Diversity & Nursing Science Influencer.
She has built a production empire that includes a diversity and nursing science initiative, a digital magazine and film to include documentaries and short-stories. Denetra's work is focused on the development of future nurse leaders through a lens of diversity, and scientific story-telling.
She is a 22-year Navy Veteran, and a former United States Naval Nurse Corps Officer. Her professional background consists of a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, and a Masters in Health Services Administration.
She has experiences in Medical-Surgical, Orthopedics, Post-Anesthesia, Critical Care, Ambulatory Surgical, Clinic Management, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Emergency Management, Medicare-Medicaid, The Joint Commission Regulations, and Education.
An innovator, Denetra has committed her work to the development of a forward-thinking, diverse and business-minded nurse leader. Having studied diversity abroad, Denetra attended a mission trip to Chile and Argentina that allowed her to participate in group think tanks with diverse nursing and medical executives as well as speak on panels to nursing students at the Universidad Finis Terrae and Hospital San Jose, in Santiago Chile.
A Producer of Film, Denetra just released her first mini-documentary on the The Black Angels: The Untold Story of African American Nurses who risked their lives to care for patients with tuberculosis at Seaview Hospital, when white nurses refused, and there was no cure.
A community educator, speaker and thought leader. Denetra previously sat as a Board Member for the national organization ENVISION, LEAD, GROW, lending her expertise to empower underserved girls through entrepreneurship.
Denetra has also published a book, NCLEX NUGGETS: A COMPILATION OF STUDY NOTES: