Angel Yanez, DNP, RN, CHSE began teaching at Avila in of 2014. She is the coordinator of the Simulation Program for the School of Nursing. Dr. Yanez has taught courses in the Junior and Senior levels of the nursing program and specializes in simulation education. She holds a certification in healthcare simulation education. She is active in the Avila community, and is the advisor for the Avila Student Nurses Organization. She also holds positions on several university and school committees.
Angel has been an RN for 30+ years, with a clinical background in Hospice and Home Health care. She has also worked in Critical Care and as a Nurse Consultant, holding a variety of positions from staff nurse to Nurse Educator to Director of Nursing. She graduated from Rockhurst University/Research College of Nursing with a BSN, earned her MSN from the University of Central Missouri and earned her DNP from Duquesne University.
She and her husband have been married for over 30 years and have 4 children and 6 grandchildren (so far). She loves spending time with family, traveling, reading and crafting. She volunteers for HotSoup KC and This is the Day Foundation. Angel is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, and Phi Kappa Phi.