14 Nurse Experts Focused on Helping Other Nurses

14 Nurse Experts Focused on Helping Other Nurses

I've been featured in a blog by Berxi as a nurse expert for "Personal & Professional Development Advice from Nurses". I’m honored to share and contribute as we continue to advance nursing with knowledge, excellence and compassion. Here is the article:   With impacts from the nursing shortage, rising instances of chronic illnesses, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, nurses deserve extra support. And as a perfect example of “nurses really do everything,” it turns out some of the best people advising nurses – are also nurses. From managing finances, taking care of mental health, to...

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STEMsation Spotlight: Tiffany E. Gibson

STEMsation Spotlight: Tiffany E. Gibson

"I would advise my younger self to remain true to who you are, give eye contact while giving strong handshakes, and become and expert in your field so you can intelligently advocate for yourself." Who is Tiffany E, Gibson? I am a Clinical Nurse Educator – I facilitate new hire orientation for RNs and nurse assistants; provide professional development opportunities, CPR and CPI Instructor, evaluate clinical staff on mandatory skills. I have specialized training in Clinical Education; Crisis Prevention and Intervention. I hold the following degrees: Bachelor’s of Science – Public Health...

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Knowing Your Worth Has Value

Knowing Your Worth Has Value

Our first ever #ReNegadeoftheWeek is none other than the fabulous Tiffany! Check out her story and tips below! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀   “I was a Certified Pediatric Nurse working at the bedside for 8 years when I interviewed for my current position as Nurse Educator.   My interviews (all 3 of them) went extremely well, and I was offered a position as a Clinical Nurse Educator. I remember the HR recruiter calling me on the phone while I was on vacation in the Bahamas tell me I get the job, and I nicely turned it down when I heard how much they were going to pay me. I...

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Diversity in Healthcare: What You Need to Know Right Now

Diversity in Healthcare: What You Need to Know Right Now

Diversity (or lack thereof) in nursing and healthcare. I remember it being a one-hour lecture in nursing school. We didn’t go into much detail. We talked about how to navigate cultural differences. We were told to ignore racial epithets from patients and “focus on the person, not their words.” I remember one of my nonblack classmates stating, “It’s 2010. No one is racist anymore. Why are we even going over this? Some people are so dramatic.” At that moment, I should have stood up and shouted, “You’re wrong! It still exists. Until you experience it, you can’t speak about it!” But I was still...

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