What is a clinical nurse specialist?

Answer A clinical nurse specialist, also called a CNS, is a type of nurse with an advanced degree. CNSs work in a variety of healthcare settings and provide many types of care for patients with all sorts ... Read More »

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Is a registered nurse first assistant a clinical nurse specialist?

A registered nurse first assistant is not a clinical nurse specialist. A CNS is a specialized nurse practitioner, with similar responsibilities as a physician. A RNFA must be a certified perioperat... Read More »

How do I become a clinical nurse specialist?

What is a Clinical Nurse SpecialistClinical nurse specialists (CNSs) are advanced-practice registered nurses who have chosen a specific discipline to focus on, such as a population (pediatrics, ger... Read More »

How do i become a neonatal clinical nurse specialist?

Become a registered nurse, opting to get a bachelor's degree in the field of nursing through an accredited program instead of just an associate degree. In addition to an education, which includes h... Read More »

How much does a clinical nurse specialist earn?

Clinical Nurse Specialists are advanced practice nurses who focus on a specialization. According to, as of November 2009 clinical nurse specialists make between $62,000 and $85,000 per... Read More »