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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.
The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board offers the FailSafe Certification Program, a fantastic program that makes getting certified easier and safer. Nurses get more than one chance to take the exam and facilities don't pay until their nurses pass.
It's AMSN BOD nomination time! Applications are being accepted January 8-28, 2019, 4:00 pm, EST.
"The Elephant in the Room: Opioid Withdrawal." After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to confidently utilize the Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale to determine severity of the withdrawal. .98 CH.
The Career Mobility Scholarship, Convention Grant, and Clinical Awards are now open!
Ever wonder what it's like to be a medical-surgical nurse? While there may not be a "typical" day for any nurse, here is one example of a day in the life of a med-surg nurse.
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...”
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.
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.
With 12,000+ members strong, the Academy Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to the practice of medical-surgical nursing.
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