Suggest a New Position Statement

When a member or volunteer unit of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) feels the association needs a new position statement for a current or timely issue, there is a proposal process to guide the member.  

Please review the process, and guidelines for a new position statement proposal.

Summary of New Position Statement Process

  1. Send your position statement proposal to AMSN ( for consideration, following the guidelines.  
  2. Your proposed position statement will be reviewed by the AMSN Board of Directors (Board) for approval.
  3. If approved, the Board will delegate responsibility for writing and editing.
  4. The Board approves the edited version.
  5. The proposed position statement will be posted on the AMSN Website for 30 days for member comment. 
  6. The Board will review the member comments and edit the position statement if necessary.  
  7. The edited position statement will continue through the Board approval and member comment process again, until approved.