Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Last updated 06/07/2021

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License Fee Description Exemptions
None

Description

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) independently provides advanced theory and research-based care to clients, and facilitates attainment of health goals. Within the practice of advanced nursing, the CNS provides innovation in nursing practice, based upon clinical expertise, evidence-based decision making, and leadership skills. The CNS practices within three (3) spheres of influence. These three spheres of influence are: individual clients and populations; nurses and other multidisciplinary team members; and organizations. Practice may target one or more spheres of influence.

Duration

2 years

Renewal Information

Duplicate License Requirements

None

Processing Time

Processing Time Description
2-3 Weeks Processing time dependent on when pertinent documents are received in the office.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Prerequisites

As described in OAR 851-054-0040.

Required Documentation

Proofs of completion of prerequisites.

Examination Information

None

Continuing Education Requirements

Complete 40 contact hours of continuing education during the past two years prior to renewal.

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Bonding Requirements

None

Insurance Requirements

None

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