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5 of Our Favorite Nursing Podcasts

March 15, 2022 in Career Development, Podcasts, Travel Nursing

 

Podcasts are fantastic tools for professional development and feeling connected in the healthcare community. Whether you’re on your commute to work, doing laundry or dishes, or cooking a meal, a podcast is the perfect accompaniment. Here are five of our favorite nursing podcasts. Good Nurse Bad Nurse Good Nurse Bad Nurse is a podcast for […]

 

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5 Night Shift Tips for Beginners

March 8, 2022 in Staying Healthy, Travel Nursing

 

Switching to the overnight shift can be a difficult adjustment for many nurses, and without proper preparation, it can be damaging to one’s body and psyche. Shift work disorder (SWD) is a widely diagnosed issue for overnight shift workers and can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, making it crucial to have a […]

 

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Black History Month Spotlight: Estelle Massey Osborne

February 11, 2022 in Travel Nursing

 

Estelle Massey Osborne was a trailblazing healthcare hero who helped change the face of nursing as we knew it. As a nurse, educator, and leader, she worked tireless to open healthcare up to women of color at a time when racial lines prevented most Black women from holding top positions in their fields. To say […]

 

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Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Travel Nurse Contract

February 8, 2022 in Travel Nursing

 

Starting your first travel nurse contract is a very exciting step in your healthcare career, but it doesn’t come without a little nervousness about what to expect. Here are six rookie mistakes to avoid when on your first travel nursing contract. Being Too Narrow-Minded If you have a compact license and are eager to explore […]

 

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2022 Healthcare Predictions and Trends

January 19, 2022 in General News, Travel Nursing

 

It has been another challenging year for the world’s healthcare workers. COVID-19 has compounded the emotional, physical, and mental strain on nurses who were already reporting burnout. The cracks are beginning to show: Healthcare workers are now retiring at a faster rate than anticipated, while demand for them is set to increase in coming years. However, […]

 

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Finding Financial Freedom Through Travel Nursing

December 20, 2021 in Resources, Travel Nursing

 

While travel nursing is a career with many benefits, it is often very busy and can leave clinicians with little down-time. As a result, travel RNs often find themselves scrambling when it comes to finding time to manage their personal finances or think about long-term financial stability. As precious as free time is, it’s important for travel […]

 

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Skincare For Nurses

December 6, 2021 in Staying Healthy, Travel Nursing

 

Nothing says “I work in nursing” quite like chapped hands from rigorous washing, dark circles from long overnight shifts, and let’s not forget about the occasional bout of “maskne” (mask acne). Skincare for nurses is especially important, and we sourced a few expert tips to help keep your skin happy and healthy both in and […]

 

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The RV Life: Travel Nursing on the Road

November 16, 2021 in Travel Nursing

 

It is often hard for travel nurses to feel a sense of home when they are always moving from place to place for contracts. Travel RNs Tess and Kyle Stecker transformed a 1994 RV into a home that can move wherever they find themselves for work. Now, they live by the motto “home is where […]

 

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A Guide to the Best Nursing Shoes

October 25, 2021 in Career Development

 

While a lot has changed in the nursing world over the years, one thing remains the same: the job still requires clinicians to be standing and/or walking for hours on end. Lots of nurses experience back and foot pain as a result of being on their feet for 12 hours at a time, which is […]

 

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