Get to know Registered Nurse Elaine Taylor-Roth, who serves patients in Troy, New York.
Elaine is a registered nurse (RN) who is affiliated with the Eddy Visiting Nurse and Rehab Association in Troy, New York. The Eddy Visiting Nurse and Rehab Association serves as a regional leader in home care, offering a full range of home health care services.
Elaine is skilled as a transition coach. The role of a transition coach is to promote more effective care transitions through improved self-management skills and enhanced patient-provider communication. A transition coach models and facilitates new behaviors, skill transfer, and communication strategies for patients and families to build confidence, so that they can successfully respond to common problems that arise during care transitions. The patient’s goal drives the agenda.
Elaine specializes in several areas in the field of nursing, including critical care nursing. Critical care nursing is the field of nursing with a focus on the utmost care of the critically ill or unstable patients following extensive injury, surgery or life threatening diseases.
Elaine received her nursing degree from the St Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1975. She then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 1992.
When she was younger, Elaine volunteered as a candy striper (completing over 500 hours of volunteer work). She always had an interest in the medical field; however, volunteering solidified that a career in nursing was what she wanted to pursue.
Elaine attributes her success to her persistence, her ability to think on her feet, her ability to respond well to intense situations, as well as her desire to help others in the best way that she can.
A registered nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to the primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
In her spare time, Elaine enjoys singing.
Learn More about Elaine Taylor-Roth:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4143348/info/