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.

  1. What sort of job/job title do you hold?
    by NICU<3RN Aug 2
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    traumaRUs
  2. AACN Adult/Gero CNS Exam
    by laudate Jul 27
    1
    PICCRN79
  3. Will be taking CNS exam next week - any tips?
    by frashamarim Feb 2, '15
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    bummer83
  4. EXAM HELP
    by mkrezecz Feb 8
    1
    bummer83
  5. What subspecialty will accomplish my goals?
    by PICCRN79 May 21
    3
    PICCRN79
  6. CEN
    CEN
    by Rajdeep24 Apr 11
    2
    Euro_Sepsis
  7. NACNS FALs certification
    by traumaRUs Apr 7
  8. Public Health/Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by One4All Dec 17, '12
    31
    habbas1
  9. Adult/peds ACCN tests
    by traumaRUs Mar 15
    6
    traumaRUs
  10. CNS program for newly licensed RN
    by mslemonade15 Mar 21
    1
    DrAres
  11. Clinical Rotations for Online CNS Program
    by NurseSam84 Nov 10, '17
    9
    traumaRUs
  12. Exam Troubles
    by bjw2600 Nov 14, '17
  13. Clinical Nurse Specialist-Pediatrics?
    by PaigeAmis Oct 17, '17
    2
    NurseSam84
  14. Perinatal CNS No Certification??
    by MikeR26 Oct 8, '17
    5
    adventure_rn
  15. research nurse practitioner vs biomedical engineer
    by Hward11 Oct 4, '17
    5
    Zyprexa
  16. Looking at CNS vs ACNP for APRN First Assist??
    by dchicurn Oct 5, '17
  17. Please help!
    by Nurse3242 Aug 30, '17
    7
    traumaRUs
  18. Is CNS masters program a bad idea for regular RN on hospital floor?
    by Natalie513 Jun 3, '16
    51
    JD2RN
  19. In Need Of Great CNS Review!!
    by Fusser1485 Jun 6, '17
    14
    dragonheart
  20. CNS Salary advice
    by sbj101 Apr 21, '17
    5
    LM NY
  21. MSN Grad Schools - Philadelphia
    by foreveranRN Apr 25, '17
    2
    traumaRUs
  22. Need Preceptors Houston TX!!
    by MeKleinRN Jun 4, '17
  23. chemotherapy
    by mohammedEn Jun 2, '17
    3
    traumaRUs
  24. Chemotherapy specialist interview
    by Mini1 May 13, '17
    1
    traumaRUs
  25. UCLA Phasing Out CNS?
    by pennccrn Nov 3, '16
    5
    juan de la cruz
  26. Non-Prescribing CNS-What's Your Role?
    by MurseJJ May 8, '17
    12
    MGMR
  27. Help with Chicagoland CNS preceptor
    by chicagoCNSstudent Mar 2, '17
    3
    Bumex
  28. Phasing out CNS
    by marigoldey Sep 12, '16
    25
    StayLost
  29. Shame on you ANCC : Psych CNS: Don't precept Psych NP's
    by dmarie82 Sep 13, '16
    29
    dmarie82
  30. How much money do clinical nurse specialists make?
    by lilythorburn Feb 7, '17
    2
    traumaRUs

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