Robin's Nest - AMSN President's Message

  • Posted on: 10 April 2019
  • By: AMSN

Look Me Up at Convention: A Time to Catch Up with Colleagues

by: Robin Hertel, EdS, MSN, RN, CMSRN, President - AMSN

I’m excited to return to Chicago for this year’s AMSN National Convention, the site of my first convention. I was inspired from the time of the opening ceremony until the close of the convention by the high-level sessions, networking opportunities, and wonderful posters.

The Power of Lifelong Learning and Commitment: MSNCB's President Message

  • Posted on: 9 April 2019
  • By: AMSN

Welcome to the April/May Edition of MSNCB's Certification Central, your must-read recertification resource. One of the most common questions I am asked by both new and seasoned nurses concerns my career path in nursing. Specifically, they want to know the how and the why behind my career.

When I reflect on my career, I remember that as a newer nurse I was always eager to learn new skills, techniques, and of course new knowledge. I volunteered for committees, helped with annual skills competency days, and later became a nursing preceptor.

CEO's Corner - April Connections

  • Posted on: 9 April 2019
  • By: AMSN

By Terri Hinkely, MBA, BSN, RN, CCRC, AMSN CEO

Continuing education is a passion of mine. No, really. I work for a professional nursing society where we promote professional development and encourage continuing education. We know that in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) health care environment, continuing education and professional development are critical to navigating our workplaces. That’s why the board of directors and the AMSN staff are focused on providing you with the education and tools you need to be successful at work.

AMSN Statement at The Future of Nursing Committee Public Meeting 2020-2030

  • Posted on: 21 March 2019
  • By: AMSN

PREPARED STATEMENT OF DR. LINDA YODER, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCN, FAAN
ACADEMY OF MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSES IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
BEFORE THE
NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE
FUTURE OF NURSING 2020-2030 INAUGURAL PUBLIC PANEL
WASHINGTON, DC
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Co-chair Doctors Wakefield and Williams, members of the panel, colleagues:

I am Dr. Linda Yoder, immediate past president of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. Thank you for the opportunity to present on behalf of our AMSN President Robin Hertel and our members.

AMSN Call to Action: Support Safe Staffing and Reauthorize Title 8

  • Posted on: 20 March 2019
  • By: AMSN

AMSN Asks Members to Contact Congress: Support Safe Staffing and Reauthorize Title 8

The time is now to build support for improving patient access to quality care by strengthening nursing education!

Will you take a few moments today and write or call your U.S. Representative and say “support safe patient care, cosponsor HR 728 to reauthorize Title 8”?

AMSN 2019 Legislative Agenda

  • Posted on: 20 March 2019
  • By: AMSN

AMSN 2019 Legislative Agenda

The following AMSN Legislative Agenda was adopted by the Board of Directors in February 2019.

The CEO has been directed to mobilize appropriate resources at the federal and state levels to carry it out consistent with the AMSN strategic plan and strategic objectives:

AMSN Commitment to Clinician Well-Being and Healthy Practice Environment

  • Posted on: 5 March 2019
  • By: AMSN

The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is strategically committed to healthy practice environments for medical-surgical nurses. AMSN’s first strategic goal is to support medical-surgical nurses in navigating the changing environment and enhancing their physical, psychological and emotional well-being. AMSN is focused on education, research, strategic partnerships and advocacy to achieve this important goal.

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