Emily began Think CNA Online in 2016 as a resource to bring nursing career, classes and training information to aspiring nurses across the country. Focusing on Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Emily helps to inform students of the job description, roles and responsibilities of the career.

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Operating Room Nurse

What Does an Operating Room Nurse Do?

Registered nurses can practice in numerous specialties and settings. One such is in the operating room. The operating nurse specialty occupies three general categories, each with different responsibilities in the surgical process. While functions differ, all types of operating room nurses share similar educational requirements and required physical and mental skills. The Scrub Nurse Scrub nurses…

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Do Nurse Anesthetists need malpractice insurance?

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) need malpractice insurance. CRNAs have work duties during surgical procedures that make them responsible for a patient’s vital functions and pain levels, while sedated. Nurse anesthetists must be careful to calculate the precise dosage of anesthetic medicines. Nurse anesthetics hold patient’s lives in their hands. There is a higher liability…

CNA Job Setting

Unique Workplace Settings for CNA Jobs

One of the coolest aspects of working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is workplace variety. Throughout your career, it’s possible to secure work in a wide array of CNA job settings. While some of these are better suited for specific CNAs, there are several job settings that are just plain awesome. CNA Job Settings…

working as a cna

How Working as a CNA Makes a Difference

When you think about the daily tasks and responsibilities working as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), you likely imagine tending to patients and gathering vital signs. While these are essential tasks for almost every CNA, the actual impact of this patient-centric profession is far deeper than monitoring blood pressure and medication disbursement. Working as a…

is nursing school challenging

Defining the Difficult – Is Nursing School Challenging?

Is nursing school challenging? To say that nursing school is one of the most challenging training programs is a massive understatement. From diving into the various biological, pharmacological and administrative tasks of this dynamic career, it’s no surprise many nursing students find themselves feeling overwhelmed and under prepared. While these feelings are common for almost…

nursing resume

Nursing Resume Writing Guide for 2018

Nursing resume writing isn’t incredibly different from any other professional career. You should highlight your strengths and accomplishments, while identifying key elements that make you perfect for the job you’re applying for. But, if it was truly that simple, we’d have no unemployed nurses. One of the most unfortunate trends occurring among newly graduated nursing…