Exploring Entrepreneurship as a Nurse with Dr. Sandra Pagenta

About Sandra Pagenta: Sandra Pagenta is a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, host of the Doctor Nurse Podcast, nursing influencer, and content creator. Her podcast features RNs and NPs using their degrees and certifications with a business mindset. She is a part-time Urologic Nurse Practitioner and loves taking care of veterans. With over 13 years of nursing experience, Sandra wants to provide a platform to increase awareness of how much you can do with a nursing license. Her mission is to uplift, empower, and advocate for RNs and NPs to enjoy the journey of their careers so that they can have a career and life that is lived to the fullest.

 Currently, Sandra is focused on her family, podcast opportunities, and collaboration with other nurses. In her free time, she is learning to play piano and how to embroider.

Host Elizabeth Hanes BSN RN built a six-figure writing business in her spare time. Today, she coaches other nurses how to become freelance writers through the RN2writer project.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  1. 2:20 Nurse to Entrepreneur
  2. 8:53 Listen to your little voice
  3. 14:39 What is your motivation in empowering nurses to explore other career paths?
  4. 17:00 What are some other nurse entrepreneurs doing?
  5. 20:06 Starting your business as a side gig
  6. 25:25 Do what you love
  7. 28:20 How the nursing process can be taken universally

Resources mentioned in this episode:

The Doctor Nurse Podcast: https://linktr.ee/DoctorNursePodcast


The Doctor Nurse Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doctornursepodcast/?hl=en


RN2writer Daily: http://rn2writerdaily.com/


RN2writer: https://www.rn2writer.com/

Next steps

Special thanks to:

Custom RN2writer theme music by https://www.podcastthemes.com/