|1.||Basic description —Nurse who starts his/her own business, assuming all risk and responsibility. These entrepreneurs may work in any aspect of the health care/medical industry. Examples of settings include both independent practice or corporations and industry.|
|2.||Educational requirements—RN license required. BSN and MSN desired. Degree in business is helpful.|
|3.||Core competencies/skills needed:|
|4.||Compensation—Salary is self-generated; nurse entrepreneurs are responsible for their own health care and other benefits.|
|6.||Related Web sites and professional organizations:|
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Publication information: Book title: 101 Careers in Nursing. Contributors: Jeanne M. Novotny - Editor, Doris T. Lippman - Editor, Nicole K. Sanders - Editor, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick - Editor. Publisher: Springer. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2003. Page number: 43.
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