Nov 8th-14th 2020 is NP week! NEOCNS Celebrates NPs as well as all APRNs.

In Ohio NP, CNM, CRNA and CNS are all licensed APRN practitioners. Thank you for all you do!

Thank you for joining us for the NEOCNS Virtual Fall Conference!

 Register for our next event:

"Celebrating Nursing History and the Dignity of Nurses' Work"!

Upcoming events

What is the Purpose of the Northeast Ohio Clinical Nurse Specialist Affiliate?

The purpose of this affiliate is to foster networking, broaden knowledge and showcase the work of CNSs working in Northeast Ohio. The affiliate is comprised of national leaders in nursing whose presentations, publications and masterful mentoring have contributed significantly to the advancement of nursing.

Learn more about our Organization

Just as Florence Nightingale carried her famous lantern in 1854 during the Crimean War, members of NEOCNS are illuminating the way for the provision of comprehensive, safe and quality nursing care.

NEOCNS Officers


 Jennifer Colwill

 Cleveland Clinic

 President Elect

 Suzanne Fortuna


 Secretary and Webmaster

 Rachel Ogilby



 Beth Weese

 UH Southwest Medical Center      

 Treasurer 2

 Julie Medas


 Immediate Past President

 Stacey Claus

 Cleveland Clinic

 Past President

 Mary Beth Modic

 Cleveland Clinic


Recent news

Do you have an upcoming event that you would like NEOCNS to post? Posts may be submitted from non-profit organizations hosting events that will benefit Clinical Nurse Specialists. Email with a PDF flyer and a short announcement. 

Become a member

Please consider becoming a member of NEOCNS! It's $25.00 a year and takes only a few minutes to complete registration. Your membership helps support your local CNS organization.

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