We recently talked with Kelly Goudreau at the NACNS conference about her book Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice. Watch Part 1 of the video interview below for a discussion on why she co-edited the book and what makes it unique. In Part 2, she discusses the state of the Clinical Nurse Specialist field and what she thinks is in store for the future.

Part 1 of 2: Kelly Goudreau Discusses "Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice"

Part 2 of 2: Kelly Goudreau Discusses the Clinical Nurse Specialist field

Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist PracticeAbout the Book:

Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice serves as a comprehensive textbook and practice reference for graduate-level CNS students and practitioners. Compiled and edited by experts in the field, this book discusses every aspect of Clinical Nurse Specialist practice, from its historical foundations to chapters on implementing the business of CNS practice.

About the Editor:

Kelly A. Goudreau DSN, RN, ACNS-BC is the Director of Education/Designated Learning Officer at the Portland VA Medical Center. In her role as the Director of Education/Designated Learning Officer, Dr. Goudreau oversees staff development at all levels in the organization, patient education and academic affiliations that bring multidisciplinary students into the VA health care environment. She is involved in nursing initiatives at the local, state and national level, is a Past President of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists and an Associate Editor of Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice.