Nursing Community - January 2018 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of January 2018.

FEBRUARY is American Heart Month

American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.

Care Transition Hand-Off Toolkit

NEW: You are key in ensuring safe patient hand-offs. How can you make a difference in effective patient hand-offs? This toolkit can help.

AMSN Members: FREE CNE for February 2018

“Drugs that Should Not Be Discontinued Abruptly," Elena Valcarlos, PharmD. 1.05 CH.

APRNs Targeted by AMA Resolution

Despite evidence that advanced practice registered nurses improve outcomes and access to care, the American Medical Association calls for strategic opposition to APRN independent practice.

Research Survey: Charge Nurses Wanted!

Tell us how you make Nurse-Patient Assignments. This research will add to the understanding of decision making during the nurse-patient assignment process.

Medical-surgical Topic Focused CNE Packages!

Now available in the AMSN Online Library: Med-surg topic focused packages include sessions from the 2017 AMSN Annual Convention! A savings of 50% for members!

Take Action to Prevent the Flu

Everything you need to know about the flu illness, including symptoms, treatment and prevention. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases [NCIRD]).

5.4 FREE contact hours - No Catch!

We are pleased to offer you 5.4 free contact hours from 5 different sessions captured at a variety of specialty nursing associations' meetings! Because AMSN shares its headquarters with several other specialty nursing associations, they all decided to team up to give you a little something extra as a thank you for your AMSN membership.

2017 Poster Presentations Available Now

Select posters from the 2017 AMSN Convention are now available for viewing in the AMSN Online Library. Log in with a username and password to the library for downloading.