Tiffany Gibson

Nurse Educator & Professional Development Specialist

Tiffany Gibson was born in Bronx, New York and is a first-generation Jamaican-American. Tiffany graduated from Temple University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s in Public Health, obtained her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Drexel University in 2008, and graduated from Walden University with a Nursing Education Master’s degree August 2017. She recently completed a post-master’s certificate in Healthcare Diversity Leadership from Thomas Jefferson University — Institute of Emerging Health Professions October 2019.

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Tiffany holds a national board certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center for Nurse Professional Development Specialist, and a national board certification with the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board for Pediatric Nurse. In February 2020, Tiffany was recognized as a champion of diversity, and the Abington Jefferson Health Employee Leadership Award. Tiffany is a certified Basic Life Support — CPR instructor with the American Heart Association, as well as a certified Non-violent Crisis Prevention & Intervention instructor with Crisis Prevention Institute.

She is a certified pediatric nurse who fell in love with education by helping children and their parents be more at ease during their hospital admission. She learned the secret of lessening anxiety for this vulnerable population by making nursing content and healthcare information timely, strategic and clear. She also learned this secret works very well on Nurses, too.

After 10 years of providing direct patient care and educating at the bedside, Tiffany became a full-time Nurse Educator at a level 2 trauma hospital outside of the city of Philadelphia, PA. Her teaching and initiatives focused on reducing workplace violence, crisis prevention and intervention strategies, healthcare diversity and inclusion, clinical ancillary education and new nurse development.

While working as a hospital Educator, Tiffany became adjunct faculty at Temple, Drexel and Roxborough schools of Nursing — pediatric and mental health/psych courses. In ensuring nursing content is strategic and clear for her students, Tiffany became a private tutor, and started her nursing education consulting business, New Nurse Academy, LLC., in 2018. Branching out to more than tutoring, Tiffany included nurse coaching, consulting and mentoring to her business. This includes weekly email newsletters, NCLEX prep, nursing professional development workshops and webinars, one to one consultation and, the Personal Preceptor Club.

Tiffany’s passion is being a resource for student, new to practice and experienced Nurses. Tiffany’s mission is to be the plug and activate their growth potential to further their career and push the culture of nursing forward. New Nurse Academy is where Nurses to go to stretch, learn, transform into an emotionally intelligent Nurse, change agent and thought leaders.

In her spare time, Tiffany loves to read hardcover books, great restaurants, and traveling with her 6-year old daughter.

View Tiffany’s Nurses you Should Know Video here.

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