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Nurse Pranked By Ellen and Bruno Mars

Nurse Pranked By Ellen and Bruno Mars

As a nurse, you see plenty of strange things and people along the way. To put it diplomatically, a great variety of people can walk into your unit on any given day! Among the even weirder is the hidden camera prank patient scenario recently put on by Ellen DeGeneres and Bruno Mars. An unsuspecting nurse [...]

By February 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Traveling With Pets: Year of the Horse Edition

Traveling With Pets: Year of the Horse Edition

For a lot of Travel Nurses, it is super important that they are able to bring their pets with them on the road. The majority of Travelers have a beloved dog or cat without whom the adventure of Travel Nursing just wouldn’t be complete. But other Travelers have less common pets in tow. We’ve heard [...]

By February 7, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: During an assignment, do you get car rental expenses or do you have to use public transport? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: If you plan to travel for any extended period of time, I do recommend purchasing a reliable auto or truck and driving to the assignments yourself. I do [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you disconnect from home yet maintain relationships while travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do you disconnect from home yet maintain relationships while travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am an RN working in Toronto, Canada. Travelling has always been one of my interests, however I am too attached to my home in Toronto and everything I have become familiar with. How did you learn how to disconnect but maintain relationships along the way while traveling? Ask a [...]

5 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfasts for Travel Nurses

5 Healthy On-The-Go Breakfasts for Travel Nurses

Depending upon your shift, breakfast can be served at a variety of times. But whether morning, noon, or night, breakfast is still the most important meal of the day. As a Traveler and a Nurse, you are always on the go; but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice healthiness. Here are 5 Healthy On-The-Go [...]

By January 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Company Rankings for 2014

Travel Nurse Company Rankings for 2014

A couple of new sets of Travel Nurse company rankings have recently been released for the new year, one by Highway Hypodermics and another by Travel Nursing Central. Travel Nurse company rankings can be excellent way for prospective nurses to get started shopping for the right Recruiter and the right agency to help them plan [...]

By January 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I take long breaks between travel nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I take long breaks between travel nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am thinking of entering the travel nurse field and I was wondering: Does taking long breaks in between assignments looks bad on a travel nurse resume? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: The answer to this would be based on the perception of the person looking at your file. It [...]

Travel Nursing with a Baby

Travel Nursing with a Baby

Many people ask the question, “Is it possible to travel with a baby?” Yes. Almost anything is possible if you put your mind to it. The real question is, “Will I enjoy traveling with a baby?” My hope is that by listing some of the challenges my wife, Stasha, and I have faced, you’ll have [...]

By January 17, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Avoid Travel Nurse Burnout

Avoid Travel Nurse Burnout

The travel nursing industry greatly eases burnout among perm staff while also filling gaps in patient care created by an ongoing nursing shortage. But what happens when Travel Nurses themselves face burnout? Here are a few tips you can use in order to avoid travel nurse burnout and remain sharp and happy on the road: [...]

By January 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nurses need liability insurance?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do Travel Nurses need liability insurance?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I was wondering if you think liability insurance is a must for Travel Nurses? And, if so, do you have some recommendations? Thank you! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:   I’m sorry to say that I cannot recommend a good liability coverage company as I am a nurse who does not [...]