Though not many people associate nursing with entrepreneurship, the two can actually go hand in hand. Healthcare startups can be fulfilling and lucrative enterprises and nursing expertise can help these ventures grow and find success.
However, much like any other line of business, it’s important to understand both the pros and cons of a specific venture before investing time, money, and other resources into its creation. This being the case, it’s important for nurses who are thinking about stepping into an entrepreneurial role to understand what they’re getting themselves into.
Here are the opportunities and risks for nurse entrepreneurs.