AMSN News

The Importance of Medical Touch

It can show gentleness and compassion or carelessness and incompetence. It started, as it does for thousands of women every year, with a routine mammogram... read the full article in the New York Times.

Media Spotlight: Summer Bryant on Effective Communication

Effective communication during nurse-to-nurse patient hand-offs is crucial to preventing adverse events, according to Summer Bryant, AMSN's national treasurer. What this means, she says, is "The medical-surgical nurse must be fluent in various 'languages.'" Read the article by GE Healthcare.

Congratulations to the Latest PRISM Award® Recipient!

The Medical Surgical Unit of Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) was presented with the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses AMSN PRISM Award® on November 1, 2018, from AMSN and MSNCB representative, Portia Zaire, MSNEd, RN, CCCTM.

Media Spotlight: Jennifer Kennedy Celebrates Med-Surg Nursing

It's all about the relationships, says AMSN Director Jennifer Kennedy. In this interview with Minority Nurse, Jennifer celebrates her med-surg nursing path and discusses why the specialty is so rewarding.

2018 Convention Photos!

View the Flickr photo album with lots of shots (523) taken by attendees with the convention app at the 27th Annual AMSN Convention on September 13-16, 2018 at Disney's Coronado Springs Hotel, FL!

Winter Grants Open - Apply Today

The Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) Certification- and Recertification Grants are now open! Up to 12 CMSRN Certification Grants may be awarded each year (six for each application period). Submit your application by November 30.

MedSurg Matters! September/October Issue Online

AMSN members: The digital edition of the September/October 2018 issue of the MedSurg Matters! newsletter is now available for viewing.

2018 Convention Sessions

Now available for non-attendees to purchase in the AMSN Online Library are the 2018 Convention Sessions, and Certification Review Course.

Participate in a New Research Study

"Psychological Capital, Social Capital and Second Victim Syndrome in Registered Nurses." The purpose of this research study is to examine the relationship between your experience with an adverse patient event and your overall psychological capital and social capital.

Getting Ready for Medical-Surgical Nurses Week!

Each year, the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses designates November 1-7 to celebrate medical-surgical nurses just like you. Let's get ready... check it out!

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