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Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing [18 VAC 90 ‑ 19]
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4/8/19  5:25 pm
Commenter: Cynthia M. Fagan, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Support for CNS Regulatory Changes

I support the The Virginia Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists petition to revise the regulations governing Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) registration and practice.  The recommendations are necessary to clarify CNS registration requirements and to differentiate the CNS role from that of the professional nurse reflected in the current regulatory language.