Office Hours:

Monday - Friday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm central time

Train The Trainer

This course is for the nurse manager in the GI setting who is responsible for ensuring that the cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes is done safely and effectively! Technician participation is also highly encouraged, as the session will offer the hands-on opportunity to practice the reprocessing steps.

The purpose of this course is to offer tools to:

  • Encourage the use of SGNA endoscope cleaning standards and practices in their facilities.
  • Utilize SGNA Standards and Guidelines to teach attendees how to clean and disinfect endoscopes.
  • Review reprocessing procedure through hands-on practice.

SGNA will be offering the Train the Trainer Course at the following times in 2014. 

  • July 26, 2014, Mentor, OH - Register here!
    • This course has been generously supported by STERIS Corporation.

 * If you are a non-member with expired login information, a non-member with no previous purchasing history with SGNA or cannot remember your login/password, please contact SGNA.

Registration Fee:
Member - $145
Non-member - $215

Upcoming Course Details:

The July 26, 2014 Train the Trainer Course will be held at the STERIS Corporation Facility:

STERIS Corporation Facility
5960 Heisley Rd.
Mentor, OH 44060

There are several hotel options near the STERIS Corporation Facility in Mentor, Ohio, including:

Residence Inn Mentor
5660 Emerald Court
Mentor, OH 44060
Phone:  440.392.0800
Please indicate “STERIS/SGNA” to receive the STERIS rate of $115, including breakfast.
The room cut-off date is July 5..
Hampton Inn and Suites 
5675 Emerald Court
Mentor, OH 44060
Phone:  440.358.1441
Please indicate STERIS/SGNA to receive the STERIS rate of $92, including breakfast.

Program Agenda (8 am - 4:30 pm):

  • Welcome; Introductions and Purpose of program
  • Networking exercise
  • Review of Train the Trainer manual resources and SGNA reprocessing and disinfection statements and guidelines
  • Discuss additional resources for information on endoscope reprocessing
  • Discuss Competency Checklist
  • Observe a master demonstration of the reprocessing procedure
  • Demonstrate the reprocessing procedure
  • Describe adult learning principles and barriers to learning
  • Identify strategies to implement the endoscope reprocessing competency
  • Questions/answer period
  • Conclusion and evaluations

Participants in the course will earn 7.25 contact hours (GI-specific).   

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to all attendees.

All requests for refunds must be received in writing no later than July 28, 2014 and will be subject to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be processed after that date.  No refunds will be issued for missed sessions, including sessions missed due to travel delays.