Nurses Celebrating - It's All About YOU!

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Nurses Week, "Tea with Florence"

AMSN Chicago Chapter #317 & Nurses and the Humanities created a collaboration for Nurses Week titled: "Tea with Florence."

Kaweah Delta Hospital National Celebrates Nursing Certification Day!

Was the celebration in honor of an individual or a team? I work at Kaweah Delta Hospital, Visalia Ca. on 2N, Medical-Surgical with telemetry. We have multiple clinical nurses that practice in the unit who are certified. The majority have their CMSRN, but we also have, CHFN, PCCN, and my nurse manager has their CNML.

AMSN Chicago Chapter #317 - Embracing Changes Occurring in the Healthcare Field

Our bi-monthly meeting sponsored by AMSN Chicago Chapter #317 and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital was held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 with 22 nurses in attendance.

Central Valley Med-surg Nurses 614 Celebrate MSNW

Kaweah Delta Health Care District Hospital celebrated Certified Medical Surgical Nurses Day with a photo, cake, and congratulatory emails.

Greater Houston Chapter #216 Celebrates MSNW with a Tex-Mex Dinner

The nurses viewed the movie, The American Nurse, while enjoying a fajita dinner. Everyone had a great time...

It's All About YOU! - Nurses Celebrating: Lowell General Hospital Celebrates MSNW

They celebrated on both of campuses for two full days! This year’s theme was “Carnival.” Med-Surg nurses from all units were highlighted...

Kenmore Mercy Hospital Celebrate Med-Surg Nurses Week, 2014

There were free Basket Raffles, free candy, and an appreciation board for people to write a "thank you" to the nurses. All shifts were honored, and free bowls of candy shared with those unable to attend from other shifts.

Nationally Certified Nurses Day Celebration!

During the planning to recognize and honor over 300 nurses at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, the Centers of Excellence and Certification took photos of smiling faces for a musical slide show that was projected during a reception held at convenient hours for both day and night shift.

AMSN Chicago Chapter #317 Annual Volunteer Recognition & Holiday Celebration

Honoring local chapter members helped the chapter to flourish, & for all their volunteer activities throughout the year.

UmassMemorial Hospital - West 3 Unit Council Celebrates Med-Surg Nurses Week

The West 3 Unit Council presented a poster to their unit to celebrate being part of the AMSN and to offer information and the resources needed for nurses to become part of this valuable organization.

Norwalk Hospital Celebrates the Medical-Surgical Nursing Team

Our theme for this year was “Save one life, you are a hero, save one hundred lives, you are a Nurse.” This was shared with all employees and they were presented with a card and candy stating “You are a Lifesaver!” to commence our week of celebration.

Western Pennsylvania Chapter #111 Celebrates Medical-Surgical Nurses Week All Week Long!

We began our week with participation in a Kidney Walk on November 3 led by our team captain and chapter's president-elect, Susie Wood...

The Evolving Role of Nursing in the Current Healthcare Landscape

AMSN Chicago Chapter #317 presented our 5th anniversary celebration ''The Evolving Role of Nursing in the Current Healthcare Landscape'' held November 1, 2013, at Prentice Women's Hospital. Keynote speaker was Alice Poyss, PhD, APRN-BC, CNL Track Director, Drexel University.

4th Floor Medical Surgical Unit, Virtua Hospital, Voorhees, NJ Celebrate Med-Surg Nursing Week 2013

Like other medical-surgical nurses everywhere, the staff of the 4th Floor Medical-Surgical Unit at Virtua Hospital in Voorhees, NJ, celebrated their 1st Annual Med–Surg Nurses Week on November 4-6, 2013.

Murphy Medical Center, NC

On July 24th the nursing staff at Murphy Medical Center were honored with a dessert bar for their efforts in reducing CAUTIs in the facility.

AMSN Chapter 322 Greater Fox Valley Chapter

The AMSN Chapter 322 Greater Fox Valley Chapter had a wonderful, fun-filled celebration.

UMMC Celebrates from the Top Down

The University of Maryland Medical Center leadership rallied behind its nurses this week to make Med-Surg Nurses Week a big celebration!

Anne Arundel Celebrates with Full Support

The unit received the banner for Outstanding Inpatient Satisfaction for the quarter, presented by President and CEO Tori Bayless and Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services Sherry Perkins.

Illinois Wesleyan University Celebrates with History

The day before Med- Surg Nurses Week began, AMSN member Noël Kerr, PhD, RN, CMSRN (Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University), had her students explore nursing history and reflect on their own "call" to enter the nursing profession.

Murphy Medical Center Celebrates with Themes

Each day had a theme, Murphy Medical Center Celebrates with Themes such as Crazy Hat Day, Team Jersey Day, Cookie Day, Crazy Sock Day, and Guess How Many Day.

Greater Southeastern Michigan Chapter Celebrates with Freebies

The chapter provided cake, popcorn, and lots of pens to the nurses at Providence Park Hospital in Novi.

Greater Evansville Chapter Celebrates with Education

The Greater Evansville Chapter #324 celebrated by presenting the 9th Annual Advances in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, IN.

Lebanon VA Celebrates with Trivia and Treats

The Lebanon VA Medical Center in Lebanon, PA, celebrated the week by making each day's menu special.