The purpose of the Advanced Associates Program is to provide you with the opportunity to further your knowledge base in the field of GI/endoscopy. The program is presented in a manner that will challenge your critical thinking skills by applying the learned concepts from modules to case studies. The case studies offer an opportunity to interact with your healthcare team and discuss actions you would take in similar situations.
Technicians and Associates are able to earn a higher level of recognition as an AGTS, Advanced GI Technical Specialist by successfully completing the Advanced Associates Program.
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This program consists of three online education modules covering the following topics:
Module 1: Communication
Module 2: Equipment
Module 3: Emergency Preparedness
Modules contain slides, diagrams, supporting documents including case studies to address the critical thinking component and a self-study component with skills validation as well as a post-test that will need to be completed in order for the participant to receive their certificate of completion. Upon completing the post-tests of all three modules, an Official Recognition of Completion certificate will be available for download and an AGTS lapel pin will be awarded to the associate through SGNA. Please allow 4-6 weeks to receive the lapel pin.
Member price: $100.00
Nonmember price: $200.00
*Group discounts are available. For more information contact SGNA.
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Advanced Associates Program Achievement
The following individuals have completed the Advanced Associates Program. They are recognized as an Advanced Gastrointestinal Technical Specialist (AGTS). This list consists of individual who have completed the course. Congratulations!
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Thu- Hong Nguyen