MEDSURG Nursing Journal

MEDSURG Nursing JournalPublished six times a year, MEDSURG Nursing is the official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). It is a refereed journal that provides clinicians with multidisciplinary information they need to provide evidence-based, clinically excellent patient care to enhance their nursing practice.

AMSN members receive a print edition of MEDSURG Nursing as a direct benefit of membership.

Additionally, members may view the current edition in a digital version of the journal to view on virtually any computer, tablet, or smartphone.

View the Digital Edition (must log in as an AMSN Member)

Visit the MEDSURG Nursing Website, find complete information about the journal and all of its features.

To view past digital issues

AMSN Members, once you have logged into the current edition via the link/button above, look for and click on either the three bar icon or the asterisk icon . Viewing options include "Contents View" or "Page View."

Scroll through the issue covers and click the desired issue and/or article.


CE Articles from Past Issues for AMSN Members

CE articles from past issues of MEDSURG Nursing are always available for free to all AMSN members (and $20 per article for non-members).

  • Go to the AMSN Online Library, and log in
  • In the left navigation menu, locate "Other CE Opportunities"
  • Select MEDSURG Nursing Journal
  • Once there, you can filter your search by Date | Resource | Keyword

Additional Information for non-members of AMSN

MEDSURG Nursing is indexed with several document delivery services like CINAHL, Ovid, and PubMed. Find more information on accessing past issues via these services.


Journal CNE

MEDSURG Nursing offers 2-5 CNE articles per issue. AMSN members may earn the associated contact hours FREE in the AMSN Online Library. Non-members can earn the contact hours in the AMSN Online Library for $20 per article.

FREE Monthly CNE from the AMSN Online Library!