Archive for July, 2008

Keep in touch on the road

Keep in touch on the road

When you are on the road as a travel nurse, it can get lonely at times. One way to combat this is to talk to other nurses on travel nursing forums. Some good ones are: Nurse-Forum.com UltimateNurse.com AllNurses.com Travel Nurse and Therapist Forum NurseConnect.com NursingLink.com Are there any travel nursing forums you visit that I’m […]

By July 31, 2008 1 Comments Read More →
Social media for travel nurses

Social media for travel nurses

Over at NursingSchoolSearch.com they posted a great list of 50 Social Media and Networking Sites for the Medically Minded  I’m glad to see TravelNursingBlogs.com made the list, but there are a lot of other great sites on there too. In fact, their whole site is made up of a lot of great lists of websites. Check it […]

By July 31, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
The easiest way to keep a secret is without help.

The easiest way to keep a secret is without help.

Let’s face it, rumors are a fact of life. I’m sure each and every one of us is guilty of playing a part in the rumor mill. Whether it was back in high school when you heard Susie dumped Johnny for Mike to go prom and you told your lunch table. Or maybe it was […]

By July 28, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Don't forget to read the July Life on the go for more great info for travel nurses

Don't forget to read the July Life on the go for more great info for travel nurses

In this month’s Life on the go we give you some tips for getting all the daily vitamins you need, but forget about when you are busy working a travel nursing job.

By July 25, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nursing vs. Per Diem Nursing

Travel Nursing vs. Per Diem Nursing

So you’ve gone to school, learned what you need to know to become a nurse and then proceeded to find your first job at a hospital and start your life in the workforce. Sound about right? Like many nurses and allied health professionals today, very few explore options outside of just becoming another employee of […]

By July 21, 2008 7 Comments Read More →
Fourth episode of 'Hopkins'

Fourth episode of 'Hopkins'

Last night’s episode of ‘Hopkins’ featured another heart transplant. This time it was a toddler in need of a healthy heart. This scenario is every parent’s worst nightmare.

By July 18, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing and your hobbies

Travel nursing and your hobbies

As you all are well aware, nursing can be a very stressful profession, which makes it so important to have at least one outside interest you can escape to. The beauty of travel nursing is that there are a lot of great hobbies out there make it a great career option for nurses. Here are […]

By July 18, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Nursing Shortage: A Two Sided Coin

Nursing Shortage: A Two Sided Coin

Being a Traveling Nurse or Allied Health professional these days has proven to be a lucrative alternative to a permanent position within many healthcare facilities. Many choose to leave their staff positions to become a traveling healthcare professional due to the slowing economy and the continuing repercussions of 9/11. As pay has plateaued for many […]

By July 14, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Third episode of 'Hopkins' illustrates common problem for nurses

Third episode of 'Hopkins' illustrates common problem for nurses

As I watched last night’s episode of Hopkins, there was a sequence where a patient attacked a nurse. This is a problem and no hospital or facility is immune.

By July 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing and 10 great scrapbooking sites

Travel nursing and 10 great scrapbooking sites

Travel nursing is a career field where you will often find the time to make a lot of great new friends and memories. If you are at all creative this spells the perfect combination for creating a scrapbook of your travel nursing experiences. It just takes a little time, glue, paper and imagination to capture […]

By July 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →