Yes, and faculty have research doctorates. They have worked and continue to work as CNSs in our community. They have CNS practice in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, clinics and research centers. They have direct experience caring for patients in the CNS role. In addition, they have led unit-based and system-wide evidence-based practice projects, quality projects, and research projects that have improved patient, nurse, and organizational safety, quality, and cost outcomes.