GENCA is dedicated to the safe and effective practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing through its mission: to promote excellence in gastroenterology nursing practice. It is actively involved through:

  • Developing national standards and guidelines
  • Providing educational courses and supporting the COGEN credentialling program
  • Facilitating representation at state, national and international forums.

GENCA supports the professional development of its members in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect, as well as actively encouraging them to share their knowledge and expertise with their colleagues.

Coming Events

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GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing workshop, New South Wales

Date:
11 February 2017
Time:
8.30am - 4.00pm

This foundation program serves as an introduction to the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes incorporating infection control, structure and function, water filtration and workplace health and safety. These workshops are aimed at nurses, CSSD technicians and assistants involved with the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes. The program was revised in 2016, in accordance with current standards including AS/NZ 4187:2014, updated guidelines and manufacturers’ instructions.

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GENCA QLD Branch Half Day Education Meeting

Date:
11 February 2017

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GENCA Practical Skills Assessments, New South Wales

Date:
11 February 2017

A limited number of practical skills assessments are available following the GENCA Fundamentals workshop. Download and complete the application form and submit to fundamentals@genca.org. Times will be allocated and confirmation sent by email. Note that prices vary according to membership and assessment type - refer to the application form for more information. The theory component of the package from Queensland Health must be completed and the Final Review Questions provided when submitting the application.

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GENCA Western Australia branch evening meeting

Date:
13 February 2017

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GENCA Victoria Branch Full Day Education Meeting

Date:
25 February 2017
Time:
8.45 am - 3.00 pm

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Latest News

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World Gastroenterology News

01 December 2016

The latest edition of e-World Gastroenterology News is now available from WGO.


2017 GENCA Sponsor prospectus

29 November 2016

The 2017 GENCA Sponsor Prospectus is now available. GENCA will continue to provide education at the regional committee level, with opportunities for trade exhibition at these meetings to continue as previous, by registering via the GENCA website for individual meetings. Our packages have been designed to deliver excellent return for investment, whilst delivering your brand and message to our members throughout Australia and New Zealand.


2016 Member survey

28 November 2016

The GENCA Board has issued the 2016 Member satisfaction survey to members. Feedback received from our members will be collated and considered as part of the GENCA Board's strategic planning process, and each Regional Committee will also be provided with the collated responses from their local members for them to consider in their local planning. Three lucky members who complete the survey and elect to enter the prize draw will each receive a $50 Visa card which can be used at outlets across Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to your participation in this survey by Friday 27 January 2017.


AGW 2016 Nurses program

01 October 2016

The nurses program for AGW 2016 is available on the GENCA website, including photos and bios for most speakers.


GENCA e-news

24 August 2016

Keep up to date with news from GENCA via the GENCA e-newsletter.

Latest Discussions

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Sol P in Queensland health

03 December 2016

in: Endoscopy


VRE

29 November 2016

in: Endoscopy


hanging scopes for up to 72hrs prior to use

28 November 2016

in: Endoscopy


Back up for AFERS

22 November 2016

in: Infection Control


Microtesting STERIS AFER

10 November 2016

in: Endoscopy

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