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. Family/Individual across the Lifespan CNS?
    by mursej Jul 1, '13
    13
    mursej
  2. Future of the CNS
    by SycamoreGuy Nov 19, '12
    21
    ŽNurse
  3. New regs for APRNs, MA
    by GrnTea Aug 1
    1
    pilgrim192
  4. clinical nurse specialist behavorial health and neo
    by THORNTONJACK Jul 28
    3
    karnicurnc
  5. Can A CNS work as a staff nurse?
    by dreamct Aug 8, '12
    12
    Whispera
  6. Lactation specialty and MSN degrees
    by bnlgoodrichRN Jul 7
    5
    cfcgogo
  7. Anyone in the USI (Indiana) CNS program?
    by meanmaryjean Feb 5
    1
    AmberBecker
  8. Board certification for CNS
    by natalyk Jun 11
    7
    traumaRUs
  9. Help! I am looking for CNS preceptors in the Oklahoma City area
    by BPnursie Jun 3
    8
    traumaRUs
  10. Grad School Project Ideas
    by sarahrueda Jun 5
    1
    Whispera
  11. CNS student
    by Madriver May 31
    4
    kubivern
  12. Anybody feels they still wanna go the CNS route?
    by maria12 Sep 10, '13
    20
    BPnursie
  13. Certification CNS
    by Vanilla101 May 3
    5
    traumaRUs
  14. CNL Masters vs BSN?
    by cacurlytop May 19, '10
    7
    bluebell2014
  15. CNS job posting, doesn't list a specialty
    by SHGR Mar 23
    3
    traumaRUs
  16. Adult mental health private practice
    by Ruthcns Jan 29
    1
    resilientnurse
  17. Question about the Nursing Sphere
    by SHGR Dec 15, '13
    3
    SHGR
  18. Question about state authorization for online CNS programs
    by MeggyRN3 Dec 14, '13
  19. CNS Preceptor
    by R222 Oct 31, '13
    2
    SHGR
  20. CNS not recognized
    by pilgrim192 Oct 28, '13
    1
    juan de la cruz
  21. CNS vs. CNL
    by BittyBabyRN Dec 14, '09
    40
    end3r
  22. Anybody still doing or just did or thinking about doing CNS?
    by maria12 Sep 7, '13
    14
    SHGR
  23. Interview a CNS please help
    by raismail21 Oct 4, '13
    2
    raismail21
  24. Adult gero CNS or Acute Care CNS can't decide
    by Krisdrlng76 Sep 27, '13
  25. CNS interview
    by k4nandez Sep 11, '13
    1
    Psychcns
  26. New Facebook group for CNS
    by pilgrim192 Sep 6, '13
    11
    Psychcns
  27. rhode island scope of practice for CNS
    by pilgrim192 Sep 6, '13
    3
    juan de la cruz
  28. CNS as "Change Agent"?
    by LisalaRN99 Sep 11, '13
  29. What do you think of Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNL)?
    by onedayitllbeme May 23, '11
    27
    mygirlmontana
  30. Adult CNS-EXAM
    by ER823 Mar 18, '11
    84
    ccns34
  31. looking to get certification..but don't want to go through ANCC
    by Diva Nurse Dani Jun 8, '13
    2
    juan de la cruz
  32. CNS questions
    by Traumanurse11 May 10, '13
    10
    traumaRUs
  33. CNS working in ICU
    by BPnursie May 6, '13
    5
    maria12
  34. Advanced Community Health or International Health CNS
    by cristaleena Mar 31, '11
    12
    cristaleena
  35. Global Disaster Nursing Program/ University of Tenn
    by eaorn112 Oct 17, '12
    1
    twinmommy+2
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