Amber Straub

Amber Straub Nurse Coach

Amber Straub

Amber Straub Nurse Coach
Advocate Location
Naples , FL 34116
Medical Guidance
Other Services
Special Care & Aging
TeleAdvocacy Available
Offers FREE Initial Consultation
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How I Can Help
As a registered nurse patient advocate, I am dedicated to supporting and empowering patients throughout their healthcare journey. With my expertise and compassionate approach, I actively listen to their concerns, educate them about their conditions, and ensure their voices are heard. I serve as their liaison to the healthcare team, advocating for their rights and coordinating their care. Together, we can navigate the complexities of the healthcare system, prioritize patient safety, and empower patients to make informed decisions about their health. Let me be your advocate and partner in achieving the best possible outcomes for your loved ones.
Important Information About Me
  • I offer a FREE Initial Consultation
  • I offer TeleAdvocacy Service
  • I am insured
  • My geographical area of practice is SWFL and 42 compact nursing states
Why I Became A Professional Health Care Advocate
Fifteen years ago, I embarked on a journey that would shape my life in ways I never could have imagined. It all started when I made the decision to pursue a career in nursing.

As a young and idealistic individual, I was drawn to the healthcare field because of my innate desire to help others. I wanted to make a positive impact on people's lives during their most vulnerable moments. And so, with determination and excitement, I enrolled in nursing school.

The years of nursing school were challenging, but they were also filled with valuable lessons and experiences. I learned about anatomy, pharmacology, and the intricacies of patient care. But what truly set nursing apart for me was the human connection that it fostered.

During my clinical rotations, I witnessed firsthand the immense power of empathy and compassion. I saw the impact that a kind word, a gentle touch, or simply being present could have on a patient's well-being. These moments reaffirmed my decision to become a nurse, and they ignited a fire within me to do more.

Over the years, I worked in various departments, gaining experience in different areas of healthcare. I cared for patients with diverse medical conditions, from newborns to the elderly. Each day brought new challenges, but also new opportunities for growth and learning.

As time went on, I began to notice the gaps in the healthcare system. Patients often felt overwhelmed and lost in the complex world of medical jargon and treatment options. It became clear to me that there was a need for someone to advocate for patients – to ensure their voices were heard and their rights were respected.

Driven by my passion for patient-centered care, I decided to take on the role of a patient advocate. I sought additional training and education, attending workshops and conferences to deepen my understanding of patient rights and effective communication. I wanted to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to support my patients in a more meaningful way.

Becoming a patient advocate was a natural progression for me. It allowed me to combine my nursing expertise with my innate desire to make a difference. I became the voice for patients who felt unheard, the bridge between them and the healthcare team.

In my new role, I actively listened to my patients, taking the time to understand their fears, concerns, and goals. I provided them with the information they needed to make informed decisions about their healthcare. I collaborated with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, ensuring that my patients received the best possible care.

Being a patient advocate was not always easy. There were moments of frustration and challenges along the way. But seeing the positive impact I could make in someone's life kept me going. I witnessed patients gaining confidence, finding their voice, and actively participating in their healthcare decisions. It was incredibly rewarding.

Looking back on my journey from a young nursing student to a patient advocate, I am filled with gratitude and a sense of purpose. I have been blessed with the opportunity to touch lives, provide comfort, and empower others. Nursing has given me the gift of making a difference, and I am forever grateful for that.

So, here I am, fifteen years later, still driven by the same passion and commitment that led me to this path. As a nurse turned patient advocate, I continue to advocate for those who need support, empowering them to take control of their healthcare journey. And as I reflect on my journey, I am reminded of the immense power we hold as healthcare professionals to shape lives and create a more compassionate and patient-centered healthcare system.
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Formal Education
Saint Martins University, Bachelors In Science of Nursing, 2016
Centralia Community College, Associates in Applied Science-Nursing, 2015
Centralia Community College, Associates in Arts, 2007
Faith Experience
  • Christianity
Additional Skills
I am also a board certified nurse health and wellness coach, nutrition coach, fitness coach and crossfit level one trainer. I am an avid athlete and competitor. I enjoy teaching others how to lose weight and reach fitness goals. I have been coaching clients in this realm for over ten years.

I believe that in teaching others how to care for their bodies we are proactively fighting disease and living to our fullest potential, both mentally, and physically.
Professional Affiliations
Daisy Award Winner in Excellence in Nursing 2019

Board Certified Nurse Health and Wellness Coach

Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse

Advanced Adult Cardiac Life Support Certified

Advanced Pediatric Life Support Certified

ACE Nutrition Specialist

Crossfit Level One Coach

AACN Member

AHNCC Member

Collier County School District Volunteer