNA student memberships

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Registration Confirmation

You will receive a registration confirmation by email when you register online. This email will contain important details about the event.

Cancellation Policy

SGNA will not accept any cancellation requests for registrations for the Best of the SGNA 49th Annual Course as content will be available on-demand until December 1, 2022 for all paid registrants.

Valid Methods of Payment

Acceptable methods of payment are Check, Money Order, Cash, MasterCard, Visa and American Express. If you selected “send me an invoice” and decide to pay by credit card, you can do so by logging into the SGNA portal.

Member Discount

To receive member rates, your 2022 membership dues must be paid in full. To become an SGNA member, join online at or call 312.321.5165.

Contact: All registration questions:
Phone: 312.321.5165
Mail: SGNA, 8280 Solutions Center, Chicago, IL 60677-8002  


Paid attendees will have until December 12, 2022 to evaluate the Best of the 49th Annual Course and obtain their certificate.