Careers Dentistry Medical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Career description:

Clinical nurse specialists (CNS) are advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) that serve as experts in evidence-based nursing practice within one of a number of different specialty areas. They integrate their advanced knowledge of disease processes in assessing, diagnosing, and treating patient illnesses, but their role extends beyond providing patient care.

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • Direct patient care
  • Diagnosing and treating illnesses, injuries, and disabilities
  • Improve healthcare delivery within individual facilities, hospital systems, and integrated health systems
  • Research evidence-based practice studies
  • Develop new research standards and protocols
  • Bridge research findings and patient care

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