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The AMSN Hub

An online social & professional networking resource exclusively for AMSN members designed to make your experience as a member more valuable by providing opportunities to discuss practice related topics and the ability to network and collaborate with your peers.
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AMSN PRISM Award®

Is your unit exemplary? Receive the med-surg unit award that gives you and your colleagues the recognition you deserve for excellence in patient care, leadership and a healthy practice environment. APPLY NOW!
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FailSafe Certification

The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board, the affiliated certifying board of AMSN, has a program to help both the health care facility and the nurse: The MSNCB FailSafe Certification Program.
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AMSN News

D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Interaction Beliefs Scale for Registered Nurses

Take a research survey: The purpose of this research is to develop an instrument to measure registered nurses’ beliefs toward interaction with Deaf American Sign Language users, deaf that use other signing methods, non-signing deaf, and hard of hearing (DdHH) patients and certified interpreters.

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"Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitude of Pain in the Elderly." The purpose of this investigation is to examine the knowledge level of registered nurses related to pain management in the elderly population. The results of this study could improve the quality of life of the patients we treat and the quality of care that nurses provide.

See Who Just Got CMSRN Certified!

Congratulations to the newest!!! Have you recently earned your CMSRN credential? Then you're included in our lists. Updated regularly — check back if your name hasn't yet been posted, and see all of the CMSRNs.

Medical Surgical Assistant Professor: What the Heck Am I Doing?

A Story from "It's All About YOU! - Member Achievements", by: Vonda H. Boone, RN, MSN-NE, CMSRN. As a seasoned nurse for over 30 years, I was excited to begin a new chapter in life and finally realized the dream of being an educator at the university level...

Industry & Career News

Getting It Done: Chyann’s Path to Graduate School and Research

This is the first post in a new series highlighting the National Institute of General Medical Sciences' efforts toward developing a robust, diverse and well-trained scientific workforce.

Avoid Heatstroke This Summer

When temperatures rise and you start to feel the heat, take these steps to cool down and avoid the dangers of heatstroke.

Nursing’s Expertise Gap

Long-held fears about a coming nursing shortage have shifted from a focus on numbers to a concern about experience. Now experts and others familiar with the situation are...

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)

From the CDC: June 27 is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment if they have HIV.