AMSN Positions on Issues In Nursing

Position Statements Are an Important Tool Used by AMSN

AMSN defined position statements that are directed at achieving the mission, vision, and strategic plan. They can be used by medical-surgical nurses in all practice settings. 

AMSN Statement Future of Nursing Committee

Former AMSN President Dr. Linda Yoder presents comments on behalf of AMSN at the Future of Nursing 2020/2030 inaugural meeting in Washington, DC

AMSN Has Developed Position Statements in the Following Areas

Practice Environment Advocacy

AMSN created this practice environment advocacy position statement to respond to a need indicated in a member survey. AMSN wants to empower nurses to transform their workplaces.

Staffing Standards for Patient Care

AMSN supports provision of the highest quality patient care through appropriate use of staffing standards.

Political Awareness for the RN

Medical-surgical nurses are the largest group of health care professionals must recognize their inherent power to influence change in health policy.

Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification

AMSN supports certification as a commitment to safe, evidence-based, holistic care which results in desired patient outcomes.

Health Literacy

AMSN recognizes that health literacy is crucial to patient safety and health maintenance.

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