AMSN President’s January 2023 Message
To the AMSN members, my name is Marisa Streelman, and I am excited to begin my presidency for AMSN in 2023. When I started attending meetings and volunteering for AMSN I did not see myself in this position. However, my engagement in nursing has continued to grow with the work I have done with AMSN, and this has led me to continue to be a leader for medical-surgical nurses.Read More
What Does 2023 Have in Store for Us?
I remember when we used to be excited for a new year because it always indicated a fresh start, a new opportunity, and a time to consider what we might like to change or accomplish with our personal and/or professional lives. I have seen a lot of memes on social media telling us to sneak into 2023 quietly so we do not draw attention to ourselves given the past three years we’ve experienced.Read More
Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays Everyone!
I cannot believe it is already time for 2022 to come to a close. It has been a whirlwind of activities for me in my first year as your president and I know there will be more growth and opportunities for all of us in 2023.Read More
CEO’s December Message for the AMSN Blog
Taking Control of Your Career Did you know that the current nursing vacancy rate is approximately 17%? That figure is up over 7% from last year, with over 80% of hospitals having a RN vacancy rate of over 10%, while it is taking approximately 3 months to find a nurse to fill a vacancy1.Read More
AMSN is no stranger to the current economic climate, and we understand that you face tough financial decisions just as we do. AMSN Membership dues will be increasing to $99 as of January 1, 2023. This member dues increase will not affect the New to Practice Membership.Read More
CEO’s November Message for the AMSN Blog
November 1st of each year is Medical-Surgical Nurses Day. Since then, we’ve been celebrating medical-surgical nurses from around the country and the world during Medical-Surgical Nurses Week from November 1-7th.Read More
AMSN President’s November 2022 Message
It is already November—we are fully into fall, planning for the holiday season, and we get to celebrate Medical-Surgical Nurses Week!Read More