Tena Taylor is a MSN, BSN, BA, RN. She received her Masters of Science and Bachelors of Science in nursing from Notre Dame of Maryland University. She also has a Bachelors of Art degree from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland in Law and Sociology. Tena has worked as a Registered Nurse for 26 years in various settings that include critical care, medical-surgical, orthopedics, and home health nursing. Her entire career has been working with an adult population. Her passion is in rehabilitation nursing.
From 2008 – 2017 Tena worked for the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institution formerly know as Kernan Hospital. Her career there began as a staff nurse then as Assistant Manager working with multi-trauma and spinal cord injury patients. There she developed and taught classes that educated patients and their families on how to manage their care in the home setting. Her interest is in working with patients that suffer from neurological conditions, orthopedic, and spinal cord injuries. Tena’s passion for teaching also includes teaching inspiring nurses. She currently teaches as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Maryland School of Nursing.
Tena lives in Frederick and when she is not working she enjoys spending time with her 3 children. In addition to spending time with family she loves to read and travel. She s an excellent cook and loves trying foods from different cultures.