Regardless of vaccination status, a face mask covering both nose and mouth must be worn while in WCC facilities.

WCC will open at 10AM for students and staff on Thursday, January 20, 2022. Inclement Weather Schedule 

TEAS testing will begin at 1 p.m. on January 20, 2022.

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

Personal Information

Hometown: 
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
Awards: 
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' achievements

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

Health

HLT 106: First Aid and Safety

HLT 106 Focuses on the principles and techniques of safety and first aid. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
48178
HLT  106-95 Course Materials
2 MTWRFSU 2022-01-10 2022-05-09 02:50:00 02:51:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Yates,Karla U

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 Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
46647
HLT  140-95 Course Materials
2 MTWRFSU 2022-01-10 2022-05-09 02:00:00 02:01:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Yates,Karla U

HLT 145: Ethics For Health Care Personnel

HLT 145 Focuses on ethical concepts of health care. Emphasizes confidentiality, maintaining patient records, personal appearance, professionalism with patients/clients, associates, and an awareness of health care facilities. Lecture 2 hours per week
Class Number Credits Days Dates Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
46649
HLT  145-95 Course Materials
2 MTWRFSU 2022-01-10 2022-05-09 02:01:00 02:02:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Yates,Karla U

Nursing

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 Class End Date Time Class End Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
48171
NSG  200-1 Course Materials
~~W~~~~ 2022-01-10 2022-05-09 17:00:00 18:00:00 MAIN Galax Hall 0202 1 In Person Yates,Karla U
48175
NSG  200-11L Course Materials
3 ~~W~~~~ 2022-01-10 2022-05-09 18:00:00 21:00:00 MAIN Fincastle Hall 0008A 11L In Person Yates,Karla U

 

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