AMSN News

Focus on: Influenza

Take advantage of this collection of articles to learn more about influenza and keep yourself, and those around you, healthy this season.

LN Responds to Proposed White House Budget for FY 2019

... Decries Reduction of HRSA Title VIII Funding for Nursing Workforce Development. The National League for Nursing (NLN), representing nurse educators at every level of higher education, strongly opposes President Donald J. Trump's budget proposal as one that ultimately threatens the health and safety of our nation...

Nursing Community Coalition Expresses Concern

...Over Proposed Cuts to Nursing in President’s Budget. Addressing the Opioid Epidemic Remains a Priority for the Trump Administration.

FREE Evidence-based Practice Webinar Series

The Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice (EBP) in Nursing and Healthcare is excited to announce its inaugural free EBP webinar series for 2018. First webinar: Tuesday March 6, 2018, 1-2 pm, Eastern US. All webinars are presented at no cost to attendees.

Survey of Frontline RNs

Dr. Terry Jones would like to invite you to participate in a nursing research study funded by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) entitled Leadership Practices and Developmental Needs of Frontline Medical-Surgical Nurses.

You Earn, We Learn!

AMSN will soon redesign our website, and we want to design the new site with YOU in mind. Please take our survey, and 75 lucky respondents have chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card!

Consequences For HIPPA Violations Don’t Stop When A Business Closes

From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “The careless handling of PHI is never acceptable... covered entities and business associates need to be aware that OCR is committed to enforcing HIPAA regardless of whether a covered entity is opening its doors or closing them. HIPAA still applies.”

MedSurg Matters! Jan/Feb 2018 is Online Now

Using Transitional Care to Improve the Discharge Process in Med-Surg Setting, Nutrition to Improve Outcomes: Enteral Feeding Best Practice Updates for the Med-Surg Environment, MedSurg Matters! May/June 2017 is Online Now, and more.

AMSN Members: CRC Instructor Needed

AMSN seeks another qualified instructor to present its two-day Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course On-the-Road. Instructors receive an honorarium and reimbursement of travel expenses for each course presented.

New Addition to REAL Briefs™

Look for: "Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck: Reducing Readmissions While Providing Best Practices to Your COPD Patients," Presented by Pamela Garrett, MN, APRN, ACNS. From the 2017 Annual Convention.

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