Clinical Nurse Specialist

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Clinical Nurse Specialist

A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice registered nurse, with graduate preparation (earned master's or doctorate) from a program that prepares CNSs. CNSs are clinical experts in a specialized area of nursing practice and in the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions.

A recent systematic review concluded that utilizing CNSs in a hospital setting reduced length of stay and costs of care while improving patient outcomes.

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Jeptha Wade Schureman Scholarship $7,500 March 15, 2017
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Up to $7,000 March 15, 2017
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Scholarship Up to $6,000 March 01, 2017
Dr. Benjamin Cottone Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 15, 2017
Dolan Family Nursing Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 06, 2017
North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows Program $3,000 February 01, 2017
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship $3,000 March 31, 2017
Kristin Runyon Memorial Scholarship $3,000 June 30, 2017
Health and Life Science Scholarship - IUPUI Up to $2,500 May 15, 2017
Arnold and Janice VanderBok Family Scholarship $2,400 February 01, 2017