Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice RN (APN) possessing an MSN as well as specialty certification. The CNS is an educator, consultant, researcher, leader, and/or health care provider who usually has a specialty practice area such as diabetes, cardiology, respiratory, dialysis, pediatrics or psychiatric-mental health.

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  1. Anybody feels they still wanna go the CNS route?
    by maria12 Sep 10, '13
    16
    Psychcns
  2. CNS job posting, doesn't list a specialty
    by SHGR Mar 23
    3
    traumaRUs
  3. Anyone in the USI (Indiana) CNS program?
    by meanmaryjean Feb 5
  4. Adult mental health private practice
    by Ruthcns Jan 29
    1
    resilientnurse
  5. Question about the Nursing Sphere
    by SHGR Dec 15, '13
    3
    SHGR
  6. Question about state authorization for online CNS programs
    by MeggyRN3 Dec 14, '13
  7. CNS Preceptor
    by R222 Oct 31, '13
    2
    SHGR
  8. CNS not recognized
    by pilgrim192 Oct 28, '13
    1
    juan de la cruz
  9. CNS vs. CNL
    by BittyBabyRN Dec 14, '09
    40
    end3r
  10. Future of the CNS
    by SycamoreGuy Nov 19, '12
    19
    SHGR
  11. Anybody still doing or just did or thinking about doing CNS?
    by maria12 Sep 7, '13
    14
    SHGR
  12. Interview a CNS please help
    by raismail21 Oct 4, '13
    2
    raismail21
  13. Adult gero CNS or Acute Care CNS can't decide
    by Krisdrlng76 Sep 27, '13
  14. CNS interview
    by k4nandez Sep 11, '13
    1
    Psychcns
  15. New Facebook group for CNS
    by pilgrim192 Sep 6, '13
    11
    Psychcns
  16. rhode island scope of practice for CNS
    by pilgrim192 Sep 6, '13
    3
    juan de la cruz
  17. CNS as "Change Agent"?
    by LisalaRN99 Sep 11, '13
  18. What do you think of Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNL)?
    by onedayitllbeme May 23, '11
    27
    mygirlmontana
  19. Adult CNS-EXAM
    by Rose23 Mar 18, '11
    84
    ccns34
  20. Family/Individual across the Lifespan CNS?
    by mursej Jul 1, '13
    4
    mursej
  21. looking to get certification..but don't want to go through ANCC
    by Diva Nurse Dani Jun 8, '13
    2
    juan de la cruz
  22. CNS questions
    by Traumanurse11 May 10, '13
    10
    traumaRUs
  23. CNS working in ICU
    by BPnursie May 6, '13
    5
    maria12
  24. Advanced Community Health or International Health CNS
    by cristaleena Mar 31, '11
    12
    cristaleena
  25. Global Disaster Nursing Program/ University of Tenn
    by eaorn112 Oct 17, '12
    1
    twinmommy+2
  26. CNS-Adult primary care? HELP!
    by pilgrim192 Jan 28, '13
    4
    pilgrim192
  27. Calling all current cns students
    by nicolein Jun 28, '12
    52
    Ashley1211
  28. CNS core prep tests
    by nancyg0919 Jan 21, '13
    1
    jford12
  29. Help! Perinatal CNS v.s. CNL v.s. MSN-education
    by rockinbabynurse Jan 4, '13
    10
    nancyg0919
  30. Does anyone have the certified clinical nutritionist (CCN) certification?
    by HealthyNurse Jan 7, '13
  31. CNS Preceptors for a Current Student In Oklahoma
    by jessica.lanelle Nov 2, '12
    2
    jessica.lanelle
  32. Public Health/Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by LynneMundySchweppe Dec 17, '12
    16
    mmcgill
  33. Need Guidance- CNS student already working in a CNS role
    by zip1026 Oct 27, '12
    4
    Ahhphoey
  34. CNS jobs
    by buzzalong Nov 1, '12
    8
    buzzalong
  35. Wait listed for FNP program but offered admission to CNS program
    by fallinnstyle May 13, '12
    6
    buzzalong
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