How To Prevent Nurse Burnout
Jun17

How To Prevent Nurse Burnout

As we push through a time of unique challenges in the healthcare industry, it is more important than ever for nurses to take care of themselves, not just their patients. Have you ever heard of career burnout? Everyone feels burnout differently, whether it is just job dissatisfaction or general fatigue. Burnout can leave professionals feeling unmotivated and unwilling to continue on their career path. Nurse burnout especially...

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Travel Nursing and COVID-19 | Your Questions Answered
Jun03

Travel Nursing and COVID-19 | Your Questions Answered

Every year healthcare workers navigate carefully around flu season, caring for sick patients and looking out for themselves. While that part of flu season 2020 is no different, it has been overshadowed by the onset of COVID-19 in the United States. This virus is vicious, and it is bringing a whole new level of concern for populations. It is especially concerning for the healthcare workers who must treat them. Travel nursing and...

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How To Be Successful at Pain Assessment Nursing
Dec19

How To Be Successful at Pain Assessment Nursing

Pain assessment nursing is challenging, especially for travel nurses! You’re popping into different healthcare facilities who may treat pain differently, and you are caring for patients who you don’t necessarily know as well as you would if you were their nurse full time. However, it’s easier if you understand the background challenges of assessing pain, why it is so important, and what tools are available to you so that you can...

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Eustress vs. Distress: Dealing with Stress as a Travel Nurse
Mar29

Eustress vs. Distress: Dealing with Stress as a Travel Nurse

Sweaty hands, nail-biting, a racing heart, these are just a few of the physical side effects of stress. Stress comes in many forms and is felt differently by everyone. However, there are some commonalities to the symptoms of stress. Before you write stress off as a horrible nuisance, it is important to know that there are two types of stress: eustress vs distress. In case you weren’t already familiar, eustress is positive stress and...

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Yoga for Nurses: How Practice Can Benefit You
Mar21

Yoga for Nurses: How Practice Can Benefit You

Take a deep breath in and exhale slowly. Feels good, doesn’t it? Many studies have been done covering the mental and physical benefits of practicing yoga as a nurse. Whether you’re on the move or sitting down all day, any job can take its toll on you over time. This is especially true for nurses who are constantly on their feet during their shifts. The stressful nature of nursing can also lead to burnout, so read on to discover the...

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Self-Care Tips for Travel Nurses
Mar13

Self-Care Tips for Travel Nurses

Ever heard of something called career burnout? It is very common among nurses and sometimes traveling can amplify it. It’s very important to prevent burnout, and one of the best ways you can do that is to take good care of yourself on the road. Self-love is extremely important, especially for someone on the road as often as a travel nurse. So, let’s explore some self-care tips for travel nurses that may help you on your journey....

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