Certification Exam Resources

ABCGN Reference Library

Reference Information

  • Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA): Gastroenterology Nursing: A Core Curriculum 6th Edition
  • Sleisenger and Fordtran’s: Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease 11th Edition Volume 1 and Volume 2
  • Lippincott: Manual of Nursing Practice 11th Edition
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Web Reference: www.cdc.gov
  • SGNA: Manual of Gastrointestinal Procedures 7th Edition
  • Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): 2024 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
  • 2024 Nursing Drug Handbook 

The above reference books are used when writing and referencing the items on the CGRN exam.

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