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Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you handle personal prescription refills on the road?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you handle personal prescription refills on the road?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: This is probably a ridiculous question, but how do most people handle prescription medication refills while they are on assignment and away from their usual pharmacy?! I will be traveling with my husband and take oral birth control, which I obviously don’t want to miss. I won’t be coming back home every month to [...]

The Nursing Shortage, a Myth?

The Nursing Shortage, a Myth?

We hear the term ‘nursing shortage’ quite frequently and how it is currently plaguing the healthcare sector. However, is there really a nurse shortage? Many nurses that are currently unemployed would definitely tell you no.  While it is true there are many nurses unemployed, it’s also true there is a nurse shortage. How can this [...]

By May 18, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Value of other Travel Nurses

The Value of other Travel Nurses

Whether you are starting out on your journey into travel nursing or a seasoned traveler, the best way to learn is from other travelers. They are the best source of information in a variety of areas. What travel nursing companies should I work with? Where should I go? What hospitals are the most traveler friendly? [...]

Make Your Next Travel Assignment Feel Like Home

Make Your Next Travel Assignment Feel Like Home

On all of your travel nursing assignments, you can expect your Travel Nursing Company to provide you with great housing that is always private and fully furnished. Although you can’t make permanent changes to your housing, there are plenty of ways to turn it into a living space that reflects your individuality. Here are just a [...]

By May 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Let’s Hear it For the Nurses, Happy Nurses Week!

Let’s Hear it For the Nurses, Happy Nurses Week!

As a nurse you provide many valuable contributions to society and it is time for your work to be celebrated, Happy Nurses Week. Hospitals and other facilities rely on your nursing expertise to ensure the care of patients 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. As a nurse you have devoted each day [...]

By May 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Shared housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Shared housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m a brand new traveler considering my first assignment in Fairbanks, AK. My recruiter says the hospital provides housing? and it may be shared? What questions should I be asking to insure I’m not ending up in dorm room with no storage. I’m an outdoor lover who is planning to [...]

Happy Nurses Week! Freebies and Contests

Happy Nurses Week! Freebies and Contests

We wanted to give a huge THANK YOU to all the nurses out there for all the hard work and commitment you have given to keep the world healthy.  National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. A few companies and websites are hosting contests and [...]

Expectations of Being a Travel Nurse

Expectations of Being a Travel Nurse

In days gone by the average nursing school student completed her education and went to work at a local doctor’s office or hospital. But the healthcare industry is changing rapidly and, as such, the nursing profession is changing with it. Today a good number of nursing students are choosing to become travel nurses upon graduation. [...]

May 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

May 2012 Scrubadoo Discount!

When you subscribe for the weekly Travel Nursing Blogs email you also get a secret discount code from Scrubadoo each month. For May 2012 get Free Shipping all month at Scrubadoo.com! Sign up on the right to find out the code.  

Keeping Healthy as a Travel Nurse

Keeping Healthy as a Travel Nurse

Working as a travel nurse undoubtedly changes your daily routine. With each new travel nursing job you are starting over in a new hospital with new people and a new environment. This makes you have to develop a new routine, which can make it hard for you to receive enough of your daily vitamins. We [...]