• Biography

    Mrs. Stephanie Guardiola joined Coastal Bend College in 2014. She has been a Bachelor’s prepared Registered Nurse (License # ) practicing in acute care since December 1998. She has clinical experience in the nursing field in Emergency Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Cardiac Cath Lab, Dialysis, and was also, a case manager in acute care. She is currently pursuing a Masters/ Practitioner from Maryville University, where she is pursuing her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner degree and plans to complete her degree in the fall of 2018. Her education started at Texas Tech University in 1995, and in 1998 she earned her BSN degree and a Psychology degree from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.
    She is currently an Instructor in the Vocational Nursing Program, and teaches: Basic and Advanced nursing skills, Growth and Development, Leadership and Professional Development, Concepts of Nursing, Nutrition, Gerontology, Pediatrics, Maternal Newborn, Medical Surgical II, Mental Health, and Disease Control.
    After Mrs. Guardiola completes her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner degree, she plans to stay on as nursing faculty with CBC, and continue her teaching responsibilities. She teaches face to face classes, online classes, and hybrid and dual enrollment classes.
    Mrs. Guardiola has the following certifications:
    • CPR/BLS – Certification #
    • ACLS -
    • NRP -
    • TNCC -
    • ENPC -
    Mrs. Guardiola is a member of the following associations:
    • American Nurse Association (ANA)
    • Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators (TAVNE)
    • National Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Association
    Her personal time is spent with her super busy family and their activities. Her husband and four children at home, are involved in several sports and activities that keep her running. Mrs. Guardiola manages to squeeze in graduate school, family, and a full-time job, and is equally dedicated to all of these commitments. She values education and believes in challenging yourself to keep striving and learning. “You are never too old to go to school!”