The bright future for clinical nurse specialist practice.


This article discusses the past, present and future of Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) practice and education and identifies how 4 major shifts will impact CNS practice: 1) the APRN Consensus Paper, 2) the Affordable Care Act, 3) the Institute of Medicine's 'Future of Nursing' paper, and finally 4) the journey to Magnet status for many institutions. Each of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cnur.2012.02.009

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@article{Patten2012TheBF, title={The bright future for clinical nurse specialist practice.}, author={Stephen P Patten and Kelly A Goudreau}, journal={The Nursing clinics of North America}, year={2012}, volume={47 2}, pages={193-203, v} }