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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Nurse Specialists develop uniform standards for quality care and work with staff nurses to ensure that those standards are being met. They are required to possess strong managerial skills and an ability to anticipate potential staff/patient conflicts.

For more in-depth information check out the article Clinical Nurse Leaders.


Median Annual Salary


$76,209


Educational Requirements


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Master’s or Ph.D in a clinical nursing specialty. There is also a CNS certification process provided by the American Nurses Credentialing Center


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Related Organizations


National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists


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