Membership Information

Are you an RN, LPN or Associate practicing in the field of Gastroenterology?  Do you want to be a member of a group of professionals who are dedicated to the safe and effective practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing?  How about advancing the science and practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing through education, research advocacy, and collaboration?  If YES – then SGNA (Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc) and PNWSGNA (Pacific Northwest Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates) - our regional society, are for YOU!


 As a member of SGNA you have access to:

  1. SGNA website (
  2. Membership directory and resource guide
  3. SGNA on-line services
  4. Electronic special interests groups (e-SIG’s)
  5. Publications – SGNA NEWS and Gastroenterology Nursing
  6. Monthly electronic newsletter
  7. Member services hotline
  8. Publications and merchandise catalog
  9. $100 off Annual Course and $30 - $50 savings on Optional Sessions
  10. $85 savings on the GI Certification exam (
  11. Membership only discounts up to 50% on professional resources and practice reference material
  12. Exclusive access to the “members only” section of the SGNA website
  13. Employment networking opportunities
  14. Educational opportunities – traditional and on-line

 As a member of PNWSGNA:

  • PNWSGNA website (
  • 50% reimbursement for certification and re-certification
  • Discounts on attending conference
  • Access to apply for one of our many exclusive education scholarships and grants
  • Most importantly, you’ll have the ability to run for an elective post on the board,  giving you the opportunity to make a real impact on the healthcare we provide to the community

 One fee provides membership to both SGNA and to PNWSGNA

Prepare to Renew - You can take the following steps to get ready and prepare to renew:

  1. Find your SGNA profile online at
  2. Review your profile to ensure that your contact information and any other information is correct and up-to-date.
    1. If you need to edit any information, you can make the changes right there, online.
    2. If you have forgotten your login, try the following: your login is the same as your Member ID #.
    3. Please contact SGNA HQ if you have any trouble accessing your information or making updates.

Renew Online - It is easier than ever to renew your SGNA Membership. We encourage you to renew your membership dues online this year. Last year 20% of members renewed online. The feedback that we have received is that SGNA members enjoy renewing online. It is fast, easy and effective. If you would like any help in renewing your dues online, please feel free to call SGNA HQ for assistance.

Questions? Contact Person:

Jennifer Van Every LPN