The rain is sticking around here this weekend and it looks to be a great weekend to curl up with a good book. Whether you’re considering a career in travel nursing, just starting out, or already an accomplished veteran in the field, travel nursing books can be a great way to learn about the industry or read stories you can identify with. Here are 4 great travel nursing books we recommend checking out:
The Truth About Travel Nursing
Author Kyle Schmidt is a former travel healthcare recruiter with a blog by the same name. This book offers great advice on parsing through competing agencies and how you can compare compensation packages and find the best situation for yourself.
Travel Nurse’s Bible: A Guide to Everything on Travel Nursing
Travel Nursing Blog’s very own Ask a Travel Nurse expert David Morrison R.N. provides a comprehensive guide that’s one of the better travel nursing books for those who are curious or are starting. This book is currently out of print, but if you can get your hands on a copy you will learn a lot from David’s perfect combination of great writing skills and many years of experience in travel nursing.
Hitting the Road: A Guide to Travel Nursing
This guide by Shalon Weddington is perfect for those who are thinking about working as a travel nurse but want to get some good basic introductory information first. This book helps you look at how you can make travel nursing work for you, informed by Shalon’s many years of industry experience.
Epstein LaRue is another veteran of travel nursing whose book covers the bases of the industry, providing a wealth of information for fellow travelers. The first chapter in her 2012 edition, “The Changing Face of Travel Nursing,” lays a current industry foundation for the rest of the book which details travel nurse issues on and off the job.
Check out these and some other great travel nursing books here.