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 vs. NP
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  2. Want to become a CNS in pain management
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    by Heogog53 Aug 9, '09
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  3. CNS is an Advanced Nurse Practice?
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    by Inspire1983 Jul 20, '09
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  4. NP survey-- Please help
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    by avery Jul 16, '09
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  5. CNS or NP with cardiac specialty?
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    by marie mendoza Jul 15, '09
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  6. Pharmacy Nursing?
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    by cutebrnkze Jul 16, '09
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  7. Any advanced practice rehab nurses in Ohio
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    by hollierncrrn Jul 2, '09
  8. Psychiatric CNS job in Rhode Island
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    by Balki Jun 29, '09
  9. Nursing web site help please
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    by snowyRN Jun 26, '09
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  10. Years of experience necessary/recommended before becoming CNS in psychiatric nursing?
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    by jo716 Jun 10, '09
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  11. Anyone know of a Post-master's certificate program
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    by moonshadeau Jun 18, '09
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  12. First day of unemployment
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    by moonshadeau May 26, '09
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  13. How is your experience as a Psychiatric (pediatric) CNS vs RN in same field?
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    by jo716 Jun 10, '09
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  14. MS in Nursing vs MSN does this matter?
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  15. What am I?
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    by deb18 May 6, '09
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  16. CNS Questions
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    by dgclough Apr 30, '09
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  17. Hospitalist CNS?
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    by Super Nurse JoshuA Mar 22, '09
  18. Where can I get the 3 P's
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    by jfailla Mar 9, '09
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  19. CNS for Patient Ambulatory Therapy Services (PATS)
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    by missdubbie Mar 5, '09
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  20. Serious illness:  More seen by NP or CNS?
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    by Joe NightingMale Mar 1, '09
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  21. Can and does the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  delegate any tasks?
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    by Akercat Mar 1, '09
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  22. HELP with a debate!
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    by RN2BN08 Feb 26, '09
  23. Help! I need a CNS!!
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    by SnarfGirl Feb 20, '09
  24. Examples of Empathy Tests
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    by kkhilliard Feb 19, '09
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  25. Help I need to Interview a Nurse Manager, Case Manager Practicing NP
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    by Niccinu Feb 17, '09
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  26. Supervision requirements of psychiatric CNS by psychiatrist?
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    by WANT2BANURSESOON Feb 15, '09
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  27. Maternity/OB Clinical Specialist
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    by ER1010 Dec 20, '04
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  28. Clarification: CNS v. NP (sorry to repeat!)
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    by ChiLanQui Feb 1, '09
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  29. Any Adult/Geriatric CNS's around?
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    by NurseKatie08 Dec 23, '08
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  30. challenges and oppotunities
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    by sunshine222 Jan 21, '09
  31. Anyone hold two CNS specialty certifications?
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    by traumaRUs Jan 18, '09
  32. Transitional experiences
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    by mwalydia Jan 14, '09
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  33. Renewal Requirements
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    by Vito Andolini Dec 22, '08
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  34. Acute Care CNS:  Any of you out there?
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    by Joe NightingMale Jul 21, '08
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  35. Nursing Research - Free Articles?
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    by JerseyGir1 Dec 19, '08
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