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Getting to Know Sherry with Sherry Stanton

Episode Summary

Some people decide to invest their lives in patient and family care. This is the case for the wonderful Sherry Stanton, our guest on this episode.

Jay interviews Sherry, an incredible registered nurse, on her journey. Sherry shares how she got involved with healthcare from a very young age. She also looks back at her younger years when nursing was “just a calling to go do something for other people” and not considered a real profession. For Sherry, her ideal patient would be someone that has questions regarding their health conditions. Besides work, Sherry shares what she likes to do: gardening, spending time with her granddaughters, and gaming.

Tune in to this episode of The MedMan Podcast and get to know Sherry better!

Today’s Guest - Sherry Stanton

Sherry Stanton is all things patient care!

A native of Danville, Virginia, Sherry Stanton received her Nursing degree in 1983 from Simpson School of Nursing. In 2013 she graduated from Arizona State University with her BSN and then earned her Master of Science in Nursing in 2017 from the University of South Alabama. She worked for 13 years as a nurse in the adult setting including Medical, Trauma, and Surgical ICU in a teaching facility in Florida. She then specialized in Pediatric and Neonatal ICU and has been there for 22 years.

Sherry also enjoys going on walks and hikes with her dog and her grandchildren, gardening, and gaming. She confesses her love for her PS4!


Key Take-Aways

  • Nursing was not recognized as a profession when Sherry started working.

  • Google gives only a snapshot of information that sometimes it's not evidence-based or 100% credible.

  • One size does not fit all when it comes to medical diagnosis.

  • Nurses help patients gain control of their condition by giving them reliable information.

  • Doctors, nurses, and patients are a team working together for health improvement.


Know more about Simpson University’s School of Nursing Admissions here:

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