Karla Yates
Associate Professor, Nursing
(276) 223-4865
210 Galax Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday: 8AM-9AM; 12PM-1:30PM; 4PM-5PM
Wednesday: 8AM-9AM; 12PM-1:30PM; 4PM-5PM
Thursday: 8AM-12PM

Personal Information

Wytheville, VA
High School Attended: 
George Wythe High School
Degrees and Certifications: 
Master in Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Nursing
Associates Degree in Nursing, Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse- Virginia Board of Nursing
Basic Life Saving Instructor- American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life-Support Instructor - American Heart Association
Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life-Support Instructor- American Heart Association
Quality Matters Peer Reviewer
Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Winner for the Virginia Department of Health, 2009
Virginia Community College System’s Chancellor’s Award for Occupational Specific Services
Outstanding Support Staff of the Year- Wytheville Community College
Rising Star- Wytheville Community College
Community Service Activities: 
Foundation for Excellence- Board of Directors
Hope Pack- WCC Delivery Team
Served previously on the Brock Hughes Executive Board of Directors: Secretary.
Served previously on the Virginia Simulation State Alliance as the Southwest Regional Director.
Special Interests: 

Simulation Nursing Education My students' acheivements

The best thing about working at WCC is...: 
the family atmosphere. I can honestly say that I am excited to be at work each day. The role that we get to play in our student's lives is an amazing honor. Everyone at WCC is student oriented and we genuinely care about the success of each student.

Current Teaching Schedule


HLT 140: Orientation To Health Related Profession

HLT 140 - Orientation to Health Related Professions Explores the interrelated roles and functions of various members of the health team. Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1- 2 hours per week. 2 credits
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
HLT  140-95 Course Materials
2 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 04:12:00 - 04:13:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Yates,Karla U


NSG 200: Health Promotion and Assessment

NSG 200 - Health Promotion and Assessment (3 Credits) Introduces assessment and health promotion for the individual and family. Includes assessment of infants, children, adults, geriatric clients and pregnant females. Emphasizes health history and the acquisition of physical assessment skills with underlying concepts of development, communication, and health promotion. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in the assessment of clients across the lifespan. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): BIO 141 (or BIO 231 or NAS 161)
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
NSG  200-1HZ Course Materials
~~W~~~~ 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 17:00:00 - 18:00:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 1HZ Online w/E-Rate Yates,Karla U
NSG  200-10L Course Materials
3 ~~W~~~~ 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 18:00:00 - 21:00:00 MAIN Fincastle Hall 0008 10L In Person Yates,Karla U


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