Member Achievements - It's All About YOU!

Have you or your unit received recognition or an award for a new patient quality initiative, or excellence in patient care? Have you reached a milestone in your career? Tell us the story. We want to hear about your achievement! Your experience may motivate other med-surg nurses. This category is open to AMSN members only.

Read the stories below, and/or share a story of your own:

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Medical Surgical Assistant Professor: What the Heck Am I Doing?

by: Vonda H. Boone, RN, MSN-NE, CMSRN

As a seasoned nurse for over 30 years, I was excited to begin a new chapter in life and finally realized the dream of being an educator at the university level. Applications were made to several colleges and universities before landing a job in a well-known university in Northeast Louisiana. Excitement built up inside as the new journey began. My nerves just about oppressed the entire opportunity before it ever began.

Central Valley Chapter Celebrates One Year Charter Anniversary

#614 Chapter - Central Valley Med/Surg Nurses has had a great first year! We started with 5 members and now have 40! We hosted a free movie night featuring the Caroline Jones Documentary "The American Nurse". We had...

Greater Berks Chapter President Melissa Armstrong Receives Award

By Mary Ann Killian BSN,RN,CMSRN. I nominated Melissa for the Excellence in Mentoring/Teaching Award given by Reading Health System during our annual Nurse's Gala...

Nursing from the Heart: What it takes to Care

With a little over 17 years in nursing, I have experienced pain and sorrow but mostly joy. As I was growing up in Central America, I was always that one little girl who was curious about what was going on when a family or friend was ill or had died suddenly.

Unit E2 Received the Reading Health System 2014 Nursing Excellence Award for Unit/Department Professional Excellence

Proud AMSN Member Mary Ann Killian BSN,CMSRN shares her story... "The nursing team at our facility received this achievement because we created a positive patient experience throughout the year.”

2014 AMSN Career Mobility Scholarship Recipient Roque Anthony Velasco, BSN RN PHN CMSRN, Talks About Receiving This Award

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity in choosing me to receive the 2014 AMSN Career Mobility Scholarship. I am much honored to be a recipient of this award.

Cancer Care Champion Award Presented

Hosted by the Jodie Matta-Dillinger Foundation Cancer Resource Center, on October 19th, 2013, med-surg nurse Nora Evans was honored to receive the Cancer Care Champion award.

AMSN National Director Cindy Barrere Wins Prestigious Award

I was thrilled and honored to receive the Virginia A. Henderson Diamond Jubilee Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research 2013, sponsored by the Connecticut Nurses Association.

Member Achievements - How it Works!

The "It's All About YOU!" section of the AMSN Website features YOUR stories. There are be stories about groups (chapters, units, facilities, etc.) and their activities and success stories. The stories may be personal interactions with patients or colleagues. We encourage you to submit stories, pictures, videos, and first-hand accounts of your experiences to share with the visitors of AMSN.