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 NSW full day conference

30 May 2015

Surfing the waves of gastroenterology at Bondi

Practical Skills Assessment - Bondi Junction

30 May 2015

Practical Skills Assessment

GENCA Western Australia State Conference

13 June 2015

GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing - Wagga Wagga

13 June 2015

GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing - Wagga Wagga

GENCA Practical Skills Assessment - Wagga Wagga

13 June 2015

GENCA Practical Skills Assessment - Wagga Wagga

GENCA Qld State Conference

20 June 2015


GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - New South Wales

29 June 2015

GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - New South Wales

Latest News

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Infection Control in Endoscopy - 3rd edition

12 May 2015

GENCA has printed copies of "Infection control in Endoscopy" available for purchase from the online shop for $26.50 + postage & handling. Alternatively you can download the pdf of this document free of charge from the website - go to

Call for Abstracts - Novice Presenter

05 May 2015

Are you a budding presenter? Do you want to share important information? GENCA has a session, including novice presentations for free papers at Gastro2015 AGW & World Congress meeting in Brisbane in September/October 2015. Applications close 5pm on 5 June 2015. Further information is available in the April 2105 edition of J.GENCA.

GENCA Education Grants

28 April 2015

Applications are now open for the second round of GENCA Education grants for 2015. Closing date for applications is 15 June 2015. The application form is available on the GENCA website, and can be sent to the office by post, email or fax.

GESA Travel grants - World Gastro 2015 - Brisbane

12 April 2015

A limited number of GESA travel grants are available to assist international delegates and young researchers to attend this congress. Travel grants do not include payment of the registration fee. Each grant will be for AUD $1,500. This amount cannot be increased under any circumstances.

Duodenoscope Media Coverage in the USA

12 April 2015

Safety Alert from Olympus Australia attached.

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