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What is Your Spark?

AMSN’s Spark Videos are now available. Watch our past, present and future and take a moment to share your spark.
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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

What is Your Spark?

AMSN has created an inspirational and touching video showcase of nurses across history and into the future of medical surgical nursing: AMSN: Our History and the Spark; Our Spark, AMSN: Our Present and Our Calls to Action; AMSN: Our Future, Our Profession and the “Spark” of Inspiration.

CCCTM Distinction Award Nominations are Now Open

The purpose of the CCCTM of Distinction Award is to nationally recognize a registered nurse who is Certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM™) and their dedication to promoting and communicating the value of certification by providing education and support to peers, a healthcare organization, patients and/or the community.

Payment Plan for the 2019 Annual Convention!

2019 Annual Convention Payment Plan at the 2018 Early Bird Rate! We are offering a payment plan for a limited time only to assist AMSN members with convention registration fees. Find out about it!

Weather in the Orlando/Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Weather in the Orlando/Lake Buena Vista, Florida area is expected to include PM thunderstorms with highs in the 90s and lows in the upper 70s over the next week (per weather.com) Read more...

Industry & Career News

A Survivor and a Responder: Hurricane Florence

From HHS - "An officer in the Public Health Service writes about his commitment to helping people during Hurricane Florence while his own home was in the path of the storm," by: Lt. Cmdr. Michael Muni, U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Youth E-Cig Sales

FDA takes new steps to address epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including a historic action against more than 1,300 retailers and 5 major manufacturers for their roles perpetuating youth access.

The Credit for Caring Act

Proposed legislation, called the Credit for Caring Act, would create a federal, nonrefundable tax credit of up to $3,000 for family caregivers who work while also financially helping their parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities or other loved ones.

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.