Why certified nurses make a difference in patient care

Working in the healthcare field is extremely complex, and every day new challenges arise. So, the drive to continually learn and adapt is vital. That’s why certified nurses are such a crucial part of the puzzle. These nurses go the extra mile by earning and maintaining the highest credentials in their specialty. In doing so, … Continue reading Why certified nurses make a difference in patient care

National Nurses Week: Recognizing nurses for outstanding compassion

During National Nurses week, we’re recognizing some of the outstanding Baylor Scott & White Health nurses who have greatly impacted their communities and the lives of those they selflessly care for. This year, 22 Baylor Scott & White Health nurses were named honorees on the DFW 100 Great Nurses list. Additionally, the Top 25 Nurses program in Central Texas honored Baylor … Continue reading National Nurses Week: Recognizing nurses for outstanding compassion

Engagement rings carry dangerous bacteria, nurse researchers find

Nurse researchers are encouraging healthcare workers not to wear jeweled rings to work after research from The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano finds that jeweled rings have a high risk of carrying harmful bacteria — from MRSA to VRE. 20 percent of jeweled rings carried a high amount of harmful bacteria. In a recent study on … Continue reading Engagement rings carry dangerous bacteria, nurse researchers find