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Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental health is a major problem in the United States of America. If you or a loved one is struggling with mental illness, please reach out to local organizations, or the organizations suggested above, for help.
May 25, 2016
Beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge: How Nurses Are Helping ALS Patients
During the summer of 2014, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) gained attention via social media thanks to the "ice bucket challenge." The ice bucket challenge took the internet by storm, with more than 17 million people participating and uploading videos to Facebook, according to the ALS Association.
May 24, 2016
Ode to Florence Nightingale
They called her the Lady with the Lamp. Healthcare professionals know Florence Nightingale as the founder of modern nursing; she established many healthcare practices the nursing community still uses today. Since May is her birthday month, find out more about the very first travel nurse, Florence Nightingale.
May 20, 2016
#FastaffNurseFamily: Alisha Shares Her Story
By: Alisha Trujillo, Fastaff Recruiter When I think about my career at Fastaff and my #FastaffNurseFamily over the last 11 years, I see that it’s one in the same. I have formed deep, meaningful relationships with both my colleagues and nurses. As a recruiter, I manage a database of nurses who have been wonderful to work with over the years.
May 11, 2016
#FastaffNurseFamily: Sheppard Shares His Story
By: Sheppard Johnson, Recruiter My time as a Fastaff recruiter has led me to several meaningful relationships with my nurses. One nurse in particular has become an important part of my #FastaffNurseFamily. LaDonna Dawson is an OR tech who has completed multiple travel assignments over the past year.
May 11, 2016
The #FastaffNurseFamily giveaway is finally here, and it is time to nominate the special coworkers in your life for recognition during National Nurses Week. Below are details about this year's giveaway. What is the #FastaffNurseFamily giveaway?
May 9, 2016
Happy Mother's Day to our Travel Nurses. Let’s Go Somewhere.
Happy Mother’s Day from Fastaff. We know many of you are mothers and we want to show our appreciation. You are a dedicated group of people who strive to make your patient’s world a better place. If you’re a nurse that doesn’t get to travel much, switch it up. Go somewhere new, experience different things. But where, you ask? Below are some cities that know how to do Mother’s Day right.
May 5, 2016
Best Banking & Finance Apps for Travel Nurses
Technology has improved the way people bank, making life as a travel nurse that much easier. With the right resources, you can deposit checks, check your balance and budget all while on assignment. The problem is there are so many apps out there, how do you choose? Here are five of the best apps for nurses on the go: 1.
April 21, 2016