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Center for Professional Practice of Nursing

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing




AMSN Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course


July 26 & 27 

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (registration at 7:30 a.m.)
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Ballroom
Course # 07735
Capacity: 75

Continental breakfast and lunch are included in fee.

Course description

This two-day course will provide those taking the medical-surgical certification exam with information necessary for success. This course is also ideal for nurses who desire a refresher course or who are transitioning from another area into medical- surgical nursing. Course includes a brief explanation of each body system, common pathological conditions, treatments and appropriate nursing assessments and interventions.

Topics include

  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Fluids & Electrolytes
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Respiratory System
  • Hematological System
  • Integumentary Systems
  • Cardiovascular System & Shock
  • Endocrine System & Diabetes
  • Renal & Genitourinary Systems
  • Musculoskeletal & Neurologic Systems
  • Pain, Cancer, Post-Op, Nutrition 
  • Nursing Practice Roles

CMSRN exam preparation

  1. Complete the exam application through 
    • UC Davis Health System employees apply for the FailSafe Program through CPPN before applying for the exam
  2. Start Studying
  3. Review the Exam Blueprint and Domains of Practice
  4. Take a Review Course
  5. Make Your Final Preparations

C.E. contact hours

14.0 contact hours. Continuing Nursing Education activities are co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

AJJ is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

AJJ is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 5387. Licensees in the state of CA must retain this certificate for 4 years after the CE activity is completed.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if the fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$200 registration fee.

Community registrants

$235 registration fee.
$200 registration fee for groups of three or more registering together from the same institution.

Refund policy

Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class to receive a full refund. A $75 service fee will be charged after this date. If the provider cancels the course a full refund will be provided.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available at the Marriott Hotel with parking ticket validation for class attendees. UC Davis Health System employees are encouraged to park in lots 12 or 14 with a UC Davis parking permit.