Yakima (Kim) Young-Shields, MSN, APRN, BC, ANP

Yakima Young-Shields, EdD, APRN, ANP-BC

Teaching Assistant Professor and
ANP Emphasis Area Coordinator

307 Seton Hall

College of Nursing, South Campus

Phone: 314-516-7111
Fax: 314-516-7093


Teaching Areas:

  • Advance Physical Assessment of Clients in Health and Issues
  • Diagnosis and Management I & II (Adult-Geriatric)
  • BSN-C Physical Assessment


  • EdD (c)- Education - University of Missouri- St. Louis (anticipated defense 2012)
  • MSN-ANP - University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • BSN - Webster University
  • RN - Bridge degree-Sanford Brown College
  • LPN - Sanford Brown College

Clinical Research Interests:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Rheumatology/Autoimmune Disorders

Academic Research Interests:

  • Mentoring Adult Learners
  • Engaging NPs in evidenced-based research that will translate into their clinical practice and vice-versus  (ARCHNAP) Ambulatory Care Research Consortium for Nurses in Advance Practice
  • Investigating the experiences of Adult-Geriatric and Family Nurse Practitioner Graduates transition to Primary care practice