Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

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.

Course Times
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

Learning Outcome:
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 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.

CE Information:
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

Registration Fee:
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, for registration code
Regular Group Registration Fee $225 for 3 or more after 4/18/2024. Contact May Cheung, for registration code

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

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  • Discuss anatomy and physiology of each body system.
  • Discuss common disorders of each body system, treatment modalities, and nursing interventions to include outcome and evaluative criteria.
  • Analyze underlying etiologies of disruptions in physiologic homeostasis to include shock, pain, nutrition and lab interpretation.
  • Explore legal and ethical implications of professional nursing issues and concerns.
  • Discuss test-taking strategies used for success.


Yuen Cheung DNP, RN, NPD-BC, 704-512-6523


May 16 - 17, 2024
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Pam Collins MSN, CMSRN, NPD-BC
May 16 - 17, 2024
Check-In Time
7:45 AM
12.50 - Nursing Contact Hours
Live Webinar
May 16 - 17, 2024
Live Webinar
Pre-Registration before 4/18/2024
Pre-Registration for Group Rate for 3 or more before 4/18/24. Please contact May Cheung at to obtain a registration code.
Nursing Contact Hours