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5 Things That Aren’t Taught in Nursing School
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. 1. How to multi-task As a nurse, you will be expected to handle a number of different responsibilities without forgetting anything.
March 24, 2016
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body
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. Your oral health can also give your dentist insight into your overall health. If you haven't seen your dentist recently, today's the perfect day to make an appointment.
March 23, 2016
Why Baby Boomer Nurses are Kicking Butt
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.
March 22, 2016
The Most Underrated Flyover States
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?
March 17, 2016
Should I Attend a Nursing Conference?
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. If you find yourself wondering whether the expense of a professional conference is worth it, consider some of these benefits: Educational Opportunities You never stop learning when you are a nurse.
March 15, 2016
How Hospitals Can Attract & Keep Millennials
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 the workplace over the next 20 years.
March 9, 2016
City Spotlight: Palo Alto, CA
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.
March 8, 2016
How to Save Money on Food as a Travel Nurse
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. After all, working on assignment is as much about discovering different cultures as it is about making top pay.
March 3, 2016