Health Tips for Night Shift Nurses
Nov03

Health Tips for Night Shift Nurses

The night shift: can you survive it? Yes, you can! We’ve put together some of the BEST health tips for night shift nurses so you can power through each shift feeling healthy, happy, and motivated. If you’re still not feeling it, we hope to give you some real advice to get you back on track. Your career is important to you, and you’ve earned it. Pay no attention to the clock! Let’s get to work. As a nurse, one of the best things you...

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Flu Shot Effectiveness – 5 Things Patients Need to Know
Oct13

Flu Shot Effectiveness – 5 Things Patients Need to Know

How prepared are you to answer your patients’ questions about flu shot effectiveness? Some of your patients may think the flu shot causes the flu. Others may believe it’s unnecessary. If they develop flu symptoms, help persuade them otherwise. After all, your job is to keep them as healthy and safe as possible! Who Should Get a Flu Shot Flu symptoms are common among people of all ages. Symptoms include sneezing, sniffling,...

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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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