AMSN Annual Convention

The AMSN Convention will help you improve patient care and connect with other nurses who share your compassion and commitment.

25th Annual AMSN Convention
September 29 - October 2, 2016
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, D.C. 20008-4106

Go to the Official AMSN Convention Website and Register

2016 Annual Convention Information

Registration Form & Fees

Full convention: AMSN member, $515; regular price, $615
*Prices subject to change.

The convention brochure and registration form are available for download.

Hotel and Tour Information

Wardman Park Hotel
2260 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008

Rooms at the Marriott Wardman Park are limited. Wardman Park Reservations

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC 20008

A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Annual Convention in Washington, DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel across the street from the Marriott Wardman Park.

Room rate is $205 single/double plus applicable taxes and includes complimentary guestroom Wi-Fi.

The discounted hotel rate is available until September 6, 2016 or until rooms sell out. Reservations made after this date are subject to space and rate availability.

Looking forward to seeing you in D.C.!

IMPORTANT NOTE: AMSN does not use a housing bureau for hotel reservations. No one from AMSN or the conference hotel will ever call you to make a hotel reservation. Only make reservations through the link on our official AMSN Convention Website or by calling the hotel direct.


Marriott Wardman Park

  • On-site parking, fee: 45 USD daily
  • Valet parking, fee: 50 USD daily
  • Garage height clearance 5 feet 10 inches

Omni Shoreham - Valet parking only including in/out privileges ($49 per car daily)

  • 0 – 2 hours: $27
  • 2 – 24 hours: $49
  • Daily max: $49

*Prices are inclusive of tax

**All prices subject to change without notice.

Washington by Night Tour

After you enjoy the education sessions, networking events and exhibit hall, explore the countless activities and excitement the city has to offer. AMSN will have the "Washington by Night" Tour on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 6:00pm - 9:45pm.

Read more about it.

Happening at the Convention

  • 2016 AJJ Award recipient and featured speaker: Dr. Timothy Porter O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN
  • Online Library Access - After the convention, you receive full access to all convention sessions. You can also earn additional CNE contact hours.
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course (2 days) - Whether you are studying for the CMSRN® certification exam or seeking a refresher, this course is for you! It includes a brief review of each body system, common conditions and treatments and much more (13.75 contact hours for both days).
  • Sit for the CMSRN® exam - The exam will be offered immediately after the convention on Monday, October 3, 2016. Plan ahead and visit MSNCB to submit your application before the August 1, 2016 deadline (additional fee).

Deals, Discounts, and Group Rates

View the convention website and get information savings on:

W9 Form

The W9 Form - Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification is available for download. The form is pre-populated with 2016 Conference information for your employer.


Additional Information

Other information

  • Past conventions in the AMSN Online Library
  • Recent conventions
  • AMSN Photo Release - AMSN will take photos of attendees throughout the convention. These photos are for AMSN and MSNCB use only and may appear on the websites, newsletters, conference brochures, social media outlets, or other future promotional material. This also includes photos taken and/or uploaded by attendees and AMSN staff using the convention app by. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media. AMSN will have an extensive photo gallery online after the convention - so get your smiles on!

If you are not an AMSN Member, find out about all the benefits of membership, and/or join!


Join us at the 25th Annual Convention on September 29-October 2, 2016, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC.

For the most recent information regarding:

  • Prospectus
  • Exhibit Application
  • Program Book
  • Sponsorship
  • Exhibitors who participated at the 2015 AMSN Annual Convention

Visit the Exhibiting & Other Opportunities at the 25th Annual Convention page.

Convention Questions

If you have any questions regarding the convention, please contact us using this form specifically to ask convention related questions.

Call for Abstracts (2017)

  • Speaker submissions are open until October 30, 2016.
  • Poster submissions are open until May 15, 2017.

Submit your abstract today.

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