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Who We Are

The Clinical Nurse Specialist assumes the role of leader, clinician, researcher, educator, patient care advocate, consultant, inter and intra departmental liaison, and resource professional. The CNS directs, supervises and guides nursing staff and health care team members in the provision of patient care.

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  • Our Network

    CACNS has grown from a handful of members to over 350 participating clinical nurse specialists throughout California. Our active membership body and board member volunteers  have helped us expand into a strong network of skilled practitioners.

  • Membership

    Our large and multi talented group has created an energy that has seen us through significant growth as we strive to keep our members abreast of the legislative and political changes affecting the role of the clinical nurse specialist locally, regionally and nationally.

  • CACNS Events

    Annual Conference
    “Conquering Change in an Evolving Healthcare Environment” Kicking off a celebration of our 30th anniversary!”
    Saturday, October 28, 2017
    Santa Barbara
    Join Us!