Top 10 Nurses in TV/Film
Aug24

Top 10 Nurses in TV/Film

The last decade has given us dozens of memorable nurses that have graced the silver and big screens. While some have been a little more um..helpful than others, it’s no secret that these 10 nurses have made a lasting impact in the TV and film world. Our sophisticated ranking system looked at a variety of things including, helpfulness, knowledge of medicine, entertainment, and overall performance. You might even pick up a few “dos” and...

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Get to Know ANF’s Nurse of the Year Jackie Collavo
Jun03

Get to Know ANF’s Nurse of the Year Jackie Collavo

This past weekend we highlighted the presentation of the American Nurses Foundation, which honored the work of Jacqueline Collavo, MA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, of Allegheny Health Network’s West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., as the Honor A Nurse 2015 Nurse of the Year. Collavo took the time to chat with us about receiving the honor, and what it’s like working in her profession. TravelNurseSource: What’s it like to receive an...

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ANF Announces 2015 Nurse of the Year
Jun01

ANF Announces 2015 Nurse of the Year

 This past weekend the American Nurses Foundation honored the work of Jacqueline Collavo, MA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, of Allegheny Health Network’s West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., as the Honor A Nurse 2015 Nurse of the Year. Whether it be traveling abroad or maintaining a practice at home, Collavo represents one of the millions of nurses that impact our lives for the better everyday. ANF honors nurses throughout the country that...

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The American Nurses Association Honored 11 Nurses
May20

The American Nurses Association Honored 11 Nurses

Each year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) honors nurses that are making an impact and providing great contributions to the nursing field. This year, nine nurses’ accomplishments were recognized and they will be receiving honorary awards, while two others will be inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame. “It is important to honor the unwavering commitment of nurses who are transforming healthcare,” said Dr....

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Shai Wilkins: Pageant Queen, Travel Nurse & Health Enthusiast
May12

Shai Wilkins: Pageant Queen, Travel Nurse & Health Enthusiast

An Alabama native, Shai Wilkins attended high school in Harvest, where she spent a lot of her time participating in school clubs, and sports, like basketball. She continued on to Belmont University in Tennessee, where she made her way through nursing school. But don’t let this seemingly ‘average, American girl story’ fool you, because Wilkins is far from average. As if getting through nursing school isn’t...

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National Nurses Week: An Overview
May06

National Nurses Week: An Overview

Happy first day of Nurses Week! In line with our “Put Your Best Scrubs Forward” Facebook photo competition, we’d like to discuss what Nurses Week is really all about! Here’s an overview of everything you should know about National Nurses Week. The History of Nurses Week Nurses week spans the week of May 6 through May 12 each year, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Florence Nightingale, or...

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