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. CNS and experience
    by LunaLovegood567 Nov 8
    3
    PICCRN79
  2. CNS exam (ANCC)
    by Z-Tona Nov 19
  3. MSN only requirement for CNS?
    by mommy2boysaz Jan 27, '12
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    mmc51264
  4. Looking for schools in texas to become a Nurse Specialist
    by SheCanRN Oct 10
    4
    traumaRUs
  5. From CNS to CM? other options?
    by Myethpio Sep 21
    3
    Ahhphoey
  6. CNS: Admin > Clinical?
    by brandonchaas Aug 31
    7
    WestCoastSunRN
  7. ANCC AGCNS Exam
    by nursegb2013 Aug 24
  8. What sort of job/job title do you hold?
    by NICU<3RN Aug 2
    2
    traumaRUs
  9. AACN Adult/Gero CNS Exam
    by laudate Jul 27
    1
    PICCRN79
  10. Will be taking CNS exam next week - any tips?
    by frashamarim Feb 2, '15
    15
    bummer83
  11. EXAM HELP
    by mkrezecz Feb 8
    1
    bummer83
  12. What subspecialty will accomplish my goals?
    by PICCRN79 May 21
    3
    PICCRN79
  13. CEN
    CEN
    by Rajdeep24 Apr 11
    2
    Euro_Sepsis
  14. NACNS FALs certification
    by traumaRUs Apr 7
  15. Public Health/Community Clinical Nurse Specialist
    by One4All Dec 17, '12
    31
    habbas1
  16. Adult/peds ACCN tests
    by traumaRUs Mar 15
    6
    traumaRUs
  17. CNS program for newly licensed RN
    by mslemonade15 Mar 21
    1
    DrAres
  18. Clinical Rotations for Online CNS Program
    by NurseSam84 Nov 10, '17
    9
    traumaRUs
  19. Exam Troubles
    by bjw2600 Nov 14, '17
  20. Clinical Nurse Specialist-Pediatrics?
    by PaigeAmis Oct 17, '17
    2
    NurseSam84
  21. Perinatal CNS No Certification??
    by MikeR26 Oct 8, '17
    5
    adventure_rn
  22. research nurse practitioner vs biomedical engineer
    by Hward11 Oct 4, '17
    5
    Zyprexa
  23. Looking at CNS vs ACNP for APRN First Assist??
    by dchicurn Oct 5, '17
  24. Please help!
    by Nurse3242 Aug 30, '17
    7
    traumaRUs
  25. Is CNS masters program a bad idea for regular RN on hospital floor?
    by Natalie513 Jun 3, '16
    51
    JD2RN
  26. In Need Of Great CNS Review!!
    by Fusser1485 Jun 6, '17
    14
    dragonheart
  27. CNS Salary advice
    by sbj101 Apr 21, '17
    5
    LM NY
  28. MSN Grad Schools - Philadelphia
    by foreveranRN Apr 25, '17
    2
    traumaRUs
  29. Need Preceptors Houston TX!!
    by MeKleinRN Jun 4, '17
  30. chemotherapy
    by mohammedEn Jun 2, '17
    3
    traumaRUs

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