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NURSING SPECIALITIES KEY :

• Minimum Education required
Certification credential
• Certifications required
• Possible employment
• Reference / Resources
• Experience needed
Professional Organization
Care Coordination and Transition Management
• RN , ASN / ADN , BSN ( MSN Preferred )
• For certification : RN license ; 2 years of RN experience in a care coordination and transition management role ; 2,000 hours of RN practice in care coordination and transition management within the last 3 years .
CCCTM
• Hospitals ( continuing care settings ); ambulatory care centers ; medical / physician ’ s offices ; military service ; community health settings ; schools , Veterans Affairs
• American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing ( www . aaacn . org )
Chief Nursing Officer – see “ Nurse Executive ” Clinical Nurse Leader – see “ Nurse Executive ”
Clinical Nurse Specialist A Clinical Nurse Specialist ( CNS ) is an advanced practice nurse with expertise in diagnosis and treatment in a specialized area of nursing practice . The CNS focuses on improved patient outcomes and nursing care in three areas : patients , nursing personnel management , and healthcare system .
• BSN and MSN ( or PhD )
• Certified Nurse Specialist ( CNS ) certification exam
• 500 supervised clinical hours ( during advanced practice education )
Varies ( See http :// bit . ly / KZu7Uu )
• Acute care settings ; also outpatient facilities and home care systems
• National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists ( www . nacns . org )
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