Position statement: Clinical nurse specialist
It was hoped that the glaucoma clinical nurse specialist
role and clinic would reduce waiting times for glaucoma referrals (category 3 and 4 referrals) to the service.
Any nurse who has passed the Clinical Nurse Specialist
in Public/Community exam on or before May 17, 2008 will be permitted to hold and use the credential Public/Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
Board Certified (PHCNS-BC) as long as they maintain an active certification.
Roberts is a clinical nurse specialist
in pediatric intensive care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
This change has been supported by the major CNS stakeholder organizations, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), the International Society of Psychiatric Nurses (ISPN) and the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
(NACNS); ANCC worked closely with these groups to assure that all issues and perspectives were considered.
The roles of clinical nurse specialist
and nurse practitioner may be complementary but fulfil different functions.
Among advanced practice nursing roles, the clinical nurse specialist
is most often compared to the nurse practitioner.
I have long identified the clinical nurse specialist
as a dying role in nursing.
Once the pathway was in use, the neuroscience clinical nurse specialist
worked with staff on the units within the continuum to resolve issues with implementation.
Most of the specialists interviewed agreed with Marie Namey, clinical nurse specialist
at the Cleveland Clinic's Mellen Center for MS Treatment and Research, that "any kind of exercise is helpful in keeping the bowel moving properly, even just stretching while you're in bed or a wheelchair.
She also held positions as a Medical Claims Coordinator and a Clinical Nurse Specialist
Report by Northland District Health Board paediatric allergy and eczema clinical nurse specialist