Clinical Nurse Specialists

LTC clinical nurse specialists urged to weigh in on core competencies

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Clinical nurse specialists in long-term care, and their managers, are encouraged to weigh in on what specific core competencies are needed for the job. The request comes from authors working on the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists' 2017 Draft CNS Core Competencies.

Specialized nurses better for RA: study

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Clinical nurse specialists provided more education and psychosocial support for rheumatoid arthritis patients, who in turn improved more and had fewer unplanned hospital admissions than those seeing a physician, a new study shows.