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. Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by pmshiftrn Sep 13, '11
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    traumaRUs
  2. ANY CNS's/NP's in Ortho, Spine, Neuro or Combo Units
    by bsnanat2 Sep 15, '11
  3. On line CNS for psych
    by mtsteelhorse Aug 4, '11
    4
    RNvampire
  4. ANCC - CNS Adult PMH.  Study suggestions
    by tineann May 1, '11
    5
    mtsteelhorse
  5. Psychiatric CNS in Pennsylvania
    by jpRN84 Apr 5, '10
    4
    cniro7PMHNP-BC
  6. Beginning the CNS journey
    by Mom To 4 Jun 28, '11
    7
    luvleee
  7. Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Closed
    by AngelsRN Aug 30, '06
    23
    grywlf1976
  8. Any kind souls willing to answer thoughtful 12 question written interview for me?
    by cb_rn Jun 5, '10
    9
    skelley53
  9. Does anyone know of a perioperative NP or CNS program?
    by LuvTheOR Jan 15, '11
    9
    LuvTheOR
  10. Any ED CNS' here?
    by WineCountryRN Jan 9, '11
    4
    traumaRUs
  11. Peds CNS...did I make a bad decision!?!?
    by crpRN Oct 21, '10
    8
    nola1202
  12. Clinical Ed Specialist
    by acemanti May 12, '11
    1
    llg
  13. Is CNS the right fit?
    by Jules65RN Apr 15, '11
    2
    traumaRUs
  14. Challenges in CNS role
    by pb30 Apr 1, '11
    2
    pb30
  15. Acute/adult clinical nurse specialist Preceptor
    by tracel1 Mar 21, '11
    1
    RN_Wannabee
  16. Public/Community Health CNS
    by ans2680 Jun 9, '10
    8
    odinhoub2422
  17. Master's Thesis Topic
    by missgill Jan 8, '11
    3
    WineCountryRN
  18. Work more with nurses than patients as a CNS?
    by Joe NightingMale Jan 3, '11
    8
    llg
  19. Limited CNS schools should I be worried?
    by tyloo Dec 24, '10
    20
    traumaRUs
  20. advice for FNP maybe go for peds CNS?
    by shannons1 Dec 27, '10
    5
    traumaRUs
  21. Is acute care CNS the right decision?
    by stacy9998 Dec 15, '10
    2
    canchaser
  22. Peds CNS
    by traumaRUs Dec 16, '10
    2
    traumaRUs
  23. Is CNS a master's degree?
    by Jenn329 Dec 12, '10
    1
    llg
  24. Hi everyone!
    by TamTam23 Dec 5, '10
    2
    jahra
  25. I want to continue on with school... but which route?
    by JSBoston Apr 14, '10
    11
    jahra
  26. Orthopedic CNS
    by jahra Nov 25, '10
  27. CNS or RN degree? - Advice needed!
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    by Newbie7 Oct 1, '09
    22
    neatnurse30
  28. PLEASE Help with Interview questions
    by tabymac Oct 10, '10
  29. Is ORIF hardware always removed?
    by Nursing12345 Jun 1, '10
    5
    sunlitmeadow
  30. Psych CNS - Independent Practice in S. Florida?
    by adaptation Jan 17, '10
    5
    robateau
  31. Help:  APNs needed for interview
    by eager1hasbegun Sep 8, '10
  32. Hours CNS work a week?
    by Lawne Sep 4, '10
    1
    traumaRUs
  33. Help! I need to interview a CNS
    by maomao Aug 30, '10
    6
    traumaRUs
  34. Neonatal CNS exam
    by cajrio Aug 20, '10
    1
    traumaRUs
  35. Looking for Future Preceptors
    by st4rl4dy Aug 14, '10
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