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Jurassic World Star Chris Pratt ‘Trains Raptors’ at Children’s Hospital

Jurassic World Star Chris Pratt ‘Trains Raptors’ at Children’s Hospital

Everyone’s favorite goofball turned action star is once again showing off his wonderful bedside manner. Last summer when the supremely loveable Chris Pratt visited the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital in full Guardians of the Galaxy costume Travel Nursing Blogs shared the story with you. In case you missed that one, you should also know that […]

Safe Nurse Staffing

Safe Nurse Staffing

With a rising nurse shortage and increased demand for healthcare, many healthcare professionals are watching the idea of safe nurse staffing slip even farther off into the fantasy realm. Sure, safe nurse staffing is not an issue in every unit at every hospital, but it is a remarkable problem at far too many. Even worse, […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I get my state license through one Travel Nursing company then switch to another?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I get my state license through one Travel Nursing company then switch to another?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am a new nurse hoping to travel! I’ve recently been recruited by an agency for jobs in California, and I sent all my California license info through their recruiters and company. Now I am worried because after looking at multiple Travel Nursing sites this company has many terrible reviews. […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do nurses get started in Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do nurses get started in Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hey there, I’m an aspiring nurse and I’m curious, how do nurses get started in Travel Nursing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Honestly, it’s really pretty simple as long as you know what you’re getting into. All that is currently required of many agencies is that you are a registered […]

Ultimate Roadside Attractions for Travel Nurses

Ultimate Roadside Attractions for Travel Nurses

With summer in the wings, that old urge for hitting the road grows stronger. And, while an awesome Travel Nursing job is your final destination, you know enough to appreciate that it’s also about the journey of getting there. Sure everyone goes to Mount Rushmore and Graceland, but you can distinguish yourself by visiting the […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What documentation does a Travel Nursing company request upfront?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What documentation does a Travel Nursing company request upfront?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hello David, I am new to Travel Nursing and applied recently with a certain company. They are asking me online to forward them a copy of my driver’s license, social security card, and certifications (ACLS, BLS, PALS). I haven’t been offered a job or position yet, so I’m wondering, what […]

Best Gas Station Restaurants in America

Best Gas Station Restaurants in America

OK, so typically a gas station meal is nothing to look forward to, but rather a small price Travel Nurses have to pay for everything else that is awesome about life on the open road. Most gas station meals are kind of akin to what one might call a sad desk lunch — only on […]

Why We Need More Nurses

Why We Need More Nurses

Last month Travel Nursing Blogs did a post about Alexandra Robbins’ new book The Nurses. Now Robbins is in the news again with an excellent op-ed in the New York Times that explains why we need more nurses. She begins by sharing a story from a nurse she followed for a year for the book […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I do for health insurance between Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I do for health insurance between Travel Nursing assignments?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: It looks like most Travel Nursing companies’ insurance starts on day 1 of an assignment, so what do I do for health insurance between Travel Nursing assignments? Also, can you get health insurance for spouse, too? Thank you. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Many travel nursing companies offer insurance coverage […]

The Human Connection to Patient Care Video

The Human Connection to Patient Care Video

You’ll have to excuse me, there’s something in my eye … and it’s because of this amazingly moving video from the Cleveland Clinic titled, “Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care.” On the YouTube video page Cleveland Clinic writes, “Patient care is more than just healing — it’s building a connection that encompasses mind, body […]