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The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to developing medical-surgical nurses personally and professionally.

AMSN fosters the highest standards of practice, advances nursing practice guidelines, and promotes excellence in medical-surgical nursing.

Who Belongs in AMSN?

AMSN is a vibrant community of medical-surgical nurses. Membership is open to anyone interested in medical-surgical nursing.

Our members include RNs, LPNs, LVNs, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, educators, researchers, administrators, and students*. They are leaders who advocate for patients, mentor each other, and advance nursing practice, all to inspire excellence.

They care for diverse patient populations in a wide variety of settings like hospitals, long term care facilities, home health agencies, rehabilitation facilities, community health clinics, hospice, and schools of nursing.

* Virtual Student Membership (FREE!) See if you qualify for a FREE Virtual Student Membership, you must be a student working toward your initial RN license. If you have already obtained your RN license, you are not eligible.

Benefits of Membership

  • Education - Free CNE, online learning, innovative periodicals, leading educational convention
  • Special Discounts - Reduced cost on convention fees, publications, Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN®) exam, and Certified Care Coordination & Transition Management (CCCTM®) exam
  • Professional Development - Exclusive awards and grants, ability to serve as a medical-surgical leader
  • Connection - Community to share your compassion and commitment with like-minded med-surg nurses
  • Advocacy - Your voice and interests represented nationally

View all member benefits.

Annual Membership Fees

Full Member

  • Full Member (RN) - $84
  • Full Member Non-U.S. (RN) virtual - $84***
  • Full Member Non-U.S. (RN) journals mailed - $101****
  • Senior Full (RN) - $75*

Associate Member

  • Associate Member (LPN/LVN) - $84
  • Associate Member Non-U.S. (LPN/LVN) virtual - $84***
  • Associate Member Non-U.S. (LPN/LVN) journals mailed - $101****
  • Senior Associate (LPN/LVN) - $75*

Graduate and Student

  • New Graduate Full (RN) - $70**
  • New Graduate Associate (LPN/LVN) - $70**
  • Student Member - $50**
  • NSNA Student Member - $45**

Virtual Student Membership (FREE!)

  • In order to qualify for a FREE Virtual Student Membership, you must be a student working toward your initial RN license. If you have already obtained your RN license, you are not eligible.
  • Apply now, and see if you are qualified!

Fee Information:

  • * First year, available for mail and fax membership applications only. Additional years renewable online.
  • **Available for mail and fax membership applications only. Not available online.
  • ****This is a membership outside of the United States only that includes mailed journals.

AMSN Terms and Conditions of Membership

  • Memberships - Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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