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Nursing Accomplishments

Baylor Scott & White Health Austin/Round Rock Region

ANCC Magnet® Journey

In the Baylor Scott & White Health Austin/Round Rock Region, our nurses are dedicated to living out our organization’s mission of extending excellent care to the community we serve. Nurses care for our patients in a variety of settings, both inpatient and ambulatory. We serve a wide geographic area, from Georgetown south to San Marcos, and from Taylor west to Lakeway.
The Austin/Round Rock region is on the ANCC Magnet Journey to Excellence. The following are some of the ways our nurses exemplify our commitment to consistent, compassionate, and excellent care.

Transformational Leadership


Exemplary Professional Practice

  • - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock and Lakeway achieved 2018 Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus for the collaborative care delivered to stroke patients. Lakeway also achieved the 2019 “Get with Guidelines, Gold Plus” level for stroke care.
  • - Mobility Project conducted at Baylor Scott & White – Round Rock resulted in overall decreased fall rate.
  • - Decrease in hospital readmissions for heart failure patients related to an ambulatory infusion clinic co-led by nursing.

Structural Empowerment


New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements

Bridging the Gap between Employee Engagement and Implementing Evidence-based Practice at the Bedside – Presented by Teresa Glandorf, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CNOR at the 2018 National Association of Nurse Professional Development Specialists. A Star Search award winner.
Poster of the presentation presented by Teresa Glandorf MSN, RN, NDP-BC, CNOR and Dr. Kate Williams-Ashman, DNP, RN-C.

Play ball – Presented by Dr. Beverly Carrington, DNP, RN, NEA-BC.

Raising the bar: Advancing expertise at the bedside – Presented by Dr. Leslie Gembol, DNP, RN, NEA-BC and Dr. Kate Williams-Ashman, DNP, RN-C.

Reducing admissions and readmissions with implementation of outpatient IV Lasix protocol – Presented by Mendy Barnett, RN.

Workplace fatigue: Levels, contributors, and outcomes – Presented by Dr. Monique McFerrin DNP, RN, NEA-BC and P. A. Carter, RN.

- Baylor Scott & White – Pflugerville debuted its first robot which creates ICU capability and provides the city of Pflugerville access to a higher level of care.

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