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STANDARDS OF INFECTION PREVENTION IN THE GASTROENTEROLOGY SETTING

Herrin, Ann BSN, RN, CGRN; Loyola, Midolie MSN, RN, CGRN; Bocian, Susan MSN, BSN, RN; Diskey, Angela MSN, RN, CGRN; Friis, Cynthia M. MEd, BSN, RN-BC; Herron-Rice, LeaRae MSM, BSN, RN, CGRN; Juan, Michelle R. MSN, RN, CGRN; Schmelzer, Marilee PhD, RN; Selking, Susan BSN, RN, CGRNSGNA Practice Committee 2015–16

doi: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000265
Departments: SGNA Standards of Practice
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SGNA Practice Committee 2015–16, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Ann Herrin, BSN, RN, CGRN, is Practice Committee 2015-16 Chair, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Midolie Loyola, MSN, RN, CGRN, is Practice Committee 2015-16 Co-chair, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Susan Bocian, MSN, BSN, RN, is member, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Angela Diskey, MSN, RN, CGRN, is member, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Cynthia M. Friis, MEd, BSN, RN-BC, is Associate Executive Director of Clinical Affairs, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

LeaRae Herron-Rice, MSM, BSN, RN, CGRN, is member, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Michelle R. Juan, MSN, RN, CGRN, is member, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Marilee Schmelzer, PhD, RN, is member, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Susan Selking, BSN, RN, CGRN, is member, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Correspondence to: Cynthia M. Friis, MEd, BSN, RN-BC, Associate Executive Director of Clinical Affairs, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., 330 North Wabash, Ste 2000, Chicago, IL 60611 (SGNA@smithbucklin.com).

DISCLAIMER

This document was prepared and written by the members of SGNA Practice Committee and adopted by the SGNA Board of Directors in 2015. It is published as a service to SGNA members.

The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., presents this guideline for use in developing institutional policies, procedures, and/or protocols. Information contained in this guideline is based on current published data and current practice at the time of publication. The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., assumes no responsibility for the practices or recommendations of any member or other practitioner or for the policies and practices of any practice setting. Nurses and associates function within the limits of state licensure, state nurse practice act, and/or institutional policy. The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. A commercial product, process, or service is recognized as being consumed by or used on patients.

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Received July 13, 2016

Accepted July 15, 2016

© 2016 by the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.