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Jimmy Kimmel Sonogram Prank

Jimmy Kimmel Sonogram Prank

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel scrubbed in last week to play a little prank on his famously curmudgeonly Aunt Chippy. L&D nurses especially may get a kick out of this — considering the super-odd fetal behavior, I doubt this is a baby any of you’d like to see delivered in your unit! Aunt Chippy has occasion [...]

By October 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Happy Travel Nurses Day 2014!

Happy Travel Nurses Day 2014!

If you’re like me, you embrace any festive reason to celebrate. And this Friday, October 10th, there’s a really good occasion: Travel Nurses Day 2014! Medical Solutions, a pet-friendly Travel Nurse staffing company, introduced Travel Nurses Day in 2013, in order to set aside a day specifically to honor and celebrate Travel Nurses and the [...]

Travel Nurse Safety

Travel Nurse Safety

Luckily, headlines earlier this week reporting Travel Nurse Andria C. Terrell missing were followed quickly with updates that she had been found safe and in no need of assistance whatsoever. Terrell is from Georgia and on assignment in Eugene, Oregon. She was traveling to check out Crater Lake when her family reported her missing because [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know if I’m ready to try Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I know if I’m ready to try Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve worked as an RN going on four years — one year on medical-surgical and now going on my third year in ED. In the last two years I’ve really considered Travel Nursing, but fear of the unknown and wondering if I’m ready is holding me back. How do I [...]

13 Ways to Keep your Scrubs Looking Great

13 Ways to Keep your Scrubs Looking Great

Hi there, it’s Natasha from Tafford. We are so excited that the guys at Travel Nursing Blogs asked us for some advice about keeping scrubs looking great! If you haven’t heard of Tafford, we’ve been selling scrubs since 1986 and are known for the first retailers for selling holiday print scrubs. So you might say [...]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Help Inspire Future Nurses!

Help Inspire Future Nurses!

I recently got the awesome opportunity to see Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey speak — he was hilarious, inspiring, and informative. One of the coolest things he said had to do with helping people that come behind you in your profession. Spacey’s own mentor, the famous Jack Lemmon, told him: “If you have done well, it’s [...]

By September 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What questions should I ask my Travel Nurse recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What questions should I ask my Travel Nurse recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What questions should I ask my Travel Nurse recruiter that I probably wouldn’t know to ask? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: There is no “set” list of questions you should ask, other than those on which you feel you need more information. If you don’t understand what a “tax advantage [...]

4 Ways Travel Nurses Can Keep Their Energy Up

4 Ways Travel Nurses Can Keep Their Energy Up

To state the utterly obvious, nursing is exhausting work! And, as a Travel Nurse, you’re often just as on the go on your days off — out exploring the world and all the cool stuff to see and do around your current location. So how can a Travel Nurse keep his or energy up with [...]

By September 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am planning to start Travel Nursing soon and I have no idea what to expect or ask about when it comes to housing. What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hopefully before you sign anything, you are told what to expect in the [...]

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 [...]

By September 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →