15 Exciting Careers with an Advanced Nursing Degree
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 additional information from actual nurses in this field, please see the Clinical Nurse Specialists discussion thread.
Median Annual Salary
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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