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What is Your Spark?

AMSN’s Spark Videos are now available. Watch our past, present and future and take a moment to share your spark.
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AMSN PRISM Award®

Is your unit exemplary? Receive the med-surg unit award that gives you and your colleagues the recognition you deserve for excellence in patient care, leadership and a healthy practice environment. APPLY NOW!
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FailSafe Certification

The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board, the affiliated certifying board of AMSN, has a program to help both the health care facility and the nurse: The MSNCB FailSafe Certification Program.
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AMSN News

Legislation Recognizes U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps

Some 120,000 women answered America's call in World War II to serve as members of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps. AMSN supports legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives...

Med-Surg Nursing Certification Review Focused CE Series

Ready for your Med-surg certification? Focused CE Series is a comprehensive learning experience that provides an extensive review of the medical-surgical board certification exam - February 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM - Monday, April 15, 2019, for 20 CH.

REAL Briefs™ from the 2018 Annual Convention

REAL Briefs, one-page session summaries from some of the lectures at the 2018 annual convention - are now available to read and/or download. "REAL" stands for Rapid Education Abridged Lecture.

AMSN PRISM Award® Application Reviewers Needed

AMSN is currently looking for additional reviewers to join the team who review applications for the AMSN PRISM Award®. If not already, you will be prompted to log in to your AMSN member account.

Industry & Career News

From the HHS Headquarters

HHS seeks public input on improving care coordination and reducing the regulatory burdens of the HIPAA Rules. “We are looking for candid feedback about how the existing HIPAA regulations are working in the real world and how we can improve them...”

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week

Be Antibiotics Aware: Smart use, Best Care (From the CDC): USAAW is an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. Find ways to Get Involved, and a Partner Toolkit.

The Importance of Medical Touch

It can show gentleness and compassion or carelessness and incompetence. It started, as it does for thousands of women every year, with a routine mammogram... read the full article in the New York Times.

National Grateful Patient Day: Spreading Gratitude and Hope

National Grateful Patient Day was Sept. 7, 2018, a day for patients to show appreciation for the work and care of their families, doctors, nurses and hospitals everywhere.