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Med-Surg Moments

Med-Surg Moments is the official podcast of AMSN. Our podcast offers an engaging look at the lives of - and surrounding- medical-surgical nurses.
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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

CDC Observes C. diff Awareness Month

C. diff infections are an urgent problem in hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, inpatient rehab facilities, and skilled nursing facilities and in communities.

Newest AMSN PRISM Award® Recipient

On September 4, 2019, the 6AB Cardiac Medicine and Neuroscience unit at Virtua Voorhees Hospital in Voorhees, NJ received the AMSN PRISM Award® for Exemplary Practice.

Announcing the AMSN Legislative Action Center

This is the place where you can learn about this issues and policymakers affecting your practice and patients and make your voice heard at the federal and state levels. Learn more and take action here!

Say Congratulations!

On June 12, 2019, the nurses of 6B Carle Tower 6B medical-surgical unit at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL, received the prestigious AMSN PRISM Award®, which recognizes exceptional nursing practice, leadership, and outcomes in hospital medical-surgical units.

Industry & Career News

Valentine's Day Passion

A sweet article about an ICU nurse, from Nurse.com. Valentine’s Day was quiet in the ICU. But then, everything changed, and I had to forget about my Valentine’s Day plans...

A Message from Surgeon General Jerome Adams

"Protect Against the Measles," which is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases. Here's what the U.S. Surgeon General wants you to know so you can protect your family.

23 Years After Tragedy, Hero Nurse Answers Call Again

Throughout her 32 year career at CentraCare Hospital in St. Cloud, Brenda Hommerding has measured her success as a nurse, by the number of lives she touches.

A Day in the Life of a Med-Surg Nurse

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.