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Official Journal of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS)

The only journal targeted to clinical nurse specialists in their many roles—as clinician, consultant, educator, researcher, and executive— Clinical Nurse Specialist™ helps nurses stay current with expert insight on what’s best for their patients and best for their future.

The journal addresses the role of the advanced practice nurse, regardless of specialty, with original articles designed to provide the need-to-know clinical information and latest research so critical to today’s practice.  Special sections include pharmacology consult, books-at-a-glance, drug update, and new products and services.

An individual subscription includes 6 print issues, full-text online access to all current and back issues, as well access to Clinical Nurse Specialist™ for the iPad! ®.

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Members of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists receive the journal as a member benefit. For more information call 717-234-6799.

--Latest news along with opinions and perspectives from notable and respected practitioners
--NACNS News
--Original, peer-reviewed articles
--Articles on cost effectiveness, management theory, evaluation tools, role definition, program development, quality assurance
--Editorial commentary
--Illustrations, tables and charts for quick reference
--Journal Citation Report: Impact Factor: .906
  • ISSN: 0887-6274
  • Published: 6 times per year (Bimonthly)
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