As seen on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, Dr. Scharmaine Lawson-Baker is a nationally recognized and award-winning nurse practitioner in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and winner of the 2013 Healthcare Hero award (New Orleans City Business magazine) and 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year award (ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioner magazine).
Dr Baker has always loved to write and is excited to share new stories with a broader base of friends, colleagues, and family.
Nola The Nurse Remembers Hurricane Katrina
by Scharmaine Baker
In this special edition to the Nola The Nurse, She’s On The Go series: Nola remembers the story of Hurricane Katrina as her mother, Dr. Eden NP, told it to her. Nola vividly shares the details of the worst natural disaster to ever hit the United States. Her dolls and other toys are instantly transformed into Nola’s account of the storm as she tells the story of how her mother and Dr. Baker, both nurse practitioners, came back to New Orleans to provide care to many storm victims.
Nola The Nurse: She’s On The Go series Vol One
by Scharmaine Baker
Nola wants to be a nurse practitioner just like her mom. She has learned how to care for people of all ages and now visits her friends to heal their sick baby dolls. Along the way, she learns more about her culturally diverse world.
Nola the Nurse was born from the desire of Dr. Scharmaine L. Baker who had been searching for children’s books that were both culturally sensitive and featured African-American nurses. She had found none, so she decided to create her own and Nola the Nurse was born.
Nola the Nurse: She’s On The Go, is the first in a series of beautifully illustrated bedtime stories, perfect for young children. Your child will delight in the colorful pictures and will also learn important cultural lessons. Pick up your copy today!
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