The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to the practice of medical-surgical nursing.
AMSN is a vibrant community of more than 10,000 medical-surgical nurses who care about improving patient care, developing personally and professionally, advocating for the specialty of medical-surgical nursing, and connecting with others who share their compassion and commitment.The strategic goals focus on workplace advocacy; evidence-based practice, research and knowledge; professional development; national leadership and influence; and organizational health.
The mission of AMSN is to promote excellence in medical-surgical nursing.
Medical-surgical nurses use their powerful voice and focused action to continuously improve patient care.
Medical-surgical nursing is a distinct specialty with its own body of knowledge.
We believe patients receive better care when medical-surgical nurses: