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.

  1. Does anyone have the certified clinical nutritionist (CCN) certification?
    by HealthyNurse Jan 7, '13
    1
    sailnurse123
  2. What do you think of Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNL)?
    by onedayitllbeme May 23, '11
    29
    Hope2banurse1
  3. Public Health/Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by One4All Dec 17, '12
    23
    SiwanRN
  4. Clinical Rotations for Online CNS Program
    by NurseSam84 Nov 10, '17
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    traumaRUs
  5. EXAM HELP
    by mkrezecz Feb 8
  6. Exam Troubles
    by bjw2600 Nov 14, '17
  7. Clinical Nurse Specialist-Pediatrics?
    by PaigeAmis Oct 17, '17
    2
    NurseSam84
  8. Perinatal CNS No Certification??
    by MikeR26 Oct 8, '17
    5
    adventure_rn
  9. research nurse practitioner vs biomedical engineer
    by Hward11 Oct 4, '17
    5
    Zyprexa
  10. Looking at CNS vs ACNP for APRN First Assist??
    by dchicurn Oct 5, '17
  11. Please help!
    by Nurse3242 Aug 30, '17
    7
    traumaRUs
  12. Is CNS masters program a bad idea for regular RN on hospital floor?
    by Natalie513 Jun 3, '16
    51
    JD2RN
  13. In Need Of Great CNS Review!!
    by Fusser1485 Jun 6, '17
    14
    dragonheart
  14. CNS Salary advice
    by sbj101 Apr 21, '17
    5
    LM NY
  15. MSN Grad Schools - Philadelphia
    by foreveranRN Apr 25, '17
    2
    traumaRUs
  16. Need Preceptors Houston TX!!
    by MeKleinRN Jun 4, '17
  17. chemotherapy
    by mohammedEn Jun 2, '17
    3
    traumaRUs
  18. Will be taking CNS exam next week - any tips?
    by frashamarim Feb 2, '15
    14
    rnresearcher
  19. Chemotherapy specialist interview
    by Mini1 May 13, '17
    1
    traumaRUs
  20. UCLA Phasing Out CNS?
    by pennccrn Nov 3, '16
    5
    juan de la cruz
  21. Non-Prescribing CNS-What's Your Role?
    by MurseJJ May 8, '17
    12
    MGMR
  22. Help with Chicagoland CNS preceptor
    by chicagoCNSstudent Mar 2, '17
    3
    msufan3710
  23. Phasing out CNS
    by marigoldey Sep 12, '16
    25
    StayLost
  24. Shame on you ANCC : Psych CNS: Don't precept Psych NP's
    by dmarie82 Sep 13, '16
    29
    dmarie82
  25. How much money do clinical nurse specialists make?
    by lilythorburn Feb 7, '17
    2
    traumaRUs
  26. CNS Preceptors for a Current Student In Oklahoma
    by jessica.lanelle Nov 2, '12
    5
    LearningOkieRN
  27. Psychiatric/Mental Health CNS Versus Child Services Social Work
    by dreamcatcher17 Dec 6, '16
    8
    MHDNURSE
  28. CNS role questions
    by karajoy Nov 1, '16
    6
    pennccrn
  29. Allergy or Normal Reaction?
    by clockwood Oct 30, '16
    2
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  30. CNS to DNP
    by ray-man Sep 11, '16
    4
    traumaRUs

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