“Nursing is my passion,” said the Lafayette resident and Kaplan native.
She already has an LPN diploma from Louisiana Technical College and a certificate as a pharmacy technician from the University of New Orleans. When she graduates from LSU in May and completes her board exams, Yanna will be a register nurse.
Yanna is currently working at Louisiana Extended Care Hospital in the MedSurge/ICU and has recently accepted a position in Seattle in the ICU at Madigan Army Medical Center.
While at LSUE, she was a member the LSUE Student Nurse Association and currently serving as president of the group. She also served as the student nursing representative on the LSUE Curriculum Committee.
L-OADN is the leading state advocate for Associate Degree Nursing education/practice and promotes collaboration in charting the future of healthcare education and delivery.