Ms. Yates graduated from Southern Arkansas University’s BSN program in 2016 and immediately went to work at Minden Medical Center in Minden, LA where she still currently works. In three years of nursing experience Holly has sought every opportunity to learn and expand her knowledge. She has experience on the Medical-Surgical unit, ER, ICU, and post-recovery cath lab. She has experience in training new graduate nurses for various units and has been trained as a preceptor for the hospital. One year after being employed as a registered nurse, Ms. Yates began working on her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Grambling State University. She graduated in May of 2019. She and her husband recently had their first child, Lincoln, in June 2019. She is excited to join the SAU team and can’t wait to help make a difference in the nursing department.