About the NJ Northern Region

About Northern New Jersey Region #36

The Northern NJ Region has hosted the Multi-Regional Conference on October 15,2016.Thank you to all the attendees, speakers, committee conference members and vendors who made this event successful!
A special thank you to Holy Name Medical Center for allowing the SGNA Northern N.J. Regional Chapter to host this wonderful educational event!

Topics covered were:

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Stay tune! The above will be replaced soon with the upcoming event~ Our 2019 Tri-Regional Annual Conference Committee are working diligently and moving towards the 21st century! We are set for October 5, 2019! New this year: On-line Registration and credit card acceptance~ but no worries we will also accept check/money orders. 

The Doris Barnie Scholarship for Certification and Recertification

Doris Barnie MSN,RN,CGRN has been known as the Godmothers of Gastroenterology nursing. She served 43 years as nurse manager in Endoscopy/ Gastroenterology. She was the founder and Past President of the National Nurses Certification Board. Doris developed and presented the GI Nurses Certification Review Course nationally. She had authored numerous articles and lectured extensively nationally. She was a recipient of the Gabrielle Schindler Award, SGNA Distinguished Service Award, NJDOH Award for Nursing and Nominee for the Governor's Award for Nursing. We are so proud to have had Doris as a member of our region and will always look back as our mentor and inspiration.

Our region (#36) will be rewarding one (1) annual scholarship to honor our leader, mentor and friend, Doris Barnie. We are honoring her legacy as an advocate for all GI nurses and her dedication to education and certification.

Applicants must be an active SGNA member. This scholarship must be used within each year. The winner will be reimbursed after proof of payment is submitted. IF there are no applicants for Certification/Recertification, the scholarship will also be open to applicants for the NYSGE Annual Conference in December. Applicant must inquire for the amount quoted for Early Bird price to be eligible. Any inquiries, please contact Judy Currier.

To apply for the scholarship, download the form, print it, and send completed form to Judy Currier (51 Hartland Ave, Emerson, NJ. 07630)

Congratulations to our 1st Recipient for 2016 Cynthia Hyland BSN,RN-BC! Congratulations Cynthia for passing your CGRN Certification!

Congratulations to our 2nd recipient Oscar Torres for receiving 2018 Doris Barnie Scholarship for Certification!

CLICK HERE to download the Doris Barnie Scholarship form

Northern Region Calendar

HAPPY New Year Everyone!! May our 2019 be filled with GI Education and continuous Support from our GI Peers!

All Meetings: Dinner 6:30 pm - Lecture begins 7:00 pm and short business meetings follow

We invite you to come to our meetings and network amongst our GI peers!

Next meeting: September 10 Morristown
**Please stay for brief business meeting after presentation for updated news and be eligible for our Door Prize!! We will be accepting nominations for Pres-Elect and Treasurer for 2020!

 Don't forget,coming to the meetings held after the presentation can increase your chance in winning a scholarship to the 2020 SGNA National Annual Course in Kentucky!

See Upcoming meeting dates and topics of presentations under Meeting Agenda/Minutes

Congratulations to our June 2019 Door Prize Winner Kathy!

AND Congratulations Oscar T. for being the recipient for the Doris Barnie Scholarship for Certification. Congratulations on obtaining your Certification!!

We are proud to announce our 2019 scholarship winner for the SGNA National Conference at Portland, Oregon...CONGRATULATIONS Nora Connelly!! Alternate will be Margaret Toth and Cindy Hyland!

Tri-Regional Conference committee have been working diligently for Oct.5. If you know of any vendors who are interested in participating at this Annual Event, please notify AnnMarie A. (Treasurer) and Susan O. (secretary).

Other 2019 meetings
Go to "Meeting Agenda and Minutes" Tab