Tauqilla Manning on the Marsha Marsha Marsha Podcast
Welcome to the Black Nurses Week Conference™ podcast series where we chat with speakers of the first annual Black Nurses Week Conference.
Today, Marsha will be speaking with Tauqilla Manning, BSN, RN.
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Show notes and what you'll hear in this episode:
- We discuss Tauqilla's nursing journey and how she started her studies at 16 years old.
- A great topic for new grads, we talk about the Myth of Med/Surg nursing. Here's an old, and still relevant, article written by Marsha from year's ago.
- Tauqilla shares how a painful experience on a travel assignment in California led her to the idea for Black Nurses Week.
- Want to know how Tauqilla and Marsha met and how the Black Nurses Week Conference came to be? We discuss it in this episode.
Meet Tauqilla at the Black Nurses Week Conference in Washington, DC - July 2022.
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Bio - Tauqilla Manning, BSN, RN, Founding Partner and CEO of Black Nurses Week Conference
Designing her services on a foundation of integrity, Tauqilla is a renowned Nursing Leader who possesses both the passion and fundamental skills necessary to support patients on achieving advanced clinical outcomes. She features an extensive 16+ year nursing background with the last 9 involving travel assignments, and enjoys every moment of delivering top-quality patient support, team unification, and nurse diversity awareness that help accentuate the entire healthcare industry experience.
Tauqilla has built a strong inventory of experiences that have led to her present leadership standing as a nurse. Initially, starting her journey as a CNA, Tauqilla earned her LPN diploma from Panola College in Carthage, TX, an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Tyler Junior College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas in Arlington. Since then, Tauqilla has not only become a RN in several states with a reputation for mentoring 30+ aspiring nurse leaders, but also gained several C-level positions within the healthcare field over the last near two decades.
With that as her base, Tauqilla is currently the Director of Nursing Operations for a COVID-19 Alternative Care Site in Maryland, a Lead Clinical Advisor for a COVID testing site, and the Founder and CEO of the Black Nurses Week movement, which was built to deliver the Black nursing community the honorable awareness and recognition they deserve. In addition, Tauqilla’s longstanding dedications have not gone unnoticed, as she has gained several illustrious recognitions thus far. The more recent ones include being recognized as the ‘Powerhouse’ for her facility and earning the ‘Excellence Award’ presented by the Maryland Army National Guard for her statewide accomplishments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tauqilla takes pride in supporting others in achieving the quality-rich lives they deserve and doing so all while ensuring they have the most cordial and mutually respected experiences along the way. Tauqilla continuously strives to raise the standard's bar for her patients, the nursing community, and the healthcare industry as a whole.
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