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Travel Nursing for New Graduates

Travel Nursing for New Graduates

You’ve just graduated, which means you are total rock star. Congrats! But if you’re interested in a Travel Nursing career, you will need to establish 1-2 years of recent hospital experience prior to your first contract. Experience is required because Travel Nurses often receive very brief, hospital-specific orientations and you are expected to be well-skilled [...]

Nurses and Natural Disasters

Nurses and Natural Disasters

Nurses do what they do because they want to help people. But there is an added dimension when a natural disaster hits the area you also reside in — whether you are on assignment in a new location or it is your hometown. Whatever the cause — tornado, flood, hurricane, wild fire, tsunami, etc. — [...]

6 Ways Travel Nurses Can Save Money on Gas

6 Ways Travel Nurses Can Save Money on Gas

Between driving to and from an assignment and taking excursions on your days off, Travel Nurses can really rack up fuel costs. Travel Nursing Blogs is here to save the day and help you save, with these 6 ways Travel Nurse can save money on gas and reduce their carbon footprint! License to Buy Consider [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I ask for flight reimbursement to get to my assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I ask for flight reimbursement to get to my assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I plan on taking my first travel assignment this summer and I’m looking for a company to cover airfare from Georgia to California and to offer great housing that’s safe and close to work. I’m interested in San Francisco or the Bay area and I know I may need to [...]

Travel Nursing Experience

Travel Nursing Experience

Travel Nursing is such an appealing career path that Travel Nursing Blogs often hears from nursing students — and even high school students! — who want to know how they can get started on the path towards their first assignment. First, of course, you must have the proper nursing school education, earn your RN degree, [...]

Great Nurse Apps

Great Nurse Apps

Technology has had a great impact in healthcare. When apps and other technology can help a nurse be more efficient that just leaves more time for improving other aspects of your already great patient care. OnlineLPNtoRN.org recently shared a guide to terrific apps for nurses. These nursing apps are great for nurses, nursing students, and [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you handle licensing in different states when travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you handle licensing in different states when travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: How do you get so many licenses when travel nursing? Are they all compact states? Don’t you have to have a home base to even apply for your first assignment and/or license? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: If you do not already reside in a compact state, then you will [...]

Thank You, Military Nurses!

Thank You, Military Nurses!

With Memorial Day weekend on the horizon, Travel Nursing Blogs would like to say thank you, military nurses! Perhaps the ultimate in a very serious, long-term Travel Nursing assignment, nurses in the military do their part for their patients and for all of us. Just like all nurses, their hard work is unparalleled, and with [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What type of degree do I need to be a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What type of degree do I need to be a Travel Nurse?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I really want to go to school to become an RN and eventually a Travel Nurse. But, financially, college is going to be hard for me to afford. What type of degree do I need to be a Travel Nurse? Two year or four year? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: [...]

4 Ways Nurses Can Advance Their Careers

4 Ways Nurses Can Advance Their Careers

  As Nurses Week 2014 draws to a close, Travel Nursing Blogs would like share some tips on how nurses can keep their skills sharp and continue their career momentum. Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, sent us these 4 ways nurses can advance their careers, in celebration of the Nurses Week 2014 theme: Transforming [...]