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How to beat nursing burnout, part 2

How to beat nursing burnout, part 2

In my last post about nursing burnout, I gave some tips to regain control over your life which can help you manage stress. These can work to prevent burnout for those who are starting to feel the effects. But what if you are already in the midst of burnout and need help to recover from it?

By April 21, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
How to beat nursing burnout, part 1

How to beat nursing burnout, part 1

Last week I wrote about recognizing the signs of burnout. Now I’d like to give you some tools and tips for beating burnout. I’m going to address this in two parts: Prevention and Recovery. Today we’ll deal with ways to prevent burnout.

By March 25, 2009 9 Comments Read More →
Nurse Burnout: Recognize the signs

Nurse Burnout: Recognize the signs

We’ve been doing some research lately about burnout and how it affects nurses. Many nurses today have been working harder and taking extra shifts for vairous reasons but mainly due to the economy. While all this hard work and overtime can help a family stay afloat, one cannot keep up that pace forever. It’s this pace that unfortunately can lead to burnout.

By March 18, 2009 5 Comments Read More →
Nurse resume writing services

Nurse resume writing services

Recently, Jeff added this post about the importance of your resume, Travel nursing checklist item #14 – Knockout resumes hospitals love. There is a lot of great information there about what you need to have on your travel nursing resume. But it got me thinking about those nurses who may want some help from a professional to write their resume.

By February 25, 2009 20 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse to Mission Control

Travel Nurse to Mission Control

What’s your mission? I was recently reading this article “How to converse with travel nurse recruiters” at TravelRNgab.com and it reminded me somewhat of an older post from Beth at PixelRN.com where she talked about nurses having a Mission Statement.

By December 17, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Nice online tool to plan your drive to your next travel nursing assignment

Nice online tool to plan your drive to your next travel nursing assignment

So you’re coming up on the end of your travel nursing assignment in Minneapolis, MN and your starting to plan your route to get to your next assignment in San Diego, CA. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to get directions, calculate the distance of your drive, how long it will take to drive, and how much fuel will cost for your trip?

By December 10, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Travel nursing couple

Travel nursing couple

I want to share a link to a nice blog from a couple that is travel nursing together and blogging about the challenges and the rewards of their experience. Their blog site is called Adventures in travel nursing.

By December 3, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Treating travelers the right way

Treating travelers the right way

I recently came across an article that discussed the success that Glendive Medical Center, a health system in Eastern Montana, was having with travelers.

By October 23, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Health Care Blogging and the Blog World Expo

Health Care Blogging and the Blog World Expo

I recently was fortunate enough to attend Blog World Expo 2008, the world’s largest blogging and new media conference. Part of my agenda was to meet with other health care bloggers like Kim from Emergiblog, and Dr. Val Jones from GetBetterHealth, to discuss the possibility of putting together a track dedicated to health care bloggers at next year’s conference.

By October 13, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Amazing travel nursing stories

Amazing travel nursing stories

Today I put the finishing touches on submitting information to Healthcare Traveler magazine for the Medical Solutions nominee for Traveler of the Year.

By October 7, 2008 0 Comments Read More →