The Pulse | Monday, September 5, 2022
ICYMI: Top Articles From The Inside Tract
Have you caught up on the latest articles from The Inside Tract? Dive in with a few highlights of top-viewed articles, from updates on EUS and pancreatic cancer, to the evolution of advanced practice nursing and CGRN study tips.
By Imad M. Elkhatib, M.D.
Since its inception in the early 1980s, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) has evolved from a rarely available experimental endoscopic commodity to a powerfully evolved endoscopic tool indispensable to a comprehensive gastroenterology practice. Learn more about this evolving frontier in GI.
By Rhoda Redulla, DNP RN-BC
Let’s look back at how far the role of the advanced practice nurse (APN) has come. Learn more about the evolution of various APN roles such as Nurse Practitioner (NP), Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), and how these roles have changed the field of nursing over the years.
By SGNA Headquarters, Featuring Dr. Mark Gromski
The American Cancer Society (ACS) predicts that in 2022 more than 62,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We spoke with Dr. Mark Gromski, who specializes in gastroenterology for Indiana University (IU) Health Physicians Gastroenterology, to learn more about the early signs of this cancer, how GI nurses can advise patients when it comes to pancreatic health, research on the horizon and more.
By SGNA Headquarters
Achieving the Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse (CGRN) credential is a significant milestone in any GI nurse’s career. It takes dedicated and thorough studying, which often starts months in advance. We spoke with a few SGNA members who proudly wear the CGRN letters to get their advice and best practices on preparing for the exam.