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Deciding to become a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)? Here is what you need to know.

Nurse Abnormalities

The reason I am starting to write more informative posts on nursing education vs. lifestyle posts is because I have noticed the amount of inaccurate information online regarding these topics. I want to clarify that I am a dual board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist.

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Q & A With Forensic Nurse, Michelle Patch

Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine

Michelle Patch, PhD, APRN-CNS, DF-AFN, FAAN, is an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, an adult health clinical nurse specialist, and an advanced forensic nurse. We caught up with Dr. Patch to learn more about forensic nursing and her career and research as a forensic nurse.


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Nurse of the Week: Meet Long Island’s 2022 Nurse of Excellence

Daily Nurse

Nurse leaders from Long Island’s hospitals and nursing education programs honored Patricia Woloszyn, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NPP psychiatric clinical nurse specialist at Stony Brook University Hospital, with the 2022 Nurse of Excellence Award. The Nurse of Excellence Award Ceremony, […].

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Oklahoma bill that would allow nurses to prescribe drugs heads to Gov. Stitt's desk

Health Leaders | Nursing

A bill allowing nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and nurse midwives to prescribe medications in Oklahoma is headed to the governor's desk.

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Trust Your Gut: The Profound Implications of the Microbiome for Our Health

Amercan Journal of Nursing

However, as a gastroenterology clinical nurse specialist, I now recognize there can be a literal meaning to that phrase with the recent discovery of the microbiome and its implications for our health. The transformative potential of the microbiome.

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Emerge Stronger: Program Helps Nurses Heal, Navigate Loss

Consult QD

They develop relationships with our patients and advocate tirelessly on their behalf, but things don’t always go as planned,” says Dianna Copley , DNP, APRN-CNS, ACCNS-AG, CCRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Cleveland Clinic. “It

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Automated Tool Helps Identify Pediatric Patients with Slow Clinical Deterioration

Consult QD

“With PEWS, patient care nursing assistants would take a patient’s vital signs and manually input them into the electronic health record [EHR]. Unfortunately, manual errors such as transposed data could go unnoticed,” explains Carla Anderson, MSN, APRN, CCRN-K, CPN, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. “In