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 in endoscopy workshop - Melbourne

07 September 2015

Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop

Practical Skills Assessments - Melbourne

07 September 2015

Practical Skills Assessment

GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing workshop - Emerald, Qld

11 September 2015

GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing workshop

COGEN Credentialling exam

27 September 2015

COGEN Credentialling exam

AGW-WGO International Congress 2015

29 September 2015 - 02 October 2015

AGW-WGO International Congress 2015

Nurses Night - AGW 2015

29 September 2015

Nurse Night - AGW2015

GENCA Qld branch meeting

24 October 2015


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

Employment listing

10 February 2015

The GENCA website now incorporates an employment page, listing positions vacant in the Gastroenterological nursing field.

Stephanie Buckton new GENCA Board member

28 January 2015

The Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Stephanie Buckton, from Queensland, to a position on the Board.

Lea Wiggins joins GENCA Board

03 November 2014

Lea Wiggins, Regional Manager of GENCA's Qld Branch in the recent past, has been appointed to fill a casual vacancy on the GENCA Board.

AGM news: GENCA thanks Debbie McQueen

23 October 2014

Debbie McQueen, having completed four years on the GENCA Board including the past three as President, stepped down at today's AGM. GENCA members warmly thanked Debbie for her outstanding contribution.

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