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The Brittany Maynard Story

The Brittany Maynard Story

The debate surrounding the right-to-die movement has been reignited in recent weeks, due to the Brittany Maynard story. Maynard, a death with dignity advocate, died Saturday, November 1st, at age 29. In spring 2014, Maynard was told she had terminal brain cancer and about six months to live. Shortly after, she elected to relocate with [...]

By November 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do I go about listing housing for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do I go about listing housing for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Question: I have a property that would be perfect for a Travel Nurse! But I am unsure how to best get the word out about it. How do I go about listing housing for Travel Nurses? Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Answer: I would recommend that you get [...]

By October 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Halloween Costumes Travel Nurses Can Wear to Work

Halloween Costumes Travel Nurses Can Wear to Work

We’re in the home stretch leading up to Halloween. With that comes the usual array of annoying, stereotypical nurse costumes, and other such eyesores — including this year’s ultimate abomination: the sexy Ebola nurse costume. Yuck! If you’re working on the big day, do you have your costume planned? If not, there’s still time to [...]

By October 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With catchy slogans like “Save the Ta-Tas” and “Fight like a Girl,” the reason to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month each October is all about knowledge as power. While there are many ways that people can promote, fundraise for, and celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it all comes down to one thing: Early detection. The [...]

By October 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I choose a Travel Nurse agency?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I choose a Travel Nurse agency?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’ve done a couple Travel Nursing assignments, and have loved the traveling and experiences! My question concerns getting the best pay and benefits from a Travel Nurse agency. My very first Travel Nurse assignment was about seven years ago in California, and I remember making so much more money than [...]

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 →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I take agency housing or find my own in Hawaii?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should I take agency housing or find my own in Hawaii?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question:  I’ve been traveling for two years now and have always found my own housing, but coming up in January I’m planning to take the plunge and head to Hawaii, so I was thinking I’d like to eliminate some stress and just have my agency handle my housing for this assignment. [...]

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 [...]