Online Learning

AMSN Online Library

The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) Online Library is a large collection of medical-surgical CNE activities. In one location, you can:

  • earn contact hours from AMSN publications, convention sessions, and other learning modules.
  • print or store your CNE certificates or transcripts.
  • search by source or topic.
  • learn anytime that meets your schedule.
  • access content anywhere internet accessible – computer, smartphone, or tablet.

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Listed in the tabs below are the kinds of online learning available through the AMSN Online Library.

Convention Sessions

AMSN captures live multimedia recordings from our Annual Conventions. Sessions are priced individually (with CNE) or by conference (CNE extra). You can search the sessions by keyword or topic.

Past convention attendees have indefinite access to their content and can earn more contact hours for an additional cost.

Member Benefit: Every month, members are given a new featured convention session with CNE for free. New sessions are posted on the first of the month.

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Periodicals and Modules

The AMSN Online Library holds CNE articles from these publications:

You can purchase individual articles to read online, submit your evaluation, then print or store your certificate. CNE are available on articles for two years. Older articles are still accessible without CNE. On occasion, AMSN offers CNE opportunities from other learning modules which may be included in the Online Library.

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*Member Benefit: Members don’t pay for CNE in periodicals online*. If you are a member, all you need to do is:

  1. Log in to the AMSN Online Library using your AMSN email address and password.
  2. Read content from MEDSURG Nursing or MedSurg Matters! (online or in print)
  3. Evaluate the article(s) online.
  4. Print your certificate(s) immediately or later.

* Free CNE are only available in the AMSN Online Library. If you submit CNE evaluation from the MEDSURG Nursing via fax or mail, there is a $10 processing fee.

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Certification Review Course

The AMSN Certification Review Course is recorded live at the Annual Convention every year. You can purchase the two-day review course in the Online Library for learning on the go.

Facilities can purchase site licenses for their nurses at a deep discount through the Facility Site License program.

*Member Benefit: Members receive a special discounted rate for the Certification Review Course.

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For Members

Members can earn CNE contact hours from the AMSN Online Library for free or at discounted rates.

  • Featured convention session (one per month) is free.
  • MEDSURG Nursing CNE articles are free*.
  • MedSurg Matters! CNE articles are free.
  • Certain convention content is discounted.
  • Certification Review Course is discounted.

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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.