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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.
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!
Media Spotlight: AMSN Director Kristi Reguin-Hartman recently interviewed with ADVANCE for Nurses on her path to becoming an APRN and the rewards of advanced practice and certification. If you're pursuing a higher level of education and practice, you'll definitely want to read her valuable tips.
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.
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.
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.
Does your AMSN chapter have an upcoming event? Post your event.
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