We hope you enjoyed National Clinical Nurse Specialist Recognition Week!

The Resurgence of the CNS; September 1 - 7, 2020

Please participate in a short 15-20 minute survey by September 30th. We hope to use the survey information to showcase NEOCNS impact on our website, print and presentations. Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZLFKTYX

As an affiliate of NACNS we highly encourage you to take the NACNS Census survey before September 30th. Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QYB7Z2C

We had a great turnout for our 9/1/20 event to celebrate Hildegard Peplau's Birthday and plan our fall event (more to come!) with 22 participants!


Thank you to all who made it to our Zoom meeting!

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


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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 northeastohiocns@gmail.com 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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