Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- The United States has a shortage of primary care doctors, and some policymakers want to fill the gap by expanding the role of nurse practitioners. But the two professions are engaged in a turf war over who can do the job better, a new survey finds.
How will health care reform affect nurses?
Interestingly, the Affordable Care Act is changing nursing at many levels. There are 4 Advanced Practice Nurses [APN] (Clinical Nurse Specialists [CNS], Midwives [CNM], Anesthetists [CNRA], and pratitioners [NP]) but not all were recognized in all 50 states of our nation. Since the Affordable Care... Full Post
What is a clinical nurse specialist?
The National Association for Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) defines a Clinical Nurse Specialists ( CNS ) as a "licensed registered nurses who have graduate preparation (Master’s or Doctorate) in nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Clinical Nurse Specialists are expert clinicians in a spe... Full Post