CRNA School Prep Academy Podcast

Ever wish you had a CRNA mentor who is plugged into the community, who has helped hundreds of students find success in just the past year? That's exactly what you'll get when you tune into CRNA School Prep Academy Podcast with your host, CRNA of 6 years, and student mentor, Jenny Finnell. Her specialty? Listing to her students and creating actionable step-by-step guidance designed to get you into your top CRNA program. Whether you're a nursing student who is exploring the possibility, an ICU nurse actively pursuing CRNA, or a burnt-out SRNA, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies for planning, implementation, and achieving your dream of becoming a CRNA.

CRNA 11 | CRNA School GPA
application process

Episode 11: Breaking Down GPA For CRNA School

GPA isn’t as bright and shiny as you’d like it to be? This is a common fear that students express- maybe they aren’t smart enough or cut out to become a CRNA? While it’s true that you may have to put in a little more front work before applying, this dream is still very much within your reach!

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CRNA 9 | CRNA Interview

Episode 9: Tackling The CRNA Interview With Guest Richard Wilson MNA, CRNA

Ready to rock your interview for anesthesia school? In this episode, we are joined by Richard Wilson who shares invaluable strategies for successfully navigating through that life changing (and intimidating) interview!

Richard has been practicing anesthesia for 15 years and has served as a Program faculty member for the last 11 years. As a faculty member, Richard serves on the Interview and Admissions Committee. In his tenure, he has formally interviewed over 600 applicants and counseled many more on how to make their application to anesthesia school more competitive.

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Episode 8: Clinical Tips For Success as a Nurse Anesthesia Resident

New places, new faces, and new cases. Clinicals can be an extremely intimidating experience for SRNAs. However, each placement is an opportunity to show how accountable, adaptable, and good spirited you are, future CRNA!

While every day can’t be perfect, there are steps you can take to ensure that you make a lasting impression, enjoy your experience, and provide excellent patient care.

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Episode 7: Dealing With Burnout as a Nurse Anesthesia Resident

All SRNAs will experience burnout at various points throughout their CRNA school journey. Whether you’re currently in the thick of it or are hearing horror stories before you’ve even begun, there is hope!

I’m breaking down the process behind pushing past the burnout and continuing to move to that bright, shiny light at the end of the tunnel.

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CRNA 6 | ICU For CRNA School

Episode 6: Which ICU Experience Is Best For CRNA School

Which ICU is best for CRNA? With so many different ICU positions to choose from, it can be challenging to find the placement that is going to serve your future CRNA path the best.

While it’s not possible to gain all your experience in one unit, there are steps you can take to ensure that your ICU experience puts you head and shoulders above other candidates as you apply to school.

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