*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
RNs preparing to take the Medical-Surgical Certification Examination
This two-day program is designed to help prepare nurses for the medical surgical certification exam and/or assist nurses who wish to refresh their knowledge on current practice trends in medical-surgical nursing. The program will provide a thorough review of each body system with emphasis on common disorders and current treatments/interventions. Legal, ethical, and practice issues will be discussed.
May 16, 2024 | DAY 1: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
May 17, 2024 | DAY 2: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Online Login begins at 7:45 AM
The program follows the framework of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Academy of Medical- Surgical Nursing (AMSN).
Please visit ANCC and AMSN websites to find out more information on eligibility requirements and test dates:
Click this link for the ANCC Website
Click this link for the Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing Website
Through the self-report evaluation, 90% of the participants will gain knowledge of the content related to the Medical Surgical Nursing certification examination and be able to prepare for the certification exam.
About the Speaker
Pam Collins, RN, MSN, CMSRN, RN-MEDSURG BC, NPD-BC
Pam has 40 years of varied nursing experiences that include administration/management, education, and work as an education and legal consultant. While Pam currently works as an Independent Consultant, she maintains her skills by working for a healthcare system in Charlotte, NC. Pam is dually certified in medical-surgical nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses and is also certified in Nursing Professional Development. Pam has extensive experience with the legal aspects of nursing practice and has served as a consultant and expert witness for medical-surgical related cases involving nurses.
12.5 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded to the participants who attend 90% of the course.
South Piedmont Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This program is jointly provided with South Piedmont AHEC and Southern Regional AHEC
Early Registration Fee $225 if received by 4/18/2024
Regular Registration Fee $250 after 4/18/24
Early Group Registration Fee $200 for 3 or more, payment received by 4/18/2024. Contact May Cheung, firstname.lastname@example.org for registration code
Regular Group Registration Fee $225 for 3 or more after 4/18/2024. Contact May Cheung, email@example.com for registration code
Live Webinar Information
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Yuen Cheung DNP, RN, NPD-BC, 704-512-6523