Ann Purchase is a co-founder and co-president at Advantedge Education,
where she leads curriculum development. As a nurse, entrepreneur, and
educator with nearly 40 years’ experience in classroom, clinical, and online
settings, Ann has worked at some of the best hospitals in the nation—
including University of California–San Francisco, Massachusetts General, and
Albany Medical Center—in roles including clinical nurse, educator, and clinical
nurse specialist. She holds a master’s degree in nursing education from Sage
Colleges. Ann continues to teach students online and in clinical settings.