MedSurg Matters! Newsletter

MedSurg Matters! is the official member newsletter of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). It contains peer-reviewed clinical articles as well as news relevant to AMSN membership, and is distributed six times a year as a benefit of membership.MedSurg Matters

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Each issue includes at least one CNE article. Members can earn CNE free through the AMSN Online Library. Others can read and earn the CNE in the AMSN Online Library for a fee.

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MedSurg Matters! is indexed in the Cumulative Index in Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL).

Member News Submission

AMSN encourages the submission of news items and photos of interest from AMSN members and chapters. Send your comments, questions, or article suggestions to Managing Editor Katie Brownlow at 856-256-2346 or

Manuscript Request

MedSurg Matters! is always accepting feature articles that are clinical in content whether you are a first-time writer who can benefit from mentoring or a veteran continuing to share your knowledge.

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