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5 Reasons to Join a Professional Organization for Nurses
Professional organizations for nurses offer a wealth of opportunities for today’s health care professionals. Whether you’re exploring new jobs or seeking expanded industry knowledge, membership in a local, national or, niche professional nursing organization offers critical information, support, and opportunities within the field.
April 29, 2014
5 Tips for Nurses Suffering from Aching, Swollen Feet
As a nurse, your feet are one of the hardest working parts on your body. You log numerous miles of walking during a week of 12-hour shifts. Aching feet can impact your ability to give your patients your all. In fact, MEDSURG Nursing published a study in 2012 that indicated foot trouble for nurses negatively affects patient care in a measurable way.
April 25, 2014
How to Make the Most Out of Your Power Nap
Good health care is something that everyone should take seriously, but getting that care depends on medical professionals being at their best. Nurses in particular work long hours and must stay aware of what is going on with patients, because even seemingly simple mistakes can have devastating consequences.
April 23, 2014
7 Ways to Continue Professional Development as a Travel Nurse
Travel nurses work in many of the country’s most prestigious hospitals surrounded by the best and brightest health care professionals. While this alone offers many opportunities for fostering a diverse and highly sought after skill set, options also abound for a travel nurse to continue professional development outside of the clinical setting. 1.
April 15, 2014
Quick, Easy, Healthy, Delicious: Meal Ideas for Travel Nurses
No one knows the importance of good nutrition more than a nurse, but for those who work long hours, such as travel nurses, lack of time can make finding quick healthy meal ideas a challenge. As a result, many nurses go long periods without eating at all, and then rush famished to the nearest food source (which many times is a vending machine or fast food drive-thru).
April 9, 2014
How to Find Nursing Scrubs for Cheap
When you work as a travel nurse, you know full well how often things change in your life, both personally and professionally. One of the most simple, yet notable changes you will encounter are the scrubs you wear on the job. Depending on your assignment, there could be more or less flexibility when it comes to the style and color of your scrubs.
April 4, 2014
The Biggest Nursing Shortage Ever
The nursing shortage is all too real as its effects on patients reaches across the country, from small neighborhood clinics, to skilled nursing centers to large teaching and research hospitals.
March 10, 2014
5 Essential Travel Tips for Travel Nurses with Pets
If you have ever traveled with a pet, you know the trials and tribulations that come with the territory. Whether you're leaving on a moment's notice or have time to plan, our travel tips for travel nurses with pets will ensure you and your pet make it to your next assignment with ease. 1.
February 14, 2014