We are honored to have had such fabulous nurses in our recurring Nurse Entrepreneur Series, and we want you to have this rich resource all in one place.
You’ll be inspired by the wide breadth of expertise and skills each of these nurse entrepreneurs brings to the table and the impact they are each making on healthcare delivery.
Learn more about who they are, what they do, and the advice they give to those who want to follow in their footsteps.
Mental health practice
Suzanne Drake, PhD, APN, board certified clinical specialist and owner of The Wellness Group of New Jersey, LLC. Suzanne provides a variety of mental health services to individuals, couples, and families, including psychotherapy, psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and wellness counseling.
Vascular access agency
Jamie L Howard-Hamm, RN, BSN, VA-BC, founder and CEO of Vascular Access Plus, a unique nurse-run agency in Omaha, Neb., that is dedicated to providing patients with access to high-quality vascular access care.
Adult day care facility
Tracey L. Wolfman, RN, BSN, MA and CEO of We Care Adult Care, an agency that provides high-quality day care to adults with Alzheimer’s.
Diabetes education services
Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM, registered nurse, diabetes educator and founder of Diabetes Education Services. Beverly is dedicated to making an impact in diabetes education through training clinicians and teaching patients how to take control of the disease.
Foot care services
Sara Genta, RN, BSN, CFCN, owner of Healthy Feet: RN Foot Care Services. Sara provides foot care services in the Portland, Ore., area to individuals who are unable to care for their own feet because of medical reasons, lack of mobility, etc.
Joyce Harrell, RN, OCN, founder of Joyce Harrell Wellness. Joyce is a nurse with 24 years of experience and provides services as a wellness coach.
Cancer treatment guide
Susan Scherer, RN, BSN, OCN, founder of RN Cancer Guides, a professional oncology nursing navigator service through which patients can rely on advocacy and guidance in their cancer treatment journey.
Yoga teacher, health and wellness speaker
Toni Scott, RN, BSN, is the founder of Yogatones Health and Wellness. Toni is a sought-after wellness speaker and yoga teacher.
Writer, podcast host, and nurse coach
And finally, Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, and Nurse.com’s new career columnist. Keith is a nurse coach, a writer, a co-host of RNFM Radio and has launched his podcast, The Nurse Keith Show, earlier this year. This article, featuring Keith’s work, was the inspiration for the Nurse Entrepreneur Series.
Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? What nurse entrepreneur specialties would you like to learn more about?
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WEB342: Speedy Spanish for Healthcare Providers
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Have you thought about learning Spanish? Would you like to be able to confidently “speak the basics” with patients? This introductory and fun webinar will help you learn to greet patients, translate activities of daily living or help a Spanish speaker navigate through an appointment or hospital stay in Spanish. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Learn key phrases to help you speak Spanish immediately. If you know some Spanish already, this course will help you learn about “errors in translation” and strategies to increase your medical Spanish.