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AMSN President’s June Message for the AMSN Blog

It is Time to Embrace Turnover

Nursing turnover is a constant in healthcare and produces many challenges including a high cost because the cost to replace an individual nurse can range from $33,000 to $64,000 depending on the specialty area. When a nurse leaves their practice area, no matter what the reason, it is most often seen negatively.
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Talk the Talk & Walk the Walk

April 2022 There is an adage that says, “Talk the Talk & Walk the Walk.” Essentially, it means that what you say you should do!
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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Shining a Light on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Among the U.S. population, 7-8 percent will have PTSD at some point in their lives. Approximately 10 percent of women and 4 percent of men develop PTSD at some point in their lives.
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AMSN Premier Partner Program

It Takes a Village

A Thank you to our Premier Partners

Did you know that AMSN partners with several organizations to provide resources, education, and support to members?
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Virtual Interviews: A New Norm Post-Pandemic

Tips on how to have a successful virtual interview.

This was a change for all involved, requiring adaptation and some creativity to ensure a smooth experience.
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Take care of yourself!

Self-Care Tips and Wellness During the Holidays

11 Common examples of self-care activities

Self-care is simply a variety of activities that improve your sense of well-being, good mental health and keeping emotions and stress under control. Taking care of yourself is an important part of building your personal resilience, bouncing back from stress, trauma, and burnout.
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Guiding Your Nursing Student to a Career in Med-Surg Nursing

It's the perfect time for you to share your passion for medical-surgical nursing and encourage them build a career in our specialty.

As you work with nursing students on your patient care unit, you’re in the ideal position to notice those who have strong critical thinking skills, enjoy connecting with patients, and collaborate well with others.
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The Art of Relaxation

Soothing the Soul Through the Five Senses

“There is no one way to relax, there are countless ways, but you have to try several to know which of these works best for you.”   ~Brian Luke Seaward
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Teamwork: Keeping Promises, Helping Others, and Listening

There is really nothing better than teamwork!

As we come to the end of 2021, I want to thank each of you for everything you do for your patients and each other every day.  No matter what setting you work in, your job has not been easy.
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Happy Holidays

My Holiday Wishes For You

CEO's Corner - December 2022 Time is such a strange construct. How many of you feel, like me, that 2021 flew by? I mean, it’s the end of 2021, and it feels like it was just yesterday we were all just so happy to put 2020 behind us as we looked forward to a better 2021.
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