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Dear Nurses, Love Z Dogg MD

Dear Nurses, Love Z Dogg MD

Travel Nursing Blogs has previously shared videos from “the Weird Al of healthcare,” Z Dogg MD — but this time he’s really outdone himself. Z Dogg MD, AKA Dr. Zubin Damania, has created a video parody of Tupac Shakur’s awesome matriarchal melody, “Dear Mama,” in which Shakur sang the praises of his mother’s enduring strength. […]

7 Stranger Things Gifs for Nurses

7 Stranger Things Gifs for Nurses

In case you’ve somehow missed the magic of Netflix’s original series “Stranger Things,” I suggest you avoid any potential *spoilers* below, reach for the remote, and remedy that ASAP. But for the legions of fans who’ve fallen for this ’80s homage, which I’ve come to describe as “If ‘Twin Peaks’ and Goonies had a baby […]

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

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

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I want to do Travel Nursing assignments in a cath lab and I have previous cath lab experience of approximately 10 years, from 1999 to 2010. I worked all phases in the lab and as resource nurse. Do I need recent experience for Travel Nursing? I have no doubt I […]

10 Inspiring Shoe Quotes for the Travel Nurse

10 Inspiring Shoe Quotes for the Travel Nurse

As a Travel Nurse, you know from experience that the right shoes can make or break your shift. Too small, and you’ll have a blister the size of Texas on your heel before the night is over. Too big, and you’ll be slipping and sliding as you rush from patient to patient. We know the […]

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Travel Nurse Independence

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Travel Nurse Independence

As a Travel Nurse, you get to experience holidays and cultures in all different parts of the country. This Fourth of July, let the freedom of Traveling Nurses ring! Don’t have any plans for the holiday yet? Here are 5 fun ways to celebrate your Travel Nurse independence: Seek out the locals’ advice: Ask your […]

Inspiring Travel Nurse Photo Alert!

Inspiring Travel Nurse Photo Alert!

One excellent perk of Travel Nursing is all of the AH-MAY-ZING photo ops and pictures you get to take along the way! In that spirit, Medical Solutions recently hosted a Share Your Snapshot Photo Contest. Submissions included a lot of stunners, but in the end it came down to eight victors in four categories — […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do travel companies help you learn new specialties?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do travel companies help you learn new specialties?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, Thanks for sharing all this information — it’s a lot to take in! I am wondering how to become more specialized. I’m a pediatric RN med-surg wanting to do more traveling now that I am an empty nester. So, since ICU is a hot specialty, how can I […]

Quiz: Which TV medical team is your best fit?

Quiz: Which TV medical team is your best fit?

Travel Nurses become masters at not just nursing, and not just adventuring, but also at adaptability. Every new assignment means a fresh new crew of colleagues, and it’s always to your advantage to gel with them as much as you can. There will always be horror stories about perm nurses who have it out for […]

Chipotle is Giving Nurses Free Burritos!

Chipotle is Giving Nurses Free Burritos!

Nurses who love free stuff and food as much as I do will definitely want to stop in to Chipotle today. The Mexican grill is calling a “Code Burrito” and doing a special BOGO offer for all nurses Wednesday, June 8, 2016, from 3 p.m. to close. Nurses just need to bring their appetites and […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work in Travel Nursing while doing a DNP online program?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I work in Travel Nursing while doing a DNP online program?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello, I am currently a licensed RN working towards my BSN. As soon as I am able to travel, I would like to begin an online DNP program while Travel Nursing. I’ve searched high and low, and I cannot find any information out there from any nurses who have tackled […]