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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. You only pay when you succeed, guaranteed!
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AMSN News

AMSN Convention CE Reminder - Deadline 11/6/17

The CE Evaluation process for the AMSN Annual Convention takes place in our Online Library. If you wish to evaluate sessions that you were unable to attend in person, note that all of the program recordings will be available in mid-November.

Congratulations to Newest AMSN PRISM Award® Recipient!

The FP2 Nursing Unit at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY, recently received the AMSN PRISM Award®. St. Francis holds more AMSN PRISM awards than any hospital in the country.

Be a Certification Champion!

Invite your colleagues to take an MSNCB exam through their Certification Champion Campaign, which rewards you for being an advocate for certification! For every nurse that you refer, you will earn an entry for that month’s $100 Visa gift card drawing.

Get Ready for Medical-Surgical Nurses Week!

Each year, AMSN designates November 1-7 to celebrate medical-surgical nurses just like you. Help your facility and community recognize your compassion, connection, and commitment to your patients and their families with our 2017 Medical-Surgical Nurses Week online toolkit.

Med-Surg Nursing Certification Review Focused CE Series

Ready for your Med-surg certification? Focused CE Series is a comprehensive learning experience that provides an extensive review of the medical-surgical board certification exam. For 11/13/2017-01/12/2018, with 20.0 contact hours.

Industry & Career News

What’s One of America’s Most Dangerous Jobs?

It’s not what you think. Nurse Elise Wilson was stabbed multiple times in July by a patient unhappy with his medical care. In many states, being a nurse is more dangerous than being a police officer or a prison guard. It’s a profession with a stunning amount of violence.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Watch a video from the CDC: "Four Ways to Get Ahead of Sepsis," and access fact sheets, videos, and many more resources to help prevent and prepare for Sepsis.

Here's How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

From Nurse.com: Nurses and other medical professionals are lining up to give of themselves toward the rescue and recovery happening in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Encouraging New Nurse Authorship

...whatever field you work in, keep an eye out for experienced nurses with strong writing skills, and encourage them to publish.

ANA is Soliciting Public Comments

ANA Professional Issues Panel the ANA Ethics Advisory Board have drafted a proposed Call to Action- and Position Statement respectively... deadline for comments is 5:00 p.m. EDT on September 15.