Welcome to the ABCGN Website

The American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses, Inc. is a volunteer non-profit organization. Its purpose is to maintain and improve the knowledge, understanding and skill of nurses in the fields of gastroenterology and gastroenterology endoscopy by developing and administering a certification program.

Take the First Step To CGRN

What's Your Path to Certification? Click here to learn more!

Registration for the spring exam is now CLOSED. Fall exam registration will open June 1. 

ABCGN Proposed Bylaw Amendments
2014 Election Results
ABCGN Approves Fee Increase for GI Specific Program Reviews

CGRN-Retired Credential
Test Blueprint
ABCGN Moves to Online System for all Recertification Applications in 2013
Recertify Online

Please make note of our new address:
330 N. Wabash Ave 
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611
Our Phone Number and Fax numbers will remain the same.  


Committed to Excellence; Passionate about Care



Important Dates
Recertification Deadline: December 31, 2014
2014 Spring Examination

Computer-Based Testing Window
May 1 - 31, 2014

2014 Fall  Exam Registration Window
June 1  - July 31, 2014 
Registration will close at 5:00 pm ET on July 31, 2014.