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The SGNA 39th Annual Course is a chance for you to join and collaborate with your fellow GI/endoscopy professionals, resulting in professional growth and development. Learn more about the following opportunities you can take advantage of: 

Online Syllabus Materials Now Available

SGNA is again providing Annual Course attendees with syllabus materials in a more efficient and environmentally-friendly manner. You can now access session materials in two ways: Print the presentation materials and slides that are available online or use the CD-ROM that is included when you pick up your other Annual Course materials onsite at the registration desk.

NOTE: No hard copy syllabus materials will be distributed onsite in Phoenix.

Justify your Attendance


The SGNA 39th Annual Course, May 18-23, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ is the premier event for GI/endoscopy nursing professionals. With a variety of benefits, this must-attend event has something for everyone. SGNA has put together a downloadable justification worksheet to help you prepare for the discussion with your supervisor about why you should attend this year’s Annual Course.

Phoenix has Something for Everyone

For everything you need to know about Phoenix, go to the Visit Phoenix Web site for restaurant and attraction suggestions, special offers, fun facts and history about the city of Phoenix and much more.

For the Shopper: The Phoenix and Scottsdale areas are known for both the luxury found in shopping centers as well as our unique local boutiques in districts around town. The biggest and most popular shopping center is Scottsdale Fashion Square, or you can explore the many one-of-a-kind boutiques.

For the Outdoor Enthusiast: By foot, by bike or even by horse, there’s no shortage of mountain trails—some right in the city and some in the middle of the Sonoran Desert. Climb Camelback Mountain, see the cityscape from Piestawa Peak or head to South Mountain for over 50 miles of trails.

For the Golfer: Experience the beauty of Arizona golf with excellent playing conditions! Phoenix Golf encompasses 8 unique golf courses, five 18-hole championship courses and three 9-hole courses strategically located throughout the City of Phoenix.

For the Pleasure Seeker: Get pampered, unwind and relax at some of the best spas in the world offering luxurious treatment in inspiring, scenic settings. Learn more about the spa scene in Phoenix.

For the Experience Guru: Museums and attractions are not to be missed. The Desert Botanical Garden and the Heard Museum offer unique Southwestern experiences, while Phoenix Art Museum and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art appeal to contemporary art types.

For the Foodie: The Greater Phoenix area is full of restaurants, cafés and bakeries. To get great food with amazing mountain views, check out El Chorro Lodge at the base of Camelback Mountain. Phoenix also hosts many James Beard favorites for their different culinary skills, like Vincent Guerithault of Vincent’s on Camelback. Check out more dining options in Phoenix.