Membership

SGNA Membership

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SGNA is a community of about 8,000 nurses, technicians, medical assistants, industry representatives and other GI professionals. Members join to stay up-to-date on industry trends and evidence-based practice, receive free and discounted education, network with with others passionate about gastroenterology and to feel pride in their profession.

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Paying by check? Fill out the online application and select the option "Send me an invoice" on the payment page. You will receive an order confirmation noting your balance due with a link to your invoice. Mail a checks payable to SGNA to:

SGNA Membership
8287 Solutions Center
Chicago, IL 60677

Individual memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Membership Types and Dues Rates

The below information pertains to individual memberships. SGNA also offers group memberships for GI teams to join under one membership. Click below for group membership details

Group Membership

Membership Dues Rates

All SGNA memberships expire on December 31. You are eligible for the "Annual" or "Mid-Year" membership rates depending on when you join. 

Annual Membership Dues

Annual membership dues are available from November 1 thru May 31. Members joining during the annual membership period will pay one flat rate for the calendar year. Members joining in November and December will receive membership starting at the time of payment and expiring in December of the following year. 

Mid-Year Membership Dues

Mid-year memberships are available from June 1 thru October 31. Members joining mid-year will pay a prorated rate with membership thru the following year. 

Membership Types

Member types are based on professional position. All member types will receive the same discounts and benefits. "Voting" members (nurses, LPN/LVNs, technicians and assistive personnel) are able to participate in electing members of the board of directors and nominations and elections committee. "Non-voting members" (physicians, industry representatives, educators without an RN and retired members) are not able to participate in SGNA elections. 

Voting Licensed Nurse

Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses involved in or associated with gastroenterology and/or endoscopy nursing practice.

Voting Licensed Nurse Members are automatically included into a Regional Society of their choice (for members within the United States). 

 

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Dues Structure:
Dues vary depending on regional affiliation. Brows regional societies by clicking here.

Annual (Available November 1 - Mary 31)
1 Year: $125.00 - $135.00
2 Year: $230.00 - $250.00

Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)
June: $205.00 - $225.00
Dues are prorated each month, fill out the online application to see your current dues.

Voting Associate

Assistive Personnel (e.g., technicians, technologists, assistants) involved in or associated with gastroenterology and/or endoscopy nursing practice.

Voting Associate Members are automatically included into a Regional Society of their choice (for members within the United States).

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Dues Structure:
Dues vary depending on regional affiliation. Brows regional societies by clicking here.

Annual (Available November 1 - Mary 31)
1 Year: $95.00 - $105.00
2 Year: $175.00 - $195.00

Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)
June: $150.00 - $170.00
Dues are prorated each month, fill out the online application to see your current dues.

Non-Voting Affiliate

Includes, but is not limited to, physicians, consultants, industry representatives, educators involved in or associated with gastroenterology and/or endoscopy nursing practice without an RN.

Affiliate Members may choose to join a Regional Society by paying an additional fee. This fee varies depending on the regional society and membership period.

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Dues Structure:

Annual (Available November 1 - Mary 31)
1 Year: $115.00
2 Year: $230.00

Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)
June: $185.00
Dues are prorated each month, fill out the online application to see your current dues.

Non-Voting/Non-Practicing

Limited to retired professionals who wish to be kept informed of industry trends and advancements in the GI/Endoscopy field.

Non-Practicing Members may choose to join a Regional Society by paying an additional fee. This fee varies depending on the regional society and membership period.

Join SGNA

Dues Structure:

Annual (Available November 1 - Mary 31)
1 Year: $65.00
2 Year: $130.00

Mid-Year (Available June 1 - October 31)
June: $95.00
Dues are prorated each month, fill out the online application to see your current dues.


Member Benefits

Stay Connected

Weekly and monthly emails from SGNA ensure you stay in the loop.

  • This Week @ SGNA is sent each Monday
  • eScope is sent mid-month 
  • Important Dates + Deadlines is sent on the first of each month

Free Publications

  • Gastroenterology Nursing journal (including discounts on journal CEs through "CE Connect")
  • SGNA News

SGNA Store Discounts

  • 50% off all books and DVDs
  • 50% off select online education including the Associates and Advanced Associates Program
  • Changing selections of free online CE programs

Discounts on In-Person Education

  • Annual Course: Save $150 on full course registration, additional discounts on pre-meeting optional sessions
  • Train the Trainer: Save $70
  • GI/Endoscopy Nursing Review Course: Save $100
  • Educational Webinars: Save $5 - $10, select webinars free for members
  • Regional Events: Many regional events offer member discounts

Members Only Areas of Website

  • Special Interest Groups
  • Career Center
  • Discussion Forums
  • Online Membership Directory

ABCGN Certification

  • Save $85 on Certification and Recertification through ABCGN
  • Free and discounted CEs for Recertification

Advance your Career!

  • Volunteer opportunities increase your experience and boost your resume
  • Network with GI professionals in your field online and in person
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