Travel Nursing News / Blog

  • This year, in April, the blue light will once again shine on autism. During autism awareness month, nurses are encouraged to explore new techniques and research about the disorder. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports autism spectrum disorder is on the rise.

  • If you're lucky, you can get up and go every day without any help. For many of us, however, caffeine provides the pick-me-up we need to get up early, stay up late and handle all of the challenges we face in between. That being said, a serious caffeine addiction can become problematic, especially if you find yourself unable to function...

  • Working out on a regular basis helps you maintain the stamina you need to handle even the most difficult shifts. Unfortunately, staying motivated to work out isn't easy, especially when you have been on your feet all day. Below are six tips to help you stay motivated, even when the couch is calling your name. 

  • Is your next travel assignment taking you to the city of Gainesville, Georgia? Resting in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you can expect to enjoy a pretty incredible view among outdoorsy activities and cultural experiences.

  • At Fastaff, we’re grateful for the opportunity to work with nurses who help ensure continuous quality patient care in communities across America. To show our gratitude, Fastaff partnered with the Colorado Avalanche to treat nine nurses on assignment in Colorado, and their guests, to a special night of live hockey.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

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