Travel Nursing News and Blog

  • by Leah Martinez on March 25, 2016

    At Fastaff, we’re grateful for the opportunity to work with nurses who help ensure continuous quality patient care in communities across America. To show our gratitude, Fastaff partnered with the Colorado Avalanche to treat nine nurses on assignment in Colorado, and their guests, to a special night of live hockey.

  • by Eve Ami on March 24, 2016

    The ultimate goal of nursing school is to teach you to function effectively as a nurse working in the field. However, some of the things you need to know just can't be found in a book. Here are five important things you won't learn during your nursing program. 

  • by Leah Martinez on March 23, 2016

    Most people don't equate dental health with overall health. In fact, there are several health problems that are correlated with unhealthy dental habits, including heart disease and diabetes.

  • by Eve Ami on March 22, 2016

    It's no secret that baby boomers are aging, and many people worry about the effect it will have on the healthcare industry as their need for care becomes more significant. However, baby boomers are more than just patients in the field of healthcare - they are nurses too.

  • by Eve Ami on March 17, 2016

    As a travel nurse, you have your choice of cool and trendy places to visit, but there are a number of states that people rarely think about that have just as much to offer — the flyover states. Many are just dismissed as boring or country, but are they really?

  • by Eve Ami on March 15, 2016

    There are numerous nursing conferences that occur each year, but the right conference could be a chance for a travel nurse to reconnect with the friends he or she made on past assignments.

  • by Eve Ami on March 09, 2016

    Perhaps the best way to understand millennial nurses is to recognize that they are a diverse and large group. The nearly 90 million people in the US considered to be millennials (born between 1980 and the early 2000’s) are bound to have an impact on the American workplace, and the nursing profession specifically. They will be the majority in...

  • by Eve Ami on March 08, 2016

    If you are looking at the Bay area for your next travel assignment, why not consider the city that is called an “incubator” for high-tech companies like Google, Facebook and Skype. Palo Alto sits on the rim of San Francisco and has a population of around 64,000.

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  • by Leah Martinez on March 23, 2016

    Most people don't equate dental health with overall health. In fact, there are several health problems that are correlated with unhealthy dental habits, including heart disease and diabetes.

  • by Eve Ami on March 22, 2016

    It's no secret that baby boomers are aging, and many people worry about the effect it will have on the healthcare industry as their need for care becomes more significant. However, baby boomers are more than just patients in the field of healthcare - they are nurses too.

  • by Eve Ami on March 17, 2016

    As a travel nurse, you have your choice of cool and trendy places to visit, but there are a number of states that people rarely think about that have just as much to offer — the flyover states. Many are just dismissed as boring or country, but are they really?

  • by Eve Ami on March 15, 2016

    There are numerous nursing conferences that occur each year, but the right conference could be a chance for a travel nurse to reconnect with the friends he or she made on past assignments.

  • by Eve Ami on March 09, 2016

    Perhaps the best way to understand millennial nurses is to recognize that they are a diverse and large group. The nearly 90 million people in the US considered to be millennials (born between 1980 and the early 2000’s) are bound to have an impact on the American workplace, and the nursing profession specifically. They will be the majority in...

  • by Eve Ami on March 08, 2016

    If you are looking at the Bay area for your next travel assignment, why not consider the city that is called an “incubator” for high-tech companies like Google, Facebook and Skype. Palo Alto sits on the rim of San Francisco and has a population of around 64,000.

  • by Eve Ami on March 03, 2016

    Anyone who travels for work has to be thoughtful about recurring expenses, and finding ways to save money on food will help keep your budget on track. Done right, you might even find yourself with extra cash to try a new restaurant or experience a local favorite.

  • by Eve Ami on March 01, 2016

    Although the average age of US nurses was 50 (as of 2013), you’re typically sharing a unit floor with representatives from several different age brackets.

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