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News Room: Important Updates from SGNA

Keep up-to-date on current issues in the GI/endoscopy field. Click on any of the links below to find out more information on current issues and events.

 Effectivness of the System 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System for reprocessing duodenoscopes (February 29, 2016)

 EndoChoice Launches Lumos Adaptive Matrix Imagins System: New Endoscopic Imagaing Enhancement Software Package Becomes Newest Advance for Fuse Users

 Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is hosting a webinar title "Understanding Sedation Option for your Colonoscopy" on Wednesday, November 18 at 7pm EST. Registration is free for attendees. Click here to register.

 CDC/FDA Health Update about the Immediate Need for Healthcare Facilities to Review Procedures for Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices (October 2, 2015)

 Supplemental Measures to Enhance Duodenoscope Reprocessing: FDA Safety Communication

The CDC has produced two new programs to guide nurses and physicians in implementing screening for colorectal cancer to ensure patients receive maximum benefits. CE's are available. Click here to learn more.

Cedars-Sinai has debuted a new review course called "Acing the GI Board Exam." Click here to learn more.

PCI Medical Announces 510(k) Submission to FDA for Automated Reprocessors for Endovaginal/Endorectal Probes and TEE Probes. Click here to read the full press release.

Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon US, LLC will be hosting a webinar on The SEDASYS System Experience by Dr. Michael Basista, Toledo Hospital on Thursday, April 16, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Central Standard Time. Click here to register.

The FDA has released a safety alert on ERCP. Click here to read the full safety alert.

SEDASYS Computer-Assisted Personalized Sedation System Webinar - Tuesday, February 17, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Central Standard Time. Click here to register or call 1.800.SEDASYS.

An International course for GI assistants, Nurses and Technicians course will be held on February 14th and 15th, 2015 at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center in Kochi, India. This 2 day course will cover Endoscopy, ERCP and EUS and will include live video demonstrations. Registration is $100 for international delegates. For more information please click here.