Endonurse Related Links

Gastroenterology Guidelines


Appropriate Use of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
www.askasge.org/uploadedFiles/Publications_and_Products/Practice_Guidelines/2000_appropriate.pdf

ASGE's Position on the Safety of Endoscopy and Prevention of Infection
www.askasge.org/uploadedFiles/Members_Only/Quality_and_Safety_in_Endoscopy/preventInfection.pdf

Computed Tomographic Virtual Colonoscopy
www.fascrs.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=320

Consensus Document on Bowel Preparation Prior to Colonoscopy
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=BOWEL

Crohn's Disease
www.healthline.com/health/crohns-disease

Disease-Specific Position Statements From the AGA
www.gastro.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=160

Ethnic Issues in Endoscopy
www.askasge.org/uploadedFiles/Publications_and_Products/Practice_Guidelines/2001_ethnic.pdf

Guidelines for the Clinical Application of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=30

GUIDELINES FOR THE CLINICAL APPLICATION OF LAPAROSCOPIC BILIARY TRACT SURGERY
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=06

GUIDELINES FOR DIAGNOSTIC LAPAROSCOPY
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=12

Guidelines for Documentation in the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Setting (2003)
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline7.cfm

Guidelines for Laparoscopic Resection of Curable Colon and Rectal Cancer
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=32

GUIDELINES FOR LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY DURING PREGNANCY
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=23

GUIDELINES FOR OFFICE ENDOSCOPIC SERVICES
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=09

Guidelines for Preventing Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex in the Workplace
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline5.cfm

GUIDELINES FOR SURGICAL TREATMENT OF GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD)
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=22

Guidelines For Training In Diagnostic And Therapeutic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=16

Guidelines for Training in Patient Monitoring and Sedation and Analgesia
www.askasge.org/uploadedFiles/Training_and_Education/Training_and_Core_Curriculum_Index/1998_monitoring.pdf

Guidelines for the Use of High Level Disinfectants and Sterilants for Reprocessing of Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes (2005)
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline6.cfm

Laparoscopic Colectomy for Curable Cancer
www.fascrs.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=319

Performance of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy by Registered Nurses for the Purpose of Colorectal Cancer Screening (2003)
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline1.cfm

Radiation Safety in the Endoscopy Setting (2001)
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline2.cfm

The Role of Colonoscopy in the Management of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
www.askasge.org/uploadedFiles/Publications_and_Products/Practice_Guidelines/2006_bowelDisease.pdf

Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and Role Delineation Statements (2005)
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline8.cfm

Standards of Infection Control in Reprocessing of Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline3.cfm

STATEMENT ON POLICY, LAPAROSCOPIC APPENDECTOMY
www.sages.org/sagespublication.php?doc=05

Understanding and Influencing the Legislative Process (1996)
www.sgna.org/Resources/guidelines/guideline10.cfm

Pertinent Infection Control-Related Guidelines and Recommendations


Guideline for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities (2003)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_environinfection.html

Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections (2002)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_intravascular.html

Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings (2002)
www.cdc.gov/handhygiene/

Guideline for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_hcpneumonia.html

Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (1999)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_surgicalsite.html

Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals (1994)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_isolation.html

Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV and Recommendations for Post-exposure Prophylaxis
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_occupational.html

Guidelines & Recommendations for Ventilation, Construction, and Renovation of Hospitals
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/gl_construct.html

Infectious Diseases Information


Antibiotic Resistance
www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/community/

Antimicrobial Resistance
www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/

Avian Influenza
www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/

Bioterrorism Agents
www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/agentlist.asp

Bloodborne Pathogens
www.cdc.gov/doc.do/id/0900f3ec8023cbe7

Clostridium Difficile Infections
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/id_Cdiff.html

Diphtheria
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/diptheria_t.htm

E. coli Infection
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/submenus/sub_ecoli.htm

Giardiasis
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/giardiasis/default.htm

Helicobacter pylori Infection
www.cdc.gov/ulcer/

HIV/AIDS Prevention
www.cdc.gov/hiv/dhap.htm

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_mrsa.html

Hepatitis (viral)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
www.cdc.gov/nchstp/tb/default.htm

Noroviruses
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/submenus/sub_norwalk.htm

Rotavirus
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/submenus/sub_rotavirus.htm

Vanocomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_vre.html

Agencies and Associations


American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
www.acg.gi.org

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
www.gastro.org

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
www.fascrs.org

American Society of Healthcare Central Service Professionals (ASHCSP)
www.ashcsp.org

Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM)
www.ahrmm.org

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
www.apic.org

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
www.aami.org

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
www.aorn.org

BSN to MSN Online
www.bsntomsn.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov

Department of Health and Human Services
www.hhs.gov

Doctorate Nursing Programs in the New Millennium
www.onlinenursingprograms.com

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
www.epa.gov

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
www.fda.gov

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)
www.iahcsmm.org

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
www.jcaho.org

Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment
www.mesothelioma.com

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)

Nursing Assistant Guides
http://nursingassistantguides.com/

www.cdc.gov/niosh

Nursing Career Guide
www.nursingexplorer.com/careers

Nursing Scholarships
www.nursingexplorer.com/scholarships

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
www.osha.gov

Online Nursing Degree Program Information & Resources
www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/nursing-programs/

Resource Guide to LPN to RN Bridge Programs
http://lpntornbridge.org/nursing-history/

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
www.sages.org

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)
www.sgna.org

Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
www.shea-online.org

Surgical Technician Courses
www.onlinesurgicaltechniciancourses.com