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Remembering Freedom Summer Nurses

Remembering Freedom Summer Nurses

As Summer 2014 draws to a close, I wanted to take a moment to remember Freedom Summer nurses. This summer was the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, which was also known as the Mississippi Summer Project. The campaign was an effort to register African American voters in Mississippi — which was infamous for attempts at [...]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: How does car insurance work for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does car insurance work for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: How does car insurance work for Travel Nurses when traveling between different states? Do you have to get a new policy in every state you work in, or is there a nationwide policy? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I cannot say for certain how it works with each individual insurance [...]

10 Best TV Nurses

10 Best TV Nurses

All the Emmy Awards buzz earlier this week got me thinking about nurses on TV. Whether drama or comedy, it’s definitely hard to capture just exactly what makes nurses so special. But when shows get it right, it can be very cool to watch. Last year Travel Nursing Blogs covered the MTV reality show “Scrubbing [...]

Travel Nurse Marries Boston Bombing Victim She Treated

Travel Nurse Marries Boston Bombing Victim She Treated

Last December, Travel Nursing Blogs shared the story of Travel Nurse Krista D’Agostino and Boston Marathon bombing victim James Costello. In a touching silver lining of the tragic Boston attack, D’Agostino and Costello met when he was in the hospital recovering from several surgeries and skin grafts needed due to severe burns and shrapnel wounds [...]

Chris Pratt Visits Children’s Hospital in Guardians of the Galaxy Getup

Chris Pratt Visits Children’s Hospital in Guardians of the Galaxy Getup

If you don’t already have Chris Pratt fever, you’re about to come down hard with it! He’s charmed audiences in NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” blown up the big screen in this summer’s Guardians of the Galaxy, proven he RULES at interviews (whether rapping like a pro or French braiding like one), and done one of [...]

Save the Date: Travel Nurses Day 2014

Save the Date: Travel Nurses Day 2014

Travel Nurses are so special, so hard-working, so amazing that of course they deserve to have their very own day of celebration … and this year’s will be here before we know it. Friday, October 10, 2014 will be the second annual Travel Nurses Day. A day for Travel Nurses to feel celebrated and for [...]

How “Not” to Travel Nursing Videos

How “Not” to Travel Nursing Videos

If you’re just starting out as a Travel Nurse, there are a lot of ins and outs that you should learn to help you better succeed in the Travel Nursing industry. Travel Nursing is an amazing opportunity, but there are many variables and can be potential speed bumps if one is not properly prepared. But [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I have to buy new scrubs for each Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I have to buy new scrubs for each Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Came across your site today and find it to be a most excellent resource. I am researching Travel Nursing options so I can begin my next career phase. The hospital I work for requires RNs to wear navy blue scrubs. Does a Traveler have to buy new scrubs with each [...]

Are You Addicted to Travel?

Are You Addicted to Travel?

Happy Friday, Travel Nurses! I came across a BuzzFeed listicle (one of the site’s popular list-based articles) this week that made me think of you. “24 Signs You Are Completely Addicted To Travel” had several points that match the attitudes of most Travel Nurses, such as: #7 — You can’t imagine staying in the same [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I need recent hospital experience for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I need recent hospital experience for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have several years of RN experience locally and in Travel Nursing, but I have not worked in five years. What do you suggest I do to get back into Travel Nursing? Is there a travel company who would offer me about six months to reorient and brush up on [...]