They Fought For Their Profession...A Dramatic True Story.
Registered Nurses Karon White Gibson and Joy Smith Catterson started one of the nation's first Independent Nurse Practitioner offices in Chicago. The young, idealistic nurses expected to heal bumps and bruises, and ended up dealing with all that ails the human body and soul.
The daring move was more controversial than they expected and impacted their lives in many ways.
Their courageous, updated story details their adventures running and expanding their entreprenurial opportunities as Registered Professional Nurses.
"AN INSPIRING TRUE STORY OF TWO COURAGEOUS WOMEN WILLING TO FIGHT FOR THEIR IDEALS.
-Chicago Sun Times
"THE STORY OF THE SPUNKY WOMEN IN WHITE WHO CHALLENGED THE SYSTEM AND WON."
"ENCOURAGES OTHER WOMEN -- NURSES OR NOT -- TO CONSIDER THEIR OPTIONS.
About the Authors
Karon Gibson is host and producer of several TV medical talk shows in Illinois and Florida. Joy Catterson continues working in the health care industry in Chicago. Free-lance writer Patricia Skalka also lives and works in the city.