AMSN 2020 Virtual Convention



October 22-25, 2020


Earn up to 55 contact hours!



Win A 5 day/4 Night Cruise for Two

NurseCon at Sea, with Nurse Blake

April 2021

Designed by Nurse Blake for Nurses and Nursing Students


All convention registrants of the 2020 AMSN Virtual

Convention are automatically entered to win!


Includes balcony suite, all food, entertainment, conference events & activities, parties, continuing education, taxes, fees, and gratuities, all aboard Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas.


"No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Full details and rules and regulations are accessible here.




Featured Guests


Nurse Blake is Coming!

Of YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and Facebook fame, Blake is donating his time to be with you for our convention Happy Hour on Friday, October 23.

So, raise a glass, and get ready to let your hair down as you share a smile with this funny man.


Learn more about Nurse Blake here!






Comedian Georgie Carroll

Saturday Night

Born and raised in Manchester, England; now a proud Australian, Georgie Carroll is a comedian, nurse, wife, and mother. Her bluntness and charm coupled with a razor-sharp wit, give her a broad-spectrum appeal that can be put into any room, with any line-up, and shine!





Special Perks


Super Swag Bag

All registered convention attendees will receive a special prize pack from AMSN – including an AMSN-branded cup to enjoy your favorite beverage, when Nurse Blake comes onto the scene. There will also be lots of other goodies in the prize pack to brighten your day and show off your med-surg nurse pride!



Podcast Guest Host Spot Might Be YOURS!

Convention registrants will be automatically in the running to be a guest co-host of the live recording of Med-Surg Moments: The AMSN Podcast during convention! We will select two registrants to be part of the production. It could be you. Live Recording


Date: Sunday, October 25th, 10am ET




Contests, challenges, social sections, and networking

Our virtual platform is set up to promote social and networking opportunities galore. As soon as the platform opens, we’ll send convention registrants an email to start poking around.


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






Featured Speakers


Opening Address, Thursday, October 22, 2020

Coming Up for Air: Resiliency, Self-Care, Healthy Boundaries and YOU!


Brian Luke Seaward, PhD, is regarded as one of the foremost experts in the field of stress management and a pioneer in the fields of mind-body-spirit healing and corporate health promotion. Dr. Seaward’s mission is to make this a better world in which to live by having each of us reach our highest potential. He is a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association and conducts hundreds of professional development trainings for nurses all across the world.



Keynote Address, Friday, October 23, 2020

Contributing to Health Care: From Medical-Surgical Nursing to Health Policy


Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, is a visiting professor at Georgetown University and also at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to these appointments, Dr. Wakefield was named by President Obama as the first nurse to serve as the acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the second most senior position in the Department. Dr. Wakefield is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) and a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. In 2019 she was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Wakefield has served on
a number of public and not-for-profit boards and committees bringing expertise in nursing, health care quality, and access to care and health workforce. Early in her career, she practiced as a medical-surgical nurse.