Welcome to NACNS
NACNS Urges Members To Comment On
2018 Standard Occupational Classification Recommendations
Today, NACNS has launched a web page designed to help its members send a letter to the Office of Management and Budget regarding the inclusion of the CNS as a "broad category" in the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification.
This web page has links to:
- The Standard Occupational Classification Policy Committee recommendations
- Directions for submission of personal comments
- Talking points
- Additional resources.
The deadline for submitting comments is September 20, 2016.
NACNS President Responds to USA TODAY Oped Criticizing Proposed VA APRN Rule
Read the letter from NACNS President Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, MC-CNS, FAAN, to the editor of USA TODAY in response to an op-ed criticizing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposed rule to allow APRNs to practice to the full extent of their education and training.
Download the letter here (PDF)
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS), founded in 1995, exists to enhance and promote the unique, high value contribution of the clinical nurse specialist to the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities, and to promote and advance the practice of nursing.
Members of NACNS benefit from national, regional, and local efforts of the Association to make the contributions of CNSs more visible.