CE Approver Unit

SGNA is pleased to accept continuing education applications from SGNA Regional Societies for consideration of awarding contact hour approval.

The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.is accredited as an approver of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Approver Unit Fee Structure: View the fee structure tip sheet by clicking

GI-Specific Approval: GI-specific approval is processed through ABCGN. Click here to view the fee structure. To submit your program for GI-specific approval click here. Any programs approved or provided by an accredited organization can be submitted to ABCGN for GI-specific review.

Submitting a CE Approver Unit Application

Complete applications must be submitted 42 days (six weeks) prior to the program date. Note that significant changes have been made to the application process. We recommend giving yourself at least two weeks to prepare the application for submission.

Make sure you are on track to submit on time with this Date Calculator.

Supplemental Forms:
Please be sure to use the updated forms when submitting your application. You will be asked to resubmit the correct form if old ones are used.

These forms will need to be uploaded into the application.
*Provided for download within the application as well.


Submission Guidelines

This document includes process guidelines, criteria and definitions.

ANCC Content Integrity Standards

Sample Post Activity

Provider Directed Criteria

Direct any concerns regarding the application process or any SGNA approved CNE programs to Cindy Friis at cfriis@smithbucklin.com or Kathy Liwag at kliwag@smithbucklin.com.