Certification Review Course

The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course is a two-day course designed for nurses preparing to take the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN®) exam.

It can also be a valuable review of medical-surgical nursing practice for those who are transitioning from another area or are new to the specialty. View the Course Description and Content Outline.

AMSN offers several convenient ways to access the popular Certification Review Course!

If you are a nurse preparing for the exam, you have many choices:

Attend a Live AMSN Certification Review Course in YOUR Area!

You can attend a CRC right in your area.

Check the CRC listings.

Access the AMSN Certification Review Course On Demand

Format Recorded from Cost Contact Hours
On Demand at the AMSN Online Library AMSN Annual Convention – Presenter: Caroline Ashman $199 / $159 (member) 12.0
No additional cost

AMSN Resources for the Nurse Educator to Offer the AMSN Course

Host a CRC at Your Facility

AMSN offers a two-day event offering continuing nursing education. We are interested in working closely with you to customize the logistics of the course to meet your needs.

Learn about the Certification Review Course On-the-Road Program.

Purchase an AMSN Certification Review Course Site License

Your facility can purchase a site license for each of your nurses to access the Certification Review Course online at a 50% discount (minimum of 5 users).

Learn about the Facility Site License Program.

Other Valuable Certification Preparation Resources

  • Learn what will be on the CMSRN exam by reviewing the CMSRN exam blueprint.
  • Our affiliated certifying board, the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) offers a free sample test of 15 questions to test your knowledge and give you a look at the format of the exam questions.
  • MSNCB offers an online practice test of 75 questions.

Comments from AMSN Certification Review Course attendees:

“Great presentation and information. Would highly recommend to fellow nurses interested in certification.”

“Explained material in a clear, concise manner. Thank you!”

“I appreciated how [the instructor] focused on building our confidence about the test, using a positive attitude to do so! She engaged the audience and by doing so reinforced our innate nursing knowledge.”

Continuing Education Provider Statement

Continuing Nursing Education activities are co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

AJJ is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

AJJ is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 5387. Licensees in the state of CA must retain this certificate for 4 years after the CE activity is completed.