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. Can a cns switch specialty?
    by pilgrim192 Oct 14, '12
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    buzzalong
  2. CNS and work as bedside RN?
    by buzzalong Oct 28, '12
    4
    buzzalong
  3. CNS--CA
    by buzzalong Oct 26, '12
  4. CNS Practicum
    by siaknikikoRN Oct 9, '12
    2
    RN_Wannabee
  5. Medicare/Medicaid Reimbursement Vs. Private insurance
    by dreamct Sep 28, '12
    1
    jer_sd
  6. CNS transition interview needed for CNS student assignment
    by ScooterDoo1965 Sep 20, '12
    4
    traumaRUs
  7. Are there any CNS out there?
    by CherryERRN Sep 8, '12
    11
    Psychcns
  8. Happy cns week everyone!!
    by nicolein Sep 4, '12
    8
    CherryERRN
  9. First Semester CNS student looking for a CNS contact to interview
    by dreamct Sep 6, '12
    3
    traumaRUs
  10. University of South Alabama's CNS DNP track
    by Vboyd Jun 25, '12
    1
    nicolein
  11. Anyone Going for DNP now or Later??
    by nicolein Aug 13, '12
    10
    michael8i
  12. Oregon CNS career possibilities
    by kroar Jul 29, '12
    8
    kroar
  13. CNS Students- Thesis vs Capstone project???
    by nicolein Aug 12, '12
    3
    nicolein
  14. Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Exam
    by btoprani2002 Jan 24, '12
    16
    tyloo
  15. Can A CNS work as a staff nurse?
    by dreamct Aug 8, '12
    5
    SHGR
  16. Different roles for CNS's??? Come on guys share what you do!
    FAQs by traumaRUs Oct 1, '06
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    ROLO
  17. NACNS Members
    by nicolein Aug 2, '12
    4
    tyloo
  18. Looking to network with Hospice CNS!!!
    by nicolein Jul 26, '12
  19. Can any nurses answer my questions? Please!
    by MsMarshaRN Jul 18, '12
    1
    SHGR
  20. Mental Health CNS Online Education
    by CHickenLatte9 Jul 17, '12
    1
    Psychcns
  21. pls enlighten me..
    by iamgabrielle Jul 7, '12
    1
    Whispera
  22. CNS-BC versus CCNS?
    by ERNurseScott Feb 19, '12
    4
    jambala
  23. Clinical Nurse specialist???
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    by Lee2584 Oct 13, '08
    31
    MccRnGuy
  24. How competitive are CNS programs?
    by grownuprosie May 17, '12
    3
    grownuprosie
  25. Salary negotiations
    by stacy9998 May 12, '12
    6
    traumaRUs
  26. JSU's online MSN?
    by Jess793B May 3, '12
  27. DPN v. CNS or CNL
    by WKShadowRN Apr 23, '12
    4
    WKShadowRN
  28. CNS vs NP?
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    by NICUplease Apr 17, '08
    99
    WKShadowRN
  29. Anyone know about this online Adult Health CNS program?
    by leenie71 Oct 21, '11
    2
    SHGR
  30. CNS-Women's Health in California
    by kris443 Apr 11, '12
  31. Need help preparing for the Adult Health CNS exam
    by RN_Wannabee Apr 11, '12
  32. Ancc cns med/surg exam
    by LeapofFaith Jan 6, '11
    11
    btoprani2002
  33. Need help from a CNS!
    by Mommy2be Mar 23, '12
    3
    Mommy2be
  34. Adult CNS or NP for advanced practice with Wound/Ostomy
    by coupb8222 Mar 21, '12
    1
    coupb8222
  35. CNS to FNP
    by JinJerEvans Feb 4, '12
    12
    btoprani2002
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