Charla Cain, BSN, RN, MS, COHN-S, a Registered Nurse Who Is Retired From Practice

Get to know Registered Nurse Charla Cain, who served patients in Texas.

Specializing in occupational health, Charla is a registered nurse & a certified occupational health nurse-specialist who is retired from practice. She is currently residing in Pennsylvania.

A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.

A Certified Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S) provides health care and safety services for worker populations across a variety of settings. Duties include diagnosing and treating job-related injuries and conditions, assessing working environments to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, and training workers on proper safety procedures to prevent or respond to workplace-related health issues. It also includes training staff on the proper DOT  collection of samples. Providing  training to multiple companies.  

The role of a COHN-S is a multi-faceted and diverse one, as these advanced nursing professionals serve as healthcare providers, safety inspectors, educators, and architects of new health and safety measures and programs. They begin their education by becoming RNs who seek graduate-level education in occupational health nursing. 

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