Taylor Regional Hospital awarded its annual Nurse of the Year and Nurse Extender of the Year awards recently. The Nurse of the Year and Nurse Extender of the Year are chosen by their peers.
Nominees for nurse of the year were: Tasha Garrett, RN; Carolyn Buckman, RN; Debra Rutledge, LPN; and Patty Yaden, RN. Patty Yaden was chosen as this year's winner.
Yaden has been a team member at TRH since 2001. She and her husband, David, have three children, Lauren, Emily and Nick.
Some comments made about Yaden are: