Kamla Yancy, DNP, APRN, FNP

Kamla Yancy, DNP, APRN, FNP

Instructor (Clinical), Undergraduate Nursing Program

ei4357@wayne.edu
313-577-4133

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).

Education

• 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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