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Clinical Nurse Specialists Echo Nurses’ Need for Balance of Mind, Body and Spirit During National Nurses Week

May 6, 2017

“The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists is pleased that this year, National Nurses Week is focusing inward on the health and wellbeing of nurses, the largest group of health care professionals. This year’s theme, Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit, and the designation of 2017 as the Year of the Healthy Nurse...

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The American Health Care Act Threatens Health Care Affordability, Access and Delivery

May 4, 2017

“By passing the American Health Care Act today, the U.S. House of Representatives are threatening health care affordability, access and delivery for millions of Americans. As members of the advanced practice nursing community, the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists is deeply troubled that the new legislation would allow insurance companies to charge more to...

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National Nursing Association Announces 2017 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Members

April 19, 2017

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists announced its 2017-2018 Board of Directors at the group’s annual conference in Atlanta last month. NACNS represents thousands of clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) nationwide who provide direct patient care and lead initiatives to improve health care quality and clinical outcomes, and reduce costs. The newly elected board members...

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