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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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See Who Just Got Certified

Have you recently earned your CMSRN or CCCTM credential? Then you're included in our lists.

AMSN Submits Testimony Calling for Appropriations Decisions

On behalf of the 14,000 members of AMSN, President Robin Hertel, EdS, MSN, RN, CMSRN submits written testimony for the record to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor...

Mar-Apr 2019 MedSurg Matters!

Articles and features include: What's in Your Water?; Pharmacology Updates; Are We Clear of CAUTI?; Legislative Issues; Hot Topics; FREE CNE, and much more.

AMSN Members: FREE CNE for April 2019

"Non-Invasive Ventilation on Med-Surg Units and at Home." After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to recognize the benefits of NPPV for patients with hypercapnic respiratory failure and to assist patients with use of their home NPPV device. 1.00 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.