The roles of the Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Clinical Nurse
Specialist(CNS), Nurse Practitioner(NP),Certified Registered Nurse
Anesthesia(CRNA),Nurse Educator, and Nurse Administrator are not reflective of our
current needs in healthcare.
I disagree with this statement as I believe that APRN play a vital role in todays and in the future
of our healthcare needs. In the hospital setting that I work in I have come across many APRN’s
in different modalities such as nurse navigators (CNS), ARNP’s, CRNA’s and nurse