Tashara Redding-Jean FNP-C
"I would say to never stop asking why and to never stop learning. We need the future to close the gap."
- DNP — University of Alabama, 2020
I worked in the first comprehensive patient center home in Liberty City, Florida, in partnership with Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and, Jessie Trice Community Health Systems, Inc. I co-authored a book on breaking the stigma of mental illness and suicide prevention in 2019.
In which online degree program(s) do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
Nursing Theory and Medical-Surgical clinical
Why did you start teaching?
I have found teaching to be a passion, as I get excited when a student grasps the concept of why we perform and practice within our scope.
What advice would you give to those considering this degree program?
I would say to never stop asking why and to never stop learning. We need the future to close the gap.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in this field?
Empathy, compassion, critical thinking, conceptual, pedagogical, and technological concept ideas.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Jean Greaves and Travis Bradberry.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know about you.
I am an avid video gamer and fitness junky.
What do you want students to learn in these classes?
I want students to understand how nursing theory shapes and drives the art of nursing and to lay a foundation grounded in caring.