Core Practice Doctorate Competencies

Core Practice Doctorate Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Competencies (2009) (PDF)

Core Practice Doctorate Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Competencies Endorsing Organizations (as of December 2009):

  1. Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, AMSN
  2. American Association of Colleges of Nurses, AACN
  3. American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses, ASPAN
  4. American Nephrology Nurses Association, ANNA
  5. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing, AWHONN
  6. Emergency Nurses Association, ENA
  7. Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, HPNA
  8. National League for Nursing, NLN
  9. Oncology Nursing Society, ONS