Encouraging the next generation of nurse practitioners

It was my dream to have a nurse practitioner children’s story that represented children from multicultural backgrounds. The groundbreaking children’s book series about Nola The Nurse has taken off in a phenomenal way. Many branches have grown and ideas are hemorrhaging all over the place. We’re excited to have the continued support.

The next installment in the Nola The Nurse series will be published soon. The title is: Nola the Nurse & Friends Visit The Holi Festival. In this series, for the first time in children’s literature, other advanced practice nurses will be featured for children to get to know and aspire to be.

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In addition to the new book, there is a Nola The Nurse mascot coming soon!!!!


We also have DOLLS coming too!!!!!



The Nola The Nurse Team is ON FIRE!!!!!!!!!!

Nola The Nurse. Encouraging the next generation of nurse practitioners.

Hugs from Nola.


Dr. Baker is featured on WBOK radio

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!!!!


The Harry Show and Nola The Nurse®

We had the honor of being featured on our own segment as a Leading Lady on The Harry Show!! The opportunity to present Nola The Nurse® and it’s founder Dr. Scharmaine Lawson-Baker, NP was an incredible experience. We want to thank the teachers and staff at International School of Louisiana for allowing us access to their facility for this ground-breaking educational opportunity. We want to inspire ALL kids to consider the roles of advanced practice nursing when they are thinking about a career choice. These are the FIRST books in children’s literature to feature advanced practice nurses!!! Pick up your copy here!

We would also like to thank the staff at The Harry Show for their Southern hospitality!

We’re headed to your TV set! Stay tuned…



The Nola The Nurse Channel’s main purpose is to educate children about the nursing profession in a fun and engaging way. It will have science experiments, challenges, bug discoveries, silly pranks, and superhero wars featuring Superman, Frozen Elsa, Doc McStuffins, and Nola The Nurse & friends. I envision the channel being a place where kids and parents come to learn about nursing, science, and all the basics such as numbers, colors, and shapes.


We will also be introducing Super Sky and Wonder Wy. These newest science superheroes love to experiment. Super Sky (Skylar) is 6 years old and her brother Wonder Wy (Wyatt) is 3 years old. They love Frozen Elsa, Spiderman, and bugs. Their superpowers are just getting started and tend to get them in trouble. Stay tuned for fun and EXPLOSIVE science episodes!!!

Part Nursing. Part Science. ALL Fun. Nola The Nurse.

Nola The Nurse Visits Dr. Taaka Cash NP at her private practice. #PrivyOasis

So happy to share that Nola The Nurse will be visiting various advanced practice nursing offices! Stay tuned she may be visiting YOU soon!

In the clip below, Nola visits with Psychiatric NP extraordinaire for tea time in her private practice entitled, Privy Oasis. Who will be next? Stay tuned!!!

Nola The Nurse is a 7-year old little girl who wants to be an NP like her mom. She will begin these visits to explore the many specialties in nursing. Give us a call if you are an advanced practice nurses who wants your practice featured and visited by Nola The Nurse!!!!


The First NP Plush Doll


Over the moon about the sales of the very FIRST Nurse Practitioner Plush Doll to hit the USA! It is the perfect accompaniment to the wildly popular Nola The Nurse children’s book series.



The dolls can now be purchased on Amazon or from The Nola The Nurse Store.

Nurses can do ANYTHING including toy design.

The sky is the limit. Get there.


The dolls are almost ready for purchase!

Soon and very soon you will be able to purchase this very soft and cuddly doll for your little one. As soon as we get finished working out the finer details, we will be posting updates here, there, and everywhere! Please be patient with us. We KNOW this is the ONLY nurse practitioner plush doll in the nation. So, we’ve got to get this right! Amen!?

Stay tuned…we are about a week away from her “official” debut. Thanks for the love. Hugs from Nola. 13087019_10209342125416298_8460997427161802678_o

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