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How to Connect with Other Nurses in a New City
What is the biggest perk of travel nursing? It's hard to pick just one, but networking opportunities would be near the top of the list. Finding other nursing professionals can provide insight on both your job assignment and the city that you are calling home for the next few weeks. How can you make those connections? Start at Work The most obvious answer is to make friends at work.
August 20, 2015
Do Travel Nurses Need Cars?
As a travel nurse, you are likely to spend a large portion of each year in locations far from your established home. In some cases, you may travel so much that you no longer maintain an established home at all. Because travel nursing can take you to so many different locations, you may wonder if it is beneficial to own your own vehicle.
August 13, 2015
Travel Spotlight: Springfield, MO
Travel nurses can choose assignments in a number of exciting locations. One of the hottest locations with plenty of job openings available is Springfield, Missouri, which is the third largest city in the state. Below is some information about Springfield for travel nurses considering an assignment in this charming city.
August 11, 2015
Vaccinations Save Lives
Making sure your child gets all the recommended vaccines is important to ensuring your child's good health. Vaccines provide protection from a host of diseases, including many that are deadly.While the back-to-school supply list hasn't changed much over the years, vaccination recommendations have.
August 10, 2015
5 Things to do in Between Travel Nursing Assignments
What is one awesome perk of being a travel nurse? The downtime you get for yourself between work assignments. The real question is what are you going to do with all that time off? It is these gaps that allow you to appreciate life and makes plans so you don’t miss anything. Consider five ways you can make your downtime matter. 1. Improve Yourself That can mean just about anything.
August 6, 2015
5 Reasons Why Travel Nursing Pairs Well with Graduate School
If you think graduate school is out of your financial reach, it could be that you haven’t found the right mix of opportunities yet. A 2012 report issued by the Institute of Medicine suggests that nurses with advanced degrees are the best hope for a patient-centered care model. If you want to be a leader in your field, then graduate school might be a fantastic option.
August 4, 2015
Top 5 Ultra-Moisturizing Lotions for Nurses
As a travel nurse, you will spend a lot of time washing your hands. Unfortunately, frequent hand washing can take a serious toll on the health of your skin; causing your hands to become dry, cracked, irritated and sore. One of the best ways to prevent this problem is by using a high-quality moisturizing lotion on a regular basis. Fastaff’s favorite ultra-moisturizing lotions for nurses 1.
July 30, 2015
Why Meditation is Important for Travel Nurses
Although it is undoubtedly rewarding, working as a travel nurse can also be stressful. As a travel nurse, you may travel to faraway locations, take on challenging assignments, meet new people and juggle a different schedule all while trying to keep in contact with your loved ones at home.
July 28, 2015