The mission of the Central Indiana Organization of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Inc. (CIOCNS) is to enhance and promote the unique, high value contribution of the clinical nurse specialist to the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities, and to promote and advance the practice of nursing in Indiana.

Call for abstracts are now being accepted for poster presentation for one or more of topics that represents IMPACT.  Poster abstract submission is open until September 26, 2018.

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CIOCNS Conference

Date:  Thursday, November 1, 2018
Title:  Clinical Nurse Specialists IMPACT Outcomes
Location:  The Nest Event Center, 400 Byrd Way, Greenwood, IN 46143

Inspire, Manage, Partner, Advance Practice, Collaborate, and Transform

It's that time again when we need to vote on the revised bylaws of the Central Indiana Organization of Clinical Nurse Specialists.  Please click here to log in to review the revised bylaws and vote on whether to approve them or not by August10th.

Poster Title: Improving Clinical Nurse Specialists Student Involvement and Succession Planning: CIOCNS Introduction of the Student Liaison Board Member Role

Nikkita Adams, BSN, RN, CCRN and Kate Mills, MSN, RN, CCRN presented their student poster at the 2018 NACNS annual conference in Austin, TX.  Their poster discussed how the student liaison role for CIOCNS helps students to network with professionals in central Indiana, build competencies in the CNS role, and increase knowledge of operational roles within a professional organization.  Their poster was included in the 60 student posters from the masters and doctoral level at NACNS this year.

Call for abstracts are now being accepted.  Please click here for your submission form.
CIOCNS Conference Agenda is now available.  Click here to see what's planned for the day.
"Clinical Nurse Specialist-Vision/Value/Voice"
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2017-2018 CIOCNS Board of Directors Members

Ann Allison, MSN,RN, ACNS-BC President
Brittany Waggoner, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC President Elect
Debbie Ferguson, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN Treasurer
Jennifer Sweeney, MSN, RN,ACNS-BC, CDE Secretary
Megan Siebert, MSN, AGCNS-BC, PCCN Board Member
Diane Doty, MS, RN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN Board Member
Kerista Hansell, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, C-EFM Immediate Past President

NACNS: Indiana Board

Vincent W. Holly, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, CNS - Critical Care IU Health Bloomington Hospital President
Joe Ellen Rust, MSN,RN, CNS, CNS - Retired Board Member
Janet S. Fulton, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FA - Professor Indiana University Journal Editor
Brandee Wornhoff, MSN, RN, CNS-BC 2017 Election Committee Member
Jennifer Kitchens MSN, RN, CNS-BC 2018 Election Committee Member
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