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. CNS-Adult primary care? HELP!
    by pilgrim192 Jan 28, '13
    4
    pilgrim192
  2. Calling all current cns students
    by nicolein Jun 28, '12
    52
    Ashley1211
  3. CNS core prep tests
    by nancyg0919 Jan 21, '13
    1
    jford12
  4. Help! Perinatal CNS v.s. CNL v.s. MSN-education
    by rockinbabynurse Jan 4, '13
    10
    nancyg0919
  5. Does anyone have the certified clinical nutritionist (CCN) certification?
    by HealthyNurse Jan 7, '13
  6. CNS Preceptors for a Current Student In Oklahoma
    by jessica.lanelle Nov 2, '12
    2
    jessica.lanelle
  7. Public Health/Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by LynneMundySchweppe Dec 17, '12
    16
    mmcgill
  8. Need Guidance- CNS student already working in a CNS role
    by zip1026 Oct 27, '12
    4
    Ahhphoey
  9. CNS jobs
    by buzzalong Nov 1, '12
    8
    buzzalong
  10. Wait listed for FNP program but offered admission to CNS program
    by fallinnstyle May 13, '12
    6
    buzzalong
  11. Can a cns switch specialty?
    by pilgrim192 Oct 14, '12
    9
    buzzalong
  12. CNS and work as bedside RN?
    by buzzalong Oct 28, '12
    4
    buzzalong
  13. CNS--CA
    by buzzalong Oct 26, '12
  14. CNS Practicum
    by siaknikikoRN Oct 9, '12
    2
    RN_Wannabee
  15. Medicare/Medicaid Reimbursement Vs. Private insurance
    by dreamct Sep 28, '12
    1
    jer_sd
  16. CNS transition interview needed for CNS student assignment
    by ScooterDoo1965 Sep 20, '12
    4
    traumaRUs
  17. Are there any CNS out there?
    by CherryERRN Sep 8, '12
    11
    Psychcns
  18. Happy cns week everyone!!
    by nicolein Sep 4, '12
    8
    CherryERRN
  19. First Semester CNS student looking for a CNS contact to interview
    by dreamct Sep 6, '12
    3
    traumaRUs
  20. University of South Alabama's CNS DNP track
    by Vboyd Jun 25, '12
    1
    nicolein
  21. Anyone Going for DNP now or Later??
    by nicolein Aug 13, '12
    10
    michael8i
  22. Oregon CNS career possibilities
    by kroar Jul 29, '12
    8
    kroar
  23. CNS Students- Thesis vs Capstone project???
    by nicolein Aug 12, '12
    3
    nicolein
  24. Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Exam
    by btoprani2002 Jan 24, '12
    16
    tyloo
  25. Different roles for CNS's??? Come on guys share what you do!
    FAQs by traumaRUs Oct 1, '06
    118
    ROLO
  26. NACNS Members
    by nicolein Aug 2, '12
    4
    tyloo
  27. Looking to network with Hospice CNS!!!
    by nicolein Jul 26, '12
  28. Can any nurses answer my questions? Please!
    by MsMarshaRN Jul 18, '12
    1
    SHGR
  29. Mental Health CNS Online Education
    by CHickenLatte9 Jul 17, '12
    1
    Psychcns
  30. pls enlighten me..
    by iamgabrielle Jul 7, '12
    1
    Whispera
  31. CNS-BC versus CCNS?
    by ERNurseScott Feb 19, '12
    4
    jambala
  32. Clinical Nurse specialist???
    • Closed
    by Lee2584 Oct 13, '08
    31
    MccRnGuy
  33. How competitive are CNS programs?
    by grownuprosie May 17, '12
    3
    grownuprosie
  34. Salary negotiations
    by stacy9998 May 12, '12
    6
    traumaRUs
  35. JSU's online MSN?
    by Jess793B May 3, '12
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