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Mar 14, 2024

Maybe you've heard the term "clinical nurse specialist" or "CNS" before but are not exactly sure how that differs from a nurse practitioner or nurse educator. In this episode, Kati interviews Dr. Mitzi Saunders, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, the President of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, and they discuss:

  • The definition of a CNS and how the CNS supports the bedside nurse
  • CNS vs. NP
  • A typical day in the life of a CNS
  • The educational pathway to CNS
  • Tips and encouragement from Mitzi

For the complete guide on how to become a CNS, click here:

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