To improve the health of patients by:

  • Providing advanced nursing specialty consultation
  • Working with interprofessional teams to optimize evidence-based care, patient safety, and efficiency in healthcare delivery
  • Applying advanced system thinking to impact care and enhance the health and well-being of specialty populations served

CNS Providers

The Clinical Nurse Specialist's knowledge and expertise is germane to patient, nurse, and organizational outcomes.  Learn more about our mission, our team, and our influence on patients, families, care teams, and the healthcare delivery system at UVA Health.

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The Benefits of Credentialing the CNS

Credentialing CNSs' as an APRN at UVA Health is critical to building the infrastructure necessary to facilitate reimbursement practices and rethink processes and structures around interprofessional practice to optimize efficiency and collaboration in the workplace.  

CNS Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2020

Read more on who we are, what we do, how we serve as influencers of healthcare delivery systems, and why our role is pivotal at UVA Health.