Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)

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. CNS role questions
    by karajoy Nov 1
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  2. UCLA Phasing Out CNS?
    by pennccrn Nov 3
  3. Phasing out CNS
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  4. Allergy or Normal Reaction?
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  5. Shame on you ANCC : Psych CNS: Don't precept Psych NP's
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  6. CNS to DNP
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  7. CNS title
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  8. I'm speechless!!!
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  9. Career change to CNS
    by eshilts Jan 19
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  10. Is a CNS masters program a bad idea if i just want to be a regular RN on hospital floor?
    by Natalie513 Jun 3
    26
    sailornurse
  11. Merry Christmas from the PA BON
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  12. Help! I am looking for CNS preceptors in the Oklahoma City area
    by BPnursie Jun 3, '14
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  13. CNS Preceptors for a Current Student In Oklahoma
    by jessica.lanelle Nov 2, '12
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  14. CNS's in North Carolina
    by misty320 May 21
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  15. CNS vs NI salary
    by ivylee May 10
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  16. Teaching Peritoneal Dialysis
    by reeniedoc Apr 29
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  17. NTI 2016
    by guest12/23/15 Apr 15
    1
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  18. master degree in diabetic podiatry
    by waq985qas Apr 10
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  19. CNS vs. CNL
    by BittyBabyRN Dec 14, '09
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  20. Overdosing on Prescription Painkillers: Dying for Pain Relief?
    by yhl1975 Feb 25
  21. New to Nursing World
    by VuJD Jan 10
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  22. CNS programs for Adult/Gero
    by sbaker935 Nov 22, '15
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  23. Public Health/Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by One4All Dec 17, '12
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  24. ACCNS-AG EXAM - Need some pearls of wisdom to ace the exam
    by rackyokah Sep 13, '15
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  25. Ancc cns adult health
    by TN1stCAVCSA Oct 1, '15
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  26. How difficult is it to find a job as a MSN-CNS?
    by aperusquia Oct 15, '15
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  27. Which CNS certification?
    by mursej Nov 5, '14
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  28. PEDS CNS exam to be retired Dec 2015
    by traumaRUs Sep 22, '14
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  29. MS in Nursing vs MSN does this matter?
    by criticalHP Mar 2, '09
    17
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  30. Preceptor needed in Houston, TX
    by feelix Aug 22, '15

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