What Tools and Technologies Are Clinical Nurse Specialists Using to Do Their Job?

Tools

Wood’s lamps

Wheelchairs

Visual acuity charts

Venous Oxygen Saturation SVO2 monitors

Vaginal exam specula

Urine analysis equipment

Urinary catheters

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Urinalysis test strips

Umbilical catheters

Ultrasound transducers

Transvenous pacemakers

Transport cardiac monitors

Transfer boards

Transcutaneous pacemakers

Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation TENS equipment

Traction weights

Tracheotomy sets

Tracheal suctioning equipment

Tourniquets

Tongue blades

Thoracentesis trays

Thoracentesis kits

Telemetry monitors

Tablet computers

Swan Ganz artery catheters

Suture removal kits

Surgical staple removers

Surgical scalpels

Surgical razors

Surgical irrigation sets

Straight surgical scissors

Straight hemostats

Sphygmomanometers

Specimen collection containers

Specialty patient care beds

Skin staplers

Sandbags

Safety goggles

Ring forceps

Ring cutters

Reflex hammers

Pulse oximeters

Pulmonary artery catheters

Protective medical face masks

Protective gowns

Protective face shields

Pneumatic boots

Pill splitters

Pill crushers

Pericardiocentesis kits

Pediatric crash carts

Patient walkers

Patient restraints

Oxygen flowmeters

Oxygen delivery masks

Oxygen concentrators

Otoscopes

Ostomy equipment

Orthopedic splinting equipment

Oral suctioning equipment

Ophthalmoscopes

Ophthalmic tonometers

Ophthalmic slit lamps

Occlusion clamps

Newborn warming lamps

Nasopharyngeal airways

Nasogastric tubes

Nasal suctioning equipment

Nasal specula

Nasal catheters

Multiple lumen central line catheters

Microscope slides

Medical scales

Medical gurneys

Medical examination protective gloves

Mechanical stethoscopes

Mechanical intermittent positive pressure ventilators

Manual resuscitation bags

Magill forceps

Laptop computers

Lancets

Laceration repair trays

Isolettes

Intubation sets

Intravenous IV cutdown trays

Intravenous IV administration sets

Intravenous infusion pumps

Intracranial pressure monitors

Incision drainage equipment

Incentive spirometers

Hypodermic syringes

Hyper/hypothermia blankets

Hemodynamic monitors

Handheld nebulizers

Graduated glass laboratory cylinders

Fiberoptic endoscopes

Fetal monitors

Eye lavage kits

Evacuated blood collection tubes

Epidural catheters

Enteral feeding sets

Enema equipment

Endotracheal ET tubes

End tidal carbon dioxide monitors

Electrosurgical cauterization machines

Electronic compressor nebulizers

Electrocardiography EKG machines

Ear curettes

Doppler ultrasound equipment

Digital patient thermometers

Diagnostic tuning forks

Desktop computers

Crutches

Crash carts

Clinical trapeze traction bars

Chest drains

Cast cutting saws

Cast carts

Cardiac monitors

Bulb syringes

Bronchoscopes

Breast pumps

Blood pressure monitors

Blood glucometers

Blood drawing syringes

Bilevel positive airway pressure BiPAP ventilators

Bedpans

Backboards

Autotransfusion systems

Automated medicine dispensing equipment

Automated external defibrillators AED

Arterial line catheters

Arterial blood gas testing equipment

Apnea monitors

Angiocaths

Alligator forceps

Technologies

Allscripts Professional EHR

Amkai AmkaiCharts

Bizmatics PrognoCIS EMR

Cerner Millennium

ChartWare EMR

e-MDs software

eClinicalWorks

All Technologies

GE Healthcare Centricity EMR

Medscribbler Enterprise

MicroFour PracticeStudio.NET EMR

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems EMR

Online medical databases

SOAPware EMR

StatCom Patient Flow Logistics Enterprise Suite

SynaMed EMR

Texas Medical Software SpringCharts EMR

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What Does a Clinical Nurse Specialist Do?

Clinical Nurse Specialists Plan, direct, or coordinate the daily patient care activities in a clinical practice. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.

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How Much Experience is Needed to Become a Clinical Nurse Specialist?

Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.

  • 88.46% said they needed a Master's Degree.

  • 7.69% said they needed a Post-Master's Certificate.

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What Skills Should a Clinical Nurse Specialist Have?

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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What Subjects Should I Study to Become a Clinical Nurse Specialist?
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