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Yvonne Davila

MSN RN CNE

Nursing Instructor

Clinical Liaison

 

Nursing Building Office #208

e-mail: yadavila@uiwtx.edu

office phone: (210) 829-3989

  • Educational Degrees

    1985 Bachelors of Science in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio Texas

    2007: Master in Science, University of Phoenix

    Mrs. Davila is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education program at Walden University. Anticipate graduation May 2018

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    After being a medical-surgical nurse educator and nurse director for 10 years at a large healthcare facility in San Antonio, Mrs. Davila joined the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing in January 2009. She coordinates and teaches the undergraduate Health Promotion Course and clinical.  She is also the clinical liaison and is responsible for obtaining appropriate clinical sites for students. As clinical liaison, she is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Courses Taught

    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

    Adult Medical Surgical

    Leadership & Management

    Internship

  • Research Interests

    Mrs. Davila’s main focus in the new registered nurse confidence level related to the Quality and Safety education for Nurses (QSEN )competencies. She is also interested in the impact of service learning, health promotion and innovative teaching learning strategies. 

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions

    Publications

    Canchola, A., Cook, A., Davila, Y. A., Kolb, A., & Torres, A. (2012). Educating Nursing Students for Providing Health Promotion to Community Residing Aging Population.   2nd Annual Conference on Building Partnership for Geriatric, San Antonio, Texas.

    Canchola, A., Cook, A., Davila, Y. A., Kolb, A., & Torres, A. (2012, July). Health Promotion:Effectiveness of Intervention of Nursing Students with Aging Populations.   2012 Summer Institute on Evidence–Based Quality Improvement, San Antonio, Texas.

    Cassells, A., Cook, A., Kolb, A., Davila, Y. A., Loftis, A., A. Armstrong (2011). Blood Pressure Knowledge and Self Management Behaviors of Older Hispanic Adults Diagnosed with Hypertension: Pilot Study.   1st Annual Conference on Building Partnership for Geriatric, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Professional Memberships

    Sigma Theta Tau- Delta Alpha at Large Chapter

    National League of Nursing

    Mrs. Davila is currently the Vice-President and Delegate of the Delta Alpha at Large Chapter

  • Awards and Accomplishments

    2014:  Legacy Teaching Award, University of the Incarnate Word.

    2012:  2012 University of the Incarnate Word Mother Columkille Colbert Award, University of the Incarnate Word.

    2012:  2012 Nightingale Excellence in Nursing Award, Medical Center Rotary Club of San Antonio Texas.

    2017 Nurse Image Maker 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International Delta Alpha Chapter

    2004:  Nurse Image Maker 2004, Sigma Theta Tau International Delta Alpha Chapter.

  • More Info

    Mrs. Davila also coordinates several community outreach projects such as the annual Green Bean can drive for the Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner, Haven for Hope Children Christmas Party and the Haven for Hope Adult Courtyard Christmas Breakfast.