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Kayla Cehand, BSN, RN, CPN, CPST

Kayla Cehand, BSN, RN, CPN, CPST, is a trauma and injury prevention coordinator at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center – Temple. Cehand studied at Temple College and University of Texas at Arlington, and she strives to make an impact on decreasing preventable injuries and death in children.

19 simple ways to keep your children safe from injury

As the spring and summer months approach, the warmer weather provides more opportunity for children to enjoy the outdoors — and unfortunately, more opportunity for injury. Children have a free spirit and often do not recognize the consequences that accompany risk during playtime. While we want to “let kids be kids,” as they say, safety …

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6 common car seat safety mistakes you’re probably making

There’s no such thing as a perfect parent. As a parent of young children, I know this all too well. Undoubtedly, we all make mistakes, but the consequences of installing a car seat incorrectly could lead to serious injury and in worst cases, even death. Children don’t come with a handbook — though most wish …

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Protecting kids from heatstroke and heat exhaustion

If ever you’ve forgotten your cell phone, you may forget your child in the back seat. Our minds are powerful. We can prioritize things of importance, multitask remarkably well and process thousands of daily tasks. But for some, a simple act of forgetting can turn deadly. An otherwise normal day can turn tragic, and the …

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