Kamla Yancy, DNP, APRN, FNP

Kamla Yancy, DNP, APRN, FNP

Instructor (Clinical), Undergraduate Nursing Program


Office hours

By appointment

Kamla Yancy, DNP, APRN, FNP

Bio Sketch

Dr. Kamla M. Yancy is a Clinical Professor at the College of Nursing, Wayne State University.  She holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Wayne State University and has worked more than 30 years in the nursing field.   Dr. Yancy received a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Nursing, and a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree from Rochester University.  With over 15 years’ experience in healthcare education roles, she is a Qualified Nurse Educator, well-versed in nursing practices, as well as educational methodologies and approaches. Career roles include Clinical Educator, Nursing Services Administrator, with a specialization in Information Systems. She is a retired Chief Master Sergeant (E-9), from the United States Air Force (USAF) with 25 years of honorable service as a Medical Service Specialist. She has been a Senior Instructor for the USAF Medical Service, and Veteran mentor at Wayne State University for the Veterans Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (VBSN).


• DNP - Wayne State University
• BS – Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy
• BS – Computer systems Management, Rochester University
• Joint Professional Military Education, A.S. Allied Health, CCAF
• Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum

Research Interests

• Care for Returning Veterans
• Women Veterans' Health
• Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment
• Improving 30 Day Readmissions in Heart Failure
• Health Promotion Behavior
• Nursing Leadership Development


Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

• Organizational Leadership
• Nurse Mentorship
• Veterans' Health
• Cardiology
• Emergency Medicine


Honors and Awards

• Recipient of Jonas Veterans Healthcare DNP Excellence Scholar Award


Current Research

• Clinical Inquiry Project - “Improving Heart Failure Outcomes: Utilizing Nurses Knowledge”

Courses Taught

 NUR 4020

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