Compassion Fatigue | A Type of  Burnout in Nursing
Jul01

Compassion Fatigue | A Type of Burnout in Nursing

 Nursing is as rewarding of a profession as it can be exhausting. Nurses of all walks of life and levels of experience eventually come up against the constant pressure. You know… longer shifts, staffing shortages, and the constant changes in healthcare regulations. Each responding in their own way. Although we’ve talked for years about nurse burnout, the term is a bit broad at times. It can include a variety of things, and it is...

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A Glimpse into Maternity Care During COVID-19
Jun26

A Glimpse into Maternity Care During COVID-19

From hearing the baby’s heartbeat for the first time to preparing for delivery, expecting mothers seeking maternity care during COVID-19 are masked up and going at it alone. Social distancing guidelines and other safety precautions are taking once monumental and sharable moments and turning them into lonely and bittersweet experiences. It too, is changing the entire experience between nurse and patient. From unique challenges to...

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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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Travel Nursing in the Wake of COVID-19| Trends and Timelines
May19

Travel Nursing in the Wake of COVID-19| Trends and Timelines

This is a guest blog, “Travel Nursing in the Wake of COVID-19” provided by Caleb Skyles, RN,BSN, CCRN. Caleb Skles is a registered nurse who has worked as a travel nurse for over seven years. He’s completed more than 14 travel nursing assignments at various healthcare institutions throughout the United States. This spring, Caleb finished his last travel assignment and joined the Next Move Inc. recruitment team. The...

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Nurse Unions Pros and Cons | What to Consider Before You Join
May07

Nurse Unions Pros and Cons | What to Consider Before You Join

Are you considering joining a nurse union? If so, it’s important that you know what that means. Below I’ll outline the purpose of a union, and nurse unions pros and cons to consider before signing the dotted line! What Is the Purpose of a Nurse Union? Like any union, the goal of a nurse’s union is to protect workers’ rights and give more power to the employees than the employer. However, when it comes down to the union actually taking...

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How Is Covid 19 Affecting Travel Nurse Jobs?
Apr29

How Is Covid 19 Affecting Travel Nurse Jobs?

We’re seeing a significant increase in demand for certain travel nurse specialties as COVID-19 continues to spread in hot spot areas across the country. With this increase in demand comes an increase in pay for travel nurses who are able and willing to put themselves on the frontline. Due to the unique nature of this pandemic, here at TravelNurseSource.com we pulled our proprietary data to get a holistic picture of how COVID-19 is...

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