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Med-Surg Moments is the official podcast of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)*. Our podcast offers an engaging look at the lives of - and surrounding- medical-surgical nurses. We’ll have guests on from every corner of the industry, bringing you stories that are relatable and compelling on myriad topics.

Our goal is to bring you interesting perspectives and insights that will serve you at any step of your nursing career. We truly intend this podcast to be an exciting, interesting go-to source for our listeners, and Med-Surg Moments will creatively incorporate voices from all backgrounds, to help highlight the issues facing you in our medical-surgical nursing community.

You can be assured we’ll do our very best to bring this podcast, always, with personality and compassion, and accuracy in our coverage.

* The content within the Med-Surg Moments Podcast represents the views, thoughts, and opinions of the co-hosts and may not necessarily reflect the views, thoughts, and opinions of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. 

Jun 8, 2021

Alissa and Caroline welcome special guest Dr. Terri Hinkley to discuss med-surg nursing competencies as well as AMSN's first-ever competency model for med-surg nurses across their career span.

 

GUEST & HONORARY CO-HOST

AMSN & MSNCB CEO Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN, CAE

THE CO-HOSTS

Caroline Ashman, MSN,...


May 28, 2021

The co-hosts tackle CLABSI and CAUTI prevention with plenty of tips, scenarios, insights, and personal experiences.

 

THE CO-HOSTS

Caroline Ashman, MSN, RN, CMSRN was born and raised in England. She had two dreams in life – to become a nurse and live in the United States. She accomplished the first task in 1985 and...


May 13, 2021

While dealing with actively dying patients and patient death is not the norm for med-surg nurses, the co-hosts share their insights and experiences regarding how to deal with patients, their families, and your own self-care when it comes to the death of a patient.

 

THE CO-HOSTS

Caroline Ashman, MSN, RN, CMSRN was born...


Apr 13, 2021

Alissa and Chelsea reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed their lives and the lives of med-surg nurses a year later.

 

THE CO-HOSTS

 

Alissa Brown, BSN, MSN, RN, CMSRN is a clinical nurse educator from the University of Utah Health. She has been working in the health care industry for almost 12 years and...


Mar 18, 2021

Alissa, Caroline, and Chelsea talk about the importance of Certified Nurses Day and offer plenty of ideas on how to celebrate and recognize the CMSRNs in your unit.

 

THE CO-HOSTS

 

Alissa Brown, BSN, MSN, RN, CMSRN is a clinical nurse educator from the University of Utah Health. She has been working in the health care...