Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Do you have a list of options that you make sure you spell out on a contract, sort of a guide or checklist to follow to make sure that all your needs, issues and concerns are spelled out within your contract? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The things that you […]
Archive for September, 2010
As a travel nurse, I can see what a blessing a smartphone like the iPhone can be. It has so many applications to help you around your new surroundings. Besides smartphones with their many applications, a GPS or Global Positioning System is the perfect tool for those who travel a lot.
Welcome to the September 24, 2010 edition of the Travel Nursing Blog Carnival. This is our second edition so I am glad to see we had more entries. If you have ever considered getting your PhD in Nursing check out this post by Susan at Online PhD in Nursing, called 10 Surprising Celebrities With PhDs for some unexpected inspiration. […]
Being a nurse can be tough on your feet, with the long hours of standing and running around. There’s nothing worse than being on your feet all day and wearing uncomfortable shoes, this can only make the days seem longer than they really are. As a travel nurse or nurse in general, the number one thing to remember is that you want to be as comfortable as possible to be able to make it through the long and arduous days and it all begins with your feet.
Traveling nurses can encounter some unusual housing situations while moving from city to city. There are a myriad of different ideas when it comes to furnished housing as there are no set regulations or standards such as hotels have. This can leave one very uncertain as to what they are getting when searching for a […]
It is an unquestionable truth that most nurses are on their feet all day and an uncomfortable pair of shoes can make the time crawl by. Finding the perfect pair of shoes seems like it should be a simple task, however with the seemingly endless variety to choose from, ever changing requirements from hospitals & […]
Over 1 billion people worldwide, that’s 1 in 6, are without access to clean water. Today, 4000 children will die from water related illnesses, that equates to over 1 million children each year, while 50% of the hospital beds on Earth are occupied by people with preventable waterborne diseases. These are just a few of the startling facts surrounding the fact that many around the world lack clean water.
Have you ever thought about becoming a travel nurse or just testing the waters with that first assignment, but wondered if you would make a good travel nurse? If so then here are some questions you can ask yourself to determine if travel nursing and you would be a good match. Am I adaptable enough to […]