AMSN & MSNCB CEO Becomes President Elect of the American Board of Nursing Specialties

On July 1st, 2019,Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BSN, RN, representing the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board, was elected President Elect, American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS).

Terri will ascend to the ABNS presidency in July 2021, and is the Chief Executive Officer for the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board.

ABNS is a not-for-profit, membership organization governed by an elected group of representatives. It is focused on improving patient outcomes and consumer protection by promoting specialty nursing certification. ABNS member organizations represent almost 750,000 certified registered nurses worldwide in a variety of settings. Nurses who become ABNS members are able to connect with other nursing credentialing organizations and dialogue about the specific issues nurses face.