The Official Journal of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

Clinical Nurse Specialist addresses the practice of clinical nurse specialists in diagnosis and treatment to prevent, remediate, or alleviate illness/suffering and promote health within defined populations -- regardless of specialty. From shaping the role of the clinical nurse specialist to examining new methods of cost-effectiveness, Clinical Nurse Specialist spans the field with original articles of the highest caliber. Special sections include pharmacology consult, entrepreneurship, technology for practice, books-at-a-glance, and legislative/regulatory updates. And now, readers can use this journal as a convenient means of acquiring CE contact hours in the following areas: research ethics, AIDS, child and adolescent psychiatry, computers, and critical care.