Kaplan University School of Nursing advisory board member Sharon Weinstein MS, RN, CRNI, FACW, FAAN speaks to the Winter 2014 graduating class of nurses in Miami, Florida on January 31st, 2014. She describes her journey from an abusive childhood to success as one of the foremost nursing leaders in the profession today. Sharon charges the graduating class to lead the nursing profession into the future and pursue their dreams.
"As nurses, we have an opportunity to touch lives in such special ways. We have the unique opportunity to see people from birth through the last moments of life. It doesn't matter what area of nursing is YOUR area of nursing: YOU make an impact.You make an incredible difference."
"Be the voice for nursing. Let your voice be heard. Let your dreams come true. And know that anything you do is within your reach if you believe in yourself."