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 Ed Specialist
    by acemanti May 12, '11
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    llg
  2. Is CNS the right fit?
    by Jules65RN Apr 15, '11
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    traumaRUs
  3. Challenges in CNS role
    by pb30 Apr 1, '11
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    pb30
  4. Acute/adult clinical nurse specialist Preceptor
    by tracel1 Mar 21, '11
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    RN_Wannabee
  5. Public/Community Health CNS
    by ans2680 Jun 9, '10
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    odinhoub2422
  6. Master's Thesis Topic
    by missgill Jan 8, '11
    3
    WineCountryRN
  7. Work more with nurses than patients as a CNS?
    by Joe NightingMale Jan 3, '11
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    llg
  8. Limited CNS schools should I be worried?
    by tyloo Dec 24, '10
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    traumaRUs
  9. advice for FNP maybe go for peds CNS?
    by shannons1 Dec 27, '10
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    traumaRUs
  10. Is acute care CNS the right decision?
    by stacy9998 Dec 15, '10
    2
    canchaser
  11. Peds CNS
    by traumaRUs Dec 16, '10
    2
    traumaRUs
  12. Is CNS a master's degree?
    by Jenn329 Dec 12, '10
    1
    llg
  13. Hi everyone!
    by TamTam23 Dec 5, '10
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    jahra
  14. I want to continue on with school... but which route?
    by JSBoston Apr 14, '10
    11
    jahra
  15. Orthopedic CNS
    by jahra Nov 25, '10
  16. CNS or RN degree? - Advice needed!
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    by Newbie7 Oct 1, '09
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    neatnurse30
  17. PLEASE Help with Interview questions
    by tabymac Oct 10, '10
  18. Is ORIF hardware always removed?
    by Nursing12345 Jun 1, '10
    5
    sunlitmeadow
  19. Psych CNS - Independent Practice in S. Florida?
    by adaptation Jan 17, '10
    5
    robateau
  20. Help:  APNs needed for interview
    by eager1hasbegun Sep 8, '10
  21. Hours CNS work a week?
    by Lawne Sep 4, '10
    1
    traumaRUs
  22. Help! I need to interview a CNS
    by maomao Aug 30, '10
    6
    traumaRUs
  23. Neonatal CNS exam
    by cajrio Aug 20, '10
    1
    traumaRUs
  24. Looking for Future Preceptors
    by st4rl4dy Aug 14, '10
  25. Prospects for a FNP with a Psych secondary certification
    by t2krookie Jul 20, '10
    10
    panman
  26. Prescriptive Authority in GA
    by jlhs1969 May 7, '10
    5
    SharonH, RN
  27. what kind of masters program to become a CNS?
    by haitianrn Jul 13, '10
    8
    juan de la cruz
  28. MPH + CNS Dual Programs?
    by Chrish0204 Jul 7, '10
    1
    traumaRUs
  29. Finding preceptor for CNS program
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    by hisblueskies Dec 12, '07
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    traumaRUs
  30. State of CA CNS vs. NP
    by allsmiles2008 Dec 21, '09
    18
    elkpark
  31. CNS Scope of Practice in Mississippi
    by Bumashes May 29, '10
    6
    Bumashes
  32. cns scope of practice
    by harveyla May 20, '10
    4
    harveyla
  33. Parent - Child CNS?
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    by waterlily252 Jan 18, '09
    12
    ans2680
  34. Board Certified
    by pokey_2010 Apr 4, '10
    3
    MedicineCNS
  35. can you work part-time or prn as a cns??
    by NICU<3RN Mar 17, '10
    4
    MedicineCNS
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