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5 Foods to Avoid Before your Shift

5 Foods to Avoid Before your Shift 
As a travel nurse, you will need a solid supply of energy and stamina for each of your shifts. Thus, to optimize your performance and stay on top of your game all day, you need to eat the right foods before you start working. Below are five foods you should avoid eating in the hours before your shift begins. 1.

September 17, 2015

How to Find Jogging Paths in a New City

How to Find Jogging Paths in a New City 
Jogging is a great way to stay healthy and in shape while on assignment as a travel nurse. However, when you are in a new location, finding a good place to jog can be a challenge. Below are some strategies you can use to find jogging paths in a new area. 1.

September 15, 2015

5 Things to Leave at Home During a Travel Nurse Assignment

5 Things to Leave at Home During a Travel Nurse Assignment 
Your first instinct as you prepare to go on assignment will be to pack as much as possible, so you don’t end up missing something you need, but is that a wise plan of attack? When you are making your list of travel necessities, make another one highlighting the things you can live without as you move from place to place.

September 10, 2015

How to Find the Perfect Airbnb Apartment

How to Find the Perfect Airbnb Apartment 
Part of the fun of taking a new work assignment is finding a unique place to call home for a while. The Internet has opened up online opportunities in the past few years that give you a better look at available housing in a variety of areas.

September 8, 2015

Three Ways to Save on Prescription Medication

Three Ways to Save on Prescription Medication 
Prescription medications can be pricey, but they don’t have to be. Act like an industry insider and use these three tips to save you time and money on prescriptions.

September 4, 2015

How Many Travel Assignments Should You Take this Year?

How Many Travel Assignments Should You Take this Year? 
As a travel nurse, you have a great deal of control over your schedule. You can decide which assignments you will take, as well as how often you will take on new assignments. Both of these factors will affect how often you should travel. What is Typical? Because travel nursing offers so much flexibility, it is difficult to say what is "typical.

September 3, 2015

5 Exercises Travel Nurses Can Do in Their Hotel Room (Between Shifts)

5 Exercises Travel Nurses Can Do in Their Hotel Room (Between Shifts) 
Going on the road as a travel nurse is an adventure, but does it have to interrupt your normal fitness routine? Even if you are staying in a hotel with a gym and pool, you might find yourself with just a few minutes between shifts to get some exercise, especially if you want to spend your off time exploring the local culture.

September 1, 2015

Top Rated Inserts for Arch Support

Top Rated Inserts for Arch Support 
Sometimes, you just have to put your feet first. As a nurse, you know the importance of proper arch support — it is the difference between plantar fasciitis and happy feet. With any luck, a good quality shoe will give you all the support you need. If that isn’t happening for you, then your feet might need a little extra support.

August 25, 2015