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


Course Times
May 18, 2023 | DAY 1: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
May 19, 2023 | DAY 2: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Online Login begins at 7:30 AM

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.

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 Collins, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC
Pam has more than 35 years of varied nursing experience. She has worked as a staff/charge nurse for medical-surgical and pediatric units. Her experience also includes nurse management, nursing administration, nursing education and consulting. While Pam currently works as an independent consultant, she maintains her skills by working as a clinical educator for medical-surgical and specialty surgery at an acute care facility in Charlotte, NC. Pam is dually certified in medical-surgical nursing from the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Additionally, she has partnered with various nursing schools to assist nursing students in their preparation for the NCLEX Exam.
Pam speaks nationally on clinical and legal topics for the healthcare professional. Her passion is evidenced by her energy, presentation style and ability to engage the audience. She was awarded the 2013 South Carolina Educator of the Year Award by the South Carolina AHEC Consortium and considers it a privilege to share her expertise.

CE Information:
12.5 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded to the participants who attend 90% of the course.
The Charlotte 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 Charlotte AHEC, Southern Regional AHEC, and Wake AHEC.

Registration Fee:
Early Registration Fee $225 if received by 4/19/2023
Regular Registration Fee $250 after 4/19/23
Early Group Registration Fee $200 for 3 or more, payment received by 4/19/2023. Contact May Cheung, for registration code
Regular Group Registration Fee $225 for 3 or more after 4/19/2023. 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 18 - 19, 2023
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
May 18 - 19, 2023
Check-In Time
7:45 AM
12.50 - Contact Hours
12.50 - Nursing Contact Hours
Live Webinar
May 18 - 19, 2023
Live Webinar
Pre-Registration before 4/20/2023
Pre-Registration for Group Rate for 3 or more. Please contact May Cheung at to obtain a registration code.
Contact Hours
Nursing Contact Hours