Help! Perinatal CNS v.s. CNL v.s. MSN-education - page 2

by rockinbabynurse 5,802 Views | 10 Comments

I am currently enrolled in an MSN-education program, specifically the RN-MSN path. I have worked for 17 yrs as an L/D nurse and fulfill a lot of the roles of a CNS, I teach, precept, work on instituting EBP into our unit etc...... Read More

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    Quote from procrastinator911
    student nurse here, Can someone please explain the difference between an advanced practice nurse and a clinical nurse specialists?
    In some states, (but I don't know if in ALL states) a CNS is an APN. There are 4 APNs (advanced practice nurse). They are Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Certified nurse midwife, nurse practitioner, and certified Nurse Midwife.
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