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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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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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Please Join AMSN for a Free Webinar

"Treating the Deteriorating Patient: Challenges & Opportunities," on June 5 at 2pm. A live Q&A with Dr. Nichol will follow his presentation...

Med Surg Focused CE Series

Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Review Focused CE Series from Nurse.com has announced a new Focused CE Series, Monday, August 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM - Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11:59 PM.


AMSN has Important Recommendations on Health Information Technology

On behalf of AMSN, President Robin Hertel, MSN, EdS, RN, CMSRN has written two comment letters to regulatory proposals from the federal...

AMSN Members: FREE CNE for May 2019

"Creating a Multidisciplinary, Multi-leveled Tracheostomy Care Bundle." After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to develop a tracheostomy care bundle based on the needs of the medical-surgical nursing staff including assessing, designing, and implementing tracheostomy care protocols, policies, information booklets, and support systems. 1.25 CH.

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.