Navigating the Nursing Journey: A Conversation with Patrice Little, DNP, from Registered Nurses to Practitioners and Policy
Dr. Patrice Little, DNP, is a seasoned healthcare leader with over 15 years in nursing. She is the visionary Founder and CEO of NP Student®, the first national membership dedicated exclusively to guiding registered nurses in their transition to nurse practitioners. Contributing to influential academic works, including Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective (Springer, 2020) and the forthcoming The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Global Applications to Advance Health Equity (Springer, 2023), Dr. Little cements her status as an authority in healthcare.
In her previous roles, she served as a Senior Policy Advisor for AARP, focusing on healthcare reforms in Georgia for rural and underserved communities, and as a content producer for Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Lawmakers show, offering keen insights into legislative processes.
A self-published author, Dr. Little’s books—”Out of Crazy Born Genius: Reclaim a Life Worth Living after Abuse” and “The Starter Guide to Think Like an NP”—reflect her commitment to empowering individuals through healthcare and education. Holding a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University, she continues to advocate for global, equitable healthcare, inspiring change through her multifaceted contributions.
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GA Public Broadcasting: Georgia Public Broadcasting https://www.gpb.org/author/patrice-little
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