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NACNS Member Input Needed for CMS!

January 8, 2020

Calling All NACNS Members! Please take advantage of this opportunity to voice your concerns regarding challenges for CNS practice and advocating for full practice authority. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking additional input and recommendations regarding elimination of specific Medicare regulations that require more stringent supervision than existing state scope of...

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute Announces 2020 Class of Fellows

December 16, 2019

The Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute (CNSI) is pleased to announce the 2020 Class of CNSI Fellows. This is a highly prestigious honor and only awarded to those members of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) who epitomize the excellence of Clinical Nurse Specialist as leaders of the nursing profession, staunch advocates for patients...

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NACNS supports the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 2019

November 11, 2019

In an effort to reduce opioid overdose associated deaths in the US, NACNS supports the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 2019. Click here to learn more.

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