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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COGEN Credentialling Exam

Date:
09 October 2016


GENCA Nurses Night 2016

Date:
10 October 2016
Time:
7.00pm - 11.30pm

Nurses Night 2016 will be held on Monday 10 October 2016, during AGW 2016. Get in the Spring Racing theme and join us for a great night at Morphettville Racecourse - Maybe you will pick the winner in the Nurses Stakes, or the GENCA Cup!


AGW2016

Date:
10 October 2016 - 12 October 2016


GENCA Practical Skills Assessments - New South Wales

Date:
12 November 2016

A limited number of practical skills assessments are available following the GENCA fundamentals workshop in Sydney on Saturday 12 November 2016. Please complete the attached application form and submit it to meetings@genca.org. Times will be allocated and confirmation sent to you via email. Note: prices vary according to membership and assessment type - please refer to the application form.


GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing - New South Wales

Date:
12 November 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 4.00 pm

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. This is a revised program for 2016, and has been revised in accordance with current standards including AS/NZ 4187:2014, updated guidelines and manufacturers’ instructions.


Gastro 2016 | EGHS-WGO International Congress

Date:
17 November 2016 - 19 November 2016


GENCA NSW Education meeting

Date:
19 November 2016
Time:
8.30am - 3.00pm


GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing, 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.


GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing workshop, Victoria

Date:
04 March 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.


GENCA National Conference 2017

Date:
27 May 2017 - 28 May 2017

Latest News

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2015/16 Annual General Meeting

19 September 2016

The 2015/16 GENCA Annual General Meeting will be held at 9:00am on Wednesday 12 October, 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA.


GENCA e-news

24 August 2016

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


AHA course - Advanced Liver Disease

01 August 2016

The Australasian Hepatology Association has developed a course to help educate nurses about the care and management of patients with Advanced Liver Disease. The course is being offered in Adelaide on 10 August 2016, and in Sydney on 29 October 2016. For more information, or to register interest for future courses, please email - secretariat@hepatologyassociation.com.au


Evening meetings FREE for GENCA members

15 July 2016

Registration for GENCA evening meetings for GENCA members will now be FREE. Another benefit in becoming or continuing to be a GENCA member. Join now online!


ANZGITA Newsletter

28 June 2016

The latest newsletter from the Australian New Zealand Gastroenterology International Training Association - ANZGITA, is now available on the GENCA website. The newsletter provides an update on the work carried out by ANZGITA in Fiji, Myanmar and Solomon Islands.


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