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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. 

Sep 7, 2022

From multiple gunshot wounds to unexpected life-changing injuries, Caroline and Parker share stories and insights regarding the unique challenges of caring for trauma patients in the med-surg unit. 







Caroline Ashman, MSN, RN, CMSRN was born and raised in England. She had two dreams in life – to...

Aug 10, 2022

Tired of decisions being made about nursing without the input of nurses?  Parker welcomes Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) recipient Theodore Urbano to talk about why we must all learn how to engage in nursing advocacy. 


Theodore Urbano, MA, BSN, RN, CMSRN, CCP


Chelsea Parker RN, BSN,...

May 12, 2022

Alissa and AMSN CEO Terri Hinkley discuss the RaDonda Vaught story, her criminal conviction, the impact on our nursing profession, and where we go from here. 



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


Alissa Brown, MSN, RN, CMSRN, NPD-BC is a clinical nurse educator from the University...

Mar 11, 2022

Join us as we celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Med-Surg Moments and say farewell to Evie as she moves on from the show.  PLUS, your chance to become a Med-Surg Moments Co-Host. 



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...

Nov 16, 2021

An episode for aspiring nursing students. Alissa and Chelsea share their med-surg nursing advice and insights with those considering nursing school. Be sure and share this episode with an aspiring nursing student!



Alissa Brown, BSN, MSN, RN is a clinical nurse educator from the University of Utah Health. She...