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The AMSN Hub

An online social & professional networking resource exclusively for AMSN members designed to make your experience as a member more valuable by providing opportunities to discuss practice related topics and the ability to network and collaborate with your peers.
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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. You only pay when you succeed, guaranteed!
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AMSN Stands with Wildfire Victims

Unprecedented wildfires in California have claimed the lives of more than 40 people, and left thousands of people homeless, displaced, or injured. AMSN extends its thoughts and prayers to our members and all who are affected by the wildfires.


The digital edition of the September/October 2017 issue of MEDSURG Nursing is now available for viewing on your desktop, mobile device, or tablet. MEDSURG Nursing is an AMSN member benefit.

2018 AMSN Convention - Call for Abstracts

AMSN is pleased to announce the Call for Speaker Abstracts and Call for Poster Abstracts for our 2018 Annual Convention. Speaker abstracts are due by October 30, 2017. Poster abstracts are due by May 15, 2018.

AMSN Convention CE Reminder - Deadline 11/6/17

The CE Evaluation process for the AMSN Annual Convention takes place in our Online Library. If you wish to evaluate sessions that you were unable to attend in person, note that all of the program recordings will be available in mid-November.

Congratulations to Newest AMSN PRISM Award® Recipient!

The FP2 Nursing Unit at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY, recently received the AMSN PRISM Award®. St. Francis holds more AMSN PRISM awards than any hospital in the country.

Industry & Career News

What’s One of America’s Most Dangerous Jobs?

It’s not what you think. Nurse Elise Wilson was stabbed multiple times in July by a patient unhappy with his medical care. In many states, being a nurse is more dangerous than being a police officer or a prison guard. It’s a profession with a stunning amount of violence.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Watch a video from the CDC: "Four Ways to Get Ahead of Sepsis," and access fact sheets, videos, and many more resources to help prevent and prepare for Sepsis.

Here's How to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

From Nurse.com: Nurses and other medical professionals are lining up to give of themselves toward the rescue and recovery happening in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Encouraging New Nurse Authorship

...whatever field you work in, keep an eye out for experienced nurses with strong writing skills, and encourage them to publish.

ANA is Soliciting Public Comments

ANA Professional Issues Panel the ANA Ethics Advisory Board have drafted a proposed Call to Action- and Position Statement respectively... deadline for comments is 5:00 p.m. EDT on September 15.