General Information

AMSN 2020 Virtual Annual Convention

 

October 22-25, 2020

Earn up to 55 contact hours!

 

Please visit the pages for the individual days of the virtual convention for a complete schedule of live events. On-demand sessions of the virtual convention may be found on the On-Demand Convention Sessions page. All sessions listed are in Eastern time (ET).

We’re excited about the added flexibility, convenience, and networking a virtual convention offers.

Listen to AMSN CEO, Terri Hinkley, as she shares more about the great benefits offered at this year’s AMSN Virtual Convention.

 

What to Expect

 

  • Learn how to navigate the newest nursing challenges and freshen up on the basics.
  • Earn up to 55 contact hours with the complete convention package.
  • Explore convenient package pricing, tailored to meet your CNE contact hour needs.
  • Attend sessions live - as they are happening.
  • Access all convention sessions in the AMSN Online Library, on-demand, self-paced, at your convenience.
  • View poster presentations, with complementary recordings.
  • Visit virtual exhibitors, chat with AMSN sponsors, and learn about the newest products and technologies.
  • Network with your friends and colleagues and make new friends.
  • Earn chances to win great prizes with the Leaderboard Challenge.

All waiting for you from the comfort and safety of your home or office - no travel required!

 

Payment Policy, Fees, and Confirmation Notice
Registrations will be processed only when accompanied by full payment. If a check is returned by the bank for insufficient funds, full payment must include an additional $30 for bank processing charges and must be paid with a cashier’s check, money order, or credit card. If you do not receive registration confirmation one week prior to the meeting, contact the AMSN National Office at 866-877-2676 or amsn@amsn.org. Purchase orders are not accepted as payment. (All fees are in U.S. dollars.)

Cancellations and Substitutions
If you are unable to attend the convention for the live sessions, we want you to know that all session recordings will be available on-demand in the AMSN Online Library for up to two years after the convention. Enjoy the convenience of a self-paced, on-demand, extended learning experience to accommodate your busy schedule. You have up to 2 years to earn your contact hours.

If you still decide to cancel your registration, we can do that minus the $75 administrative fee. Cancellations cannot be accepted after September 22, 2020. AMSN membership dues are non-refundable. All other monies will be returned to the party who originally issued payment. If you are unable to attend, a substitution may be made. If your substitute is not an AMSN member, additional fees may apply. In the event AMSN should find it necessary to cancel or postpone this convention or sessions for any reason including, but not limited to, registration responses, strikes, or acts of God, AMSN will not be liable for registrants’ expenses. In whatever manner the cancellation/postponement is ultimately resolved, AMSN will act responsibly to protect members’ and registrants’ investment in the convention and association.

Photo Release
AMSN occasionally uses photographs of convention participants in promotional and marketing materials (print and digital). By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your image in such media. Additionally, any photos made public and shared through the official AMSN Annual Convention Virtual Platform are the property of AMSN and may be used in these materials.

 

 

 

Registration

As an AMSN member, you receive a $100 registration discount.

A savings of $100, a gain of up to 18 contact hours and the added benefit of a few days of learning from your peers and our practice experts.

Please take the opportunity today to become a member*, gain the discount and secure your seat. It only happens once a year!

*you must become a member before you register to gain the $100 member discount, please visit our join page

Full registration includes:

  • Up to 18 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours
  • AMSN Online Library Access
  • Opening Reception
  • Continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks
  • One “Lunch and Learn”

Deals and Discounts


Continuing Education

Earn up to 18 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours (includes 2 contact hours for poster viewing) for your professional development, recertification, and relicensure.

This convention is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.


Payment Policy, Fees, and Confirmation Notice

Registrations will be processed only when accompanied by full payment. If a check is returned by the bank for insufficient funds, full payment must include an additional $30 for bank processing charges and must be paid with a cashier’s check, money order, or credit card. If payment is not received by the National Office prior to the convention, youmay pay the full amount onsite. If you do not receive registration confirmation one week prior to the meeting, contact the AMSN National Office at 866-877-2676 or e-mail amsn-info@amsn.org. Purchase orders are not accepted as payment. (All fees are in U.S. dollars.)


Cancellations and Substitutions

Cancellations and substitutions must be requested in writing. We will be happy to refundyour registration fee, less a $75 administration fee, if received prior to September 22, 2020. No refunds will be made after this date.

AMSN membership dues are non-refundable. All other monies will be returned to the party who originally issued payment. If you are unable to attend, a substitution may be made. If your substitute is not an AMSN member, additional fees may apply.

In the event AMSN should find it necessary to cancel or postpone this convention or sessions for any reason including, but not limited to, registration responses, strikes, or acts of God, AMSN will not be liable for registrants’ expenses. In whatever manner the cancellation/postponement is ultimately resolved, AMSN will act responsibly to protect members’ and registrants’ investment in the convention and association.


Opening Reception, Exhibit Hall, and Poster Presentations

Join us Thursday evening, October 22, 2020, for the Opening Reception. Enjoy light food and beverages as you network and visit with exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall. The vendors will show you the latest products, technologies, and publications to enhance your practice.

Poster presentations will spotlight the efforts of colleagues and medical-surgical units around the world. Be sure to visit the AMSN booth in the Exhibit Hall and discover more about the association and member benefits. The AMSN booth also features information from the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB), the affiliate certification organization of AMSN.

Guest registration for the Opening Reception on the evening of Thursday, October 22, is $60. Guest badges may be purchased using the registration form found at the end of this document or at the Convention Registration Desk.


Photo Release

AMSN occasionally uses photographs of convention participants in promotional and marketing materials (print and digital). By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your image in such media. Additionally, any photos made public and shared through the official AMSN Annual Convention App are the property of AMSN and may be used inthese materials.


2020 Convention Planning

2020 Program Planning Committee

Virginia Hallenbeck, DNP, RN, CMSRN, ACNS-BC, Chairperson
Gail Daleiden, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, ONC, RNBC, Chair-Elect
Valarie Thomas, DNP, RN, CMSRN
Virginia Hallenbeck, DNP, RN, CMSRN, ACNS-BC
Dianna Copley, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN
Jennifer Miller, MSN, RN, CMSRN, ONC
Yvonne Lyn-Siagian, MSN, RN, CNML Andie Melendez, MSN, RN, CHTP, HTCP, HSMI, RM, Board Liaison
Michele A. Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Education Director

2020 Oral Abstract Review Team

Brooke Brush, MSN, RN, CMSRN, NE-BC
Chris Conn, RN, CMSRN
Monica Johnson, DNP, MSN, MBA-HCM, RN, CMSRN, ONC, LNC
Donna Martin, DNP, RN, CMSRN, CDE, CNE
Melanie O’Neill, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Barbara Potts, MS, MEd, BSN, RN-BC, APRNCNS, ACCNS-AG
Cindy Tynes, DNP, RN-BC
Rebecca White, BSN, RN, NE-BC