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. Anyone know about this online Adult Health CNS program?
    by leenie71 Oct 21, '11
    2
    SHGR
  2. CNS-Women's Health in California
    by kris443 Apr 11, '12
  3. Need help preparing for the Adult Health CNS exam
    by RN_Wannabee Apr 11, '12
  4. Ancc cns med/surg exam
    by LeapofFaith Jan 6, '11
    11
    btoprani2002
  5. Need help from a CNS!
    by Mommy2be Mar 23, '12
    3
    Mommy2be
  6. Adult CNS or NP for advanced practice with Wound/Ostomy
    by coupb8222 Mar 21, '12
    1
    coupb8222
  7. CNS to FNP
    by JinJerEvans Feb 4, '12
    12
    btoprani2002
  8. adult psychiatric cns ancc test- Passed
    • Closed
    by deb18 Jul 14, '09
    8
    carol6001
  9. Interview(Please help)
    by TiffanyRN!! Mar 7, '12
    5
    TiffanyRN!!
  10. CNS certification exam
    • Closed
    by ricknick92 Jun 5, '08
    5
    nicolein
  11. Interviewee needed!!
    by N1colina Mar 1, '12
    4
    N1colina
  12. Chronic viral meningitis
    • Closed
    by Sebmax Apr 3, '03
    3
    traumaRUs
  13. need advise on becoming a CNS
    by ERNurseScott Feb 19, '12
    1
    juan de la cruz
  14. MSN only requirement for CNS?
    by mommy2boysaz Jan 27, '12
    15
    mommy2boysaz
  15. CNS as Educators
    • Closed
    by ChelleChelle Sep 1, '07
    17
    llg
  16. CNS educational programs
    by Noimanurse May 24, '11
    10
    Ahhphoey
  17. CNS prescriptive Authority in IL
    by chibikurumi Jan 11, '12
    3
    traumaRUs
  18. So Excited!!
    by Ahhphoey May 13, '11
    8
    GitanoRN
  19. PLEASE HELP!!!  CCNS Exam Review
    by stacy9998 Jan 4, '12
    2
    canoe42965
  20. Anyone taken the peds CNS exam recently?
    by traumaRUs Jun 30, '10
    2
    traumaRUs
  21. NACNS Conference March 2012 in Chicago - anyone going?
    by traumaRUs Dec 14, '11
  22. Direct-entry CNS programs: ridiculous idea?
    by laflaca Dec 6, '11
    2
    laflaca
  23. CNS! Is this a Dying Specialty!?
    by Visuals Mar 14, '11
    60
    Dr.Naija_Queen
  24. CNS salary?
    by obprof Aug 13, '11
    6
    wabbott
  25. Is it hard to get into MSN program
    by LynnLRN Nov 22, '11
    1
    czyja
  26. psych child CNS vs. adult psych NP
    by RNvampire Sep 7, '11
    5
    traumaRUs
  27. DPS and DEA
    by LeapofFaith Oct 24, '11
  28. Anyone know of any job sites for psych cns?
    by scottRN1975 Sep 29, '11
    1
    NICU_babyRN
  29. New RN-?'s for CNS OR CNL
    by 2BlessedRN Oct 3, '11
    2
    dwagner100
  30. Please help! I need to interview a cns for a paper :)
    by climbrn Sep 28, '11
    2
    climbrn
  31. Please help! I need a np interveiw for a paper
    by climbrn Sep 27, '11
    2
    climbrn
  32. Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by pmshiftrn Sep 13, '11
    13
    traumaRUs
  33. ANY CNS's/NP's in Ortho, Spine, Neuro or Combo Units
    by bsnanat2 Sep 15, '11
  34. On line CNS for psych
    by mtsteelhorse Aug 4, '11
    4
    RNvampire
  35. ANCC - CNS Adult PMH.  Study suggestions
    by tineann May 1, '11
    5
    mtsteelhorse
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