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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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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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January/February Issue of MEDSURG Nursing

The digital and PDF editions are now available for viewing on your desktop, mobile device, or tablet, and offers 3.9 contact hours. This special focus issue on CQI and hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs).

AMSN Recognizes 16 Nurses Elected to State and Federal Office

With so much counting on health in America, more nurses should consider public service including elective office, says AMSN President Robin Hertel, EdS, MSN, CMSRN.

AMSN Members: FREE CNE for February 2019

"Risky Business and Malpractice Claims Setting: A Patient Safety Agenda." After completing this learning activity, the participant will be familiar with the patient safety quality movement and risk management and understand nurse at risk behaviors in malpractice claims. 1.25 CH.

AMSN Members: 5.3 FREE Contact Hours - No Catch!

AMSN members: What's better than enhancing your education with more contact hours? Answer: Free sessions, on a variety of specialties! Because AMSN shares its national office with five other specialty nursing associations, we are pleased to offer our members additional FREE CE sessions.

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.