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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 CACNS Conference: "The Future is Today: Entering a World of New Practice Challenges for the CNS" Join us on November 12th, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel, Palo Alto. Register early and online. View Details