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13 Ways to Keep your Scrubs Looking Great

13 Ways to Keep your Scrubs Looking Great

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hi there, it’s Natasha from Tafford. We are so excited that the guys at Travel Nursing Blogs asked us for some advice about keeping scrubs looking great! If you haven’t heard of Tafford, we’ve been selling scrubs since 1986 and are known for the first retailers for selling holiday print scrubs. So you might say [...]

Help Inspire Future Nurses!

Help Inspire Future Nurses!

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently got the awesome opportunity to see Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey speak — he was hilarious, inspiring, and informative. One of the coolest things he said had to do with helping people that come behind you in your profession. Spacey’s own mentor, the famous Jack Lemmon, told him: “If you have done well, it’s [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What questions should I ask my Travel Nurse recruiter?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What questions should I ask my Travel Nurse recruiter?

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What questions should I ask my Travel Nurse recruiter that I probably wouldn’t know to ask? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: There is no “set” list of questions you should ask, other than those on which you feel you need more information. If you don’t understand what a “tax advantage [...]

4 Ways Travel Nurses Can Keep Their Energy Up

4 Ways Travel Nurses Can Keep Their Energy Up

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

To state the utterly obvious, nursing is exhausting work! And, as a Travel Nurse, you’re often just as on the go on your days off — out exploring the world and all the cool stuff to see and do around your current location. So how can a Travel Nurse keep his or energy up with [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing?

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am planning to start Travel Nursing soon and I have no idea what to expect or ask about when it comes to housing. What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hopefully before you sign anything, you are told what to expect in the [...]

Remembering Freedom Summer Nurses

Remembering Freedom Summer Nurses

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Summer 2014 draws to a close, I wanted to take a moment to remember Freedom Summer nurses. This summer was the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, which was also known as the Mississippi Summer Project. The campaign was an effort to register African American voters in Mississippi — which was infamous for attempts at [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does car insurance work for Travel Nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How does car insurance work for Travel Nurses?

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: How does car insurance work for Travel Nurses when traveling between different states? Do you have to get a new policy in every state you work in, or is there a nationwide policy? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I cannot say for certain how it works with each individual insurance [...]

10 Best TV Nurses

10 Best TV Nurses

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

All the Emmy Awards buzz earlier this week got me thinking about nurses on TV. Whether drama or comedy, it’s definitely hard to capture just exactly what makes nurses so special. But when shows get it right, it can be very cool to watch. Last year Travel Nursing Blogs covered the MTV reality show “Scrubbing [...]

Travel Nurse Marries Boston Bombing Victim She Treated

Travel Nurse Marries Boston Bombing Victim She Treated

| August 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Last December, Travel Nursing Blogs shared the story of Travel Nurse Krista D’Agostino and Boston Marathon bombing victim James Costello. In a touching silver lining of the tragic Boston attack, D’Agostino and Costello met when he was in the hospital recovering from several surgeries and skin grafts needed due to severe burns and shrapnel wounds [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I need to make sure is in my contract?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I need to make sure is in my contract?

| August 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What do I need to make sure is in my contract? I am going to be working with a Travel Nurse company for the first time and I want to make sure that I get everything that’s been promised to me. Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I think you may [...]