Archive for May, 2011

Change the lives of others and yours by volunteering this summer

Change the lives of others and yours by volunteering this summer

Those who can, do.  Those who can do more, volunteer. You’ve probably walked past people who are living on the streets or know someone or some family who struggles due to unemployment or an unforeseen illness or catastrophe. Perhaps you’ve seen images from the recent devastation tornadoes left behind in Missouri and Alabama. Or, maybe […]

By May 31, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I start traveling after being out of hospital setting?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How can I start traveling after being out of hospital setting?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I worked med/surg and labor and delivery for 6 years..but have been out of the hospital setting since 2001. Just completed an RN refresher course at GateWay Community College here in Phx…want to be a travel nurse…any thoughts? Having difficulty even finding local jobs..I am a mature (not […]

Can you beat my Happy Nurse score?

Can you beat my Happy Nurse score?

If you need a break from the stress of a long shift during your travel nursing assignment, something to clear your head before bed or just something to do while you are waiting in a long movie line be sure to check out the fun and addicting new game called Happy Nurse. It is from the […]

By May 23, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Organizing your travel nursing life – Signing up for Evernote

Organizing your travel nursing life – Signing up for Evernote

Like we discussed in the last post in the series on organizing your travel nursing life Evernote is a free and powerful tool that will make you wonder where it has been your whole life. What makes it so great? Well, its like a Trapper Keeper for your computer. Here is an overview of its capabilities (we […]

By May 20, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Are Prophecy Health competency tests tough?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are Prophecy Health competency tests tough?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am a first time traveler wondering about the Prophecy Health competency tests. Tough, need to study? Want to hear other experiences. Thanks in advance. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I am not familiar with the test of which you spoke. However, my view is that if it is a […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can you give a student your thoughts on travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can you give a student your thoughts on travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am currently researching for a paper that I am writing for my English 128, Writing class. Your comments to a few questions would be greatly appreciated. I have chosen a topic I have been considering as a career. My topic is travel nursing and was hoping you might add […]

Summertime fun for Travel Nurses

Summertime fun for Travel Nurses

I’m sure most of you don’t have all that much time to take an extended vacation, let alone just a couple days off. So what can you do to make sure you get out and enjoy what summer has to offer? You’d be surprised what all there is to do right in your backyard and […]

By May 16, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
Organize your travel nursing life

Organize your travel nursing life

Starting or maintaining a travel nursing career can take a lot of work and pre-planning and if you are not organized it can quickly become overwhelming. But a free tool called Evernote can help you keep track of, sort out and make sense of all the stuff you need to remember during the process. Using Evernote can […]

By May 13, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What advice would you give a traveler in her fifties?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What advice would you give a traveler in her fifties?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m in my 50’s and wonder what advice you would give as I consider travel nursing. Are there many older travelers out there? Are there any special issues that I should consider? I’ve been an ER nurse for 6 years, so not tons of experience. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where can I find some general information about travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Where can I find some general information about travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question and Answer: A recent email simply requested info on travel nursing. Here are a few sites to get you started. Travel Nursing Resources: Travelnursingblogs.com: Can read up on general info and see questions other travelers have had. Healthcaretravelbook.com: Social networking site devoted to traveling professionals (akin to Facebook) Delphiforums.com: Search […]