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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

July/Aug 2018 MedSurg Matters! Newsletter

Members of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) have exclusive access to the MedSurg Matters! newsletter issue archive as part of their benefits of membership.

Nursing History: A Trip Back in Time to the Nightingale Museum

AMSN President Linda Yoder recently visited the Lucy Osburn Nightingale Museum at Sydney Hospital in Australia... she shares museum photos and the incredible story of Osburn...

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.

AMSN is Reaching New Heights!

Did you know that AMSN has been consistently growing over the last ten years and that we now have over 12,000 members?

Industry & Career News

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.

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...