Travel Nursing News / Blog

  • Making the transition to working nights may feel a bit intimidating, but many night nurses, myself included, have grown to love the position! It tends to be quieter and less chaotic because the patients are generally asleep, and there's a special camaraderie that develops between a team of night nurses. Put these tips into practice to...

  • As a travel nurse, receiving top pay and visiting new locations are probably at the top of your priority list. And while you might have explored more cities than most, this kind of fast-paced lifestyle can take a toll on your health.

  • There's a good reason why nurses choose to do what they do. Few other professions are as noble or rewarding on so many levels compared to nursing. Being a nurse means showing compassion and caring for countless people from one day to the next. It takes a special person to devote their lives to this occupation.

  • One of the best things about having a smartphone is that I never have to be bored. Any time I have a break, I can just pull out the phone and play a fantastic nursing game. It's such a great way to relax, even if I only have a few minutes to play.

  • Do you remember the humble nurses cap? It has stood as a powerful symbol of the profession throughout history—but why? When was the nurse’s cap invented and what was its original purpose? Let’s delve into the mystery:

  • The nurses hotline can be a mini lifeline for people who have some type of health-related question or concern and they are not sure what to do. Many health care organizations offer a hotline that’s available around the clock and manned by registered nurses who can serve up quick, accurate and valuable information when people need help...

  • Taking accurate nurses notes is one of the most important parts of caring for a patient. Nothing matters more than providing clear and detailed information about a patient's condition and their symptoms on their chart. Your observations make it easier to determine what medical treatments a patient needs without serious mistakes being...

  • The nursing profession gives current nurses some big shoes to fill, with so many famous innovators in our history. Some are famous for being pioneering nurses, excellent nurses or brave nurses—sometimes all three. Some are (or went on to become) famous/successful in other professions, such as writers, nuns, gunslingers and a number of...

  • Hollywood must be fascinated with the nursing profession. Filmmakers have made many great movies about nursing. We enjoy watching them and often get valuable insights into how other people view nurses. These are the 10 movies about nursing that we think are the best, in alphabetical order:

    The American Nurse

  • As a nurse, it sometimes seems ironic to be so busy taking care of others that I don't feel like I have time to take care of myself. However, I have to remind myself that just a minute to focus on my needs will help me do a better job taking care of others because I'll be more refreshed and alert.

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