National Certified Nurses Day was established in 2006 in honor of Dr. Margretta Madden Styles, EdD, RN, FAAN.
She was an American nurse, author, educator, and nursing school dean who transformed the profession of nursing. Dr Styles was instrumental in developing stricter criteria and credentialling standards for nursing. She helped conceive and establish comprehensive standards for the national certifications of nurses. Certified Nurses Day is commemorated annually on her birthday March 19.Read More
The Ongoing Need for DEI Initiatives
AMSN first spoke out on issues of DEI with an anti-racism pledge in June 2020. We committed to doing more and we have been working to make that happen. I wanted to provide an update on the work we have been doing and our next steps. Before I do that, though, I thought I would share some data on why this work remains critically important for AMSN.Read More