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Dr. Scharmaine Baker is on WBOK

Congrats Dr. Scharmaine Baker! You were featured on WBOK 1230AM with the amazing Oliver Thomas!!! Listen below as she speaks about her upcoming induction into the very prestigious American Academy of Nursing as a Fellow, her new children’s book series Nola The Nurse®, and all about Advanced Practice Nurses!!!!aan-logo

 

 

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New Frontiers

This has been a keynote speaking experience like none other. I never imagined falling madly in love with a community of clinicians, future midwives, and soon to be nurse practitioners.  Frontier Nursing School

It all began when Dr. Julie Marfell, the Dean of Nursing picked me up from Bluegrass Airport. I was still in awe of the endless blades of green grass when I was cordially treated to an incredible organic meal at the local CoOp. Let me just say, ” I was licking my fingers.” I truly believe that I am a total foodie because well, I’m from New Orleans. This makes me a certified foodie. When I lick my fingers after eating, it’s good. Real good.

Anyway, we were then off for a 2.5 hr drive through the most majestic mountain terrain I had ever seen outside of the Great Smokey Mountains and the fabulous snow-topped mountains of AK. I hardly noticed that for about 30 minutes my phone was quietly registering and reporting , “NO SERVICE.” I didn’t notice because of the glorious scenery and the incredible fascinating stories about the founder of the Frontier Nursing School, Ms. Mary Carson Breckinridge . All I can say is, “WOW!” She was an incredible visionary that saw a need and filled it. I am so honored to have been the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual PRIDE Diversity Impact weekend. PRIDE Diversity Impact I’m really kinda glad that I didn’t do a lot of research on Frontier Nursing School before I arrived because that made everything a little more raw for me. More than ever, I have been overwhelmed with the spirit of compassion, community, diversity, and giving since arriving. I feel Ms. Breckinridge’s spirit all around me. I know she’s here. The home she lived in and the trails she took to deliver babies as a midwife for women in her community are still here. There is even a brick from THE Florence Nightingale here!!!!!!!!! It just doesn’t get any better. I rubbed it. I was in the room with it.

My Speaker bag with all kinds of neat gifts about Ms. Breckinridge and two sweet little FSN ponies for my babies.

My Speaker bag with all kinds of neat gifts about Ms. Breckinridge and two sweet little FSN ponies for my babies.

As my journey draws to a close, I will relish in the noises from a cricket-filled night and maybe take one more hike through the mountains because I’m always trying to get more steps!

Dr. Baker launches new Facebook Author page

New FB Author page is launched. I’m so excited to be able to share all of my new book releases here. Please stay tuned for some very exciting books and giveaways!

https://www.facebook.com/DrScharmaineBakerNP?ref=hl

New Book Release by Dr. Baker NP

I am so excited to share with you that the NEW HOUSECALLS 101 book is now out and available on Amazon for purchase! The paperback version is SOLD OUT! It is available in Kindle. It is also on the Top 10 Hottest NEW RELEASES on AMAZON!!! We at Team DrBakerNP could not be more EXCITED!!!!

Housecalls 101: The Only Book You Will Ever Need To Start You Housecall Practice

Housecalls 101: The Only Book You Will Ever Need To Start You Housecall Practice

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FAANP Forum article

FAANP Forum article

I was honored to write this month’s Practice column in the Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner’s Forum Newsletter. Hope you can open the link.