"From Africa, Asia, Philippines To The USA Nursing, Is A Part Of Every Culture"
My journey from student to nurse was not an easy path!
Leaving the Los Angeles Divorce Court to begin a new era of my life as a nursing student at the Los Angeles Southwest College was, bittersweet.
That was over twenty years ago.
My success as a speaker, published author, and registered nurse is because of strength, endurance and a strong vision for future nurses. For that reason I'm driven to share my story with listeners, about how I overcame my obstacles.
Students often fail due to a lack of support, motivation and encouragement. It is my desire to assist them in overcoming those roadblocks, in particular, throughout their journey to success.
My hope is to inspire, encourage and let future nurses know they can overcome obstacles preventing a successful journey.
If you are an individual contemplating a career in nursing, a current nursing student or someone seeking a career transition, then let me be your personal blueprint!
It is an exciting time for a career in nursing and I would love to be a part of helping you get yours started.
I look forward to being with you on your journey, whether it be by book, blogging with you, answering your most intriguing questions or speaking at your next engagement.
Mona Clayton, MSN, RN
An inspirational speaker, author, mentor and transformational coach for nurses and students, Mona has been featured in
“Black Enterprise Magazine,” “Working Nurse Magazine,” “The Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper,” “Los Angeles Wave Newspaper,” “Our Weekly Newspaper,” “Minority Nurse Magazine,” “The University of Phoenix Buzz, ”Grand Canyon University Today” and the University of Phoenix Center for Health and Nursing Research Magazine.
Mona Clayton, MSN, RN is the
CEO and Founder of
The Nurses Pub Organization and the author of "From Student to Nurse-Surviving the Journey As Painlessly As Possible.”
Her book reached national distribution throughout Barnes & Noble Booksellers with over 1000 copies sold.
Mona's passion for helping single mothers prompted her desire to develop programs useful to build future nurses; in particular single mothers from underserved communities.
In 2014, she began the outreach campaign, the (#future100K), aiming to recruit 100,000 single mothers to the profession of nursing. The campaign has expanded from passionate students and single mothers living in the U.S. to students in Africa, Asia and most recently the Philippines.
Nurse Mona’s achievements for working to build the nursing community are:
Recipient of Nurse of the Year for Los Angeles County Healthcare System; Mayor's Recognition Award; Mayor's Commendation Recognition Award; National "Super Phoenix" for University of Phoenix; Finalist for the Health Care Leadership Award by the "Los Angeles Business Journal,” Distinguished Alumni Award for University of Phoenix Southern California (Selected 1 of 12 out of 92,000) alumni in 2017 and in 2018, nominated for the Leadership Impact Award, the (Top 3) alumni from University of Phoenix Southern California.
Receiving her Associate of Science in nursing degree from Southwest College, her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from the University of Phoenix and completed her Master’s degree in Nursing Education at Grand Canyon University, Mona has served as a registered nurse for over 23 years and has experience in the following capacities:
Medical-Surgical, Telemetry, Intensive Care, Labor and Delivery, Urgent Care, Home Based Telephonic Nursing and On-line educator and has worked as a travel nurse for numerous hospitals across the country.
Nurse Mona's future goals are to become a global spokesperson for recruiting future nurses throughout Asia, Africa and the USA and to pursue a life long goal of becoming a talk show host.
Mona has one daughter and enjoys blogging, traveling, shopping and fine dining as well as serving the homeless community with her church.
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