October 12, 2018 Marks a Day of Recognition for Travel Nurses
Oct11

October 12, 2018 Marks a Day of Recognition for Travel Nurses

When did Travel Nurses Day start and who’s behind this special day of recognition for travel nurses? TravelNurseSource did some investigating and we discovered that Nebraska-based Medical Solutions, a healthcare staffing agency, launched Travel Nurses Day as a way to recognize the unique group of people that they work with. They’re adventurous, dedicated to their travel assignments, hard-working, and caring. We got the scoop on this...

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What do Radiology Nurses Do? Nurses Week Tribute to Radiology
May01

What do Radiology Nurses Do? Nurses Week Tribute to Radiology

Technology. Detailed imagery. Patient interaction. Radiology is a healthcare field that gives nurses the opportunity to test, treat and build personal relationships with their patients while not doing too much dirty work – like dealing with blood. What do radiology nurses do? They provide support for the scared woman who they’re scanning for breast cancer. And they’re also with her after her diagnosis when she’s treated with...

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What is a Home Health Nurse?
Apr18

What is a Home Health Nurse?

The field of nursing is extremely diverse. The registered nurses, healthcare settings, and daily responsibilities vary in countless ways. This is, perhaps, most true within home health nursing. What is a home health nurse? Well, the short answer to this question is a nurse who provides care in the patient’s home. However, there are many other nuances to home health nursing worth considering! Whether you are a nursing student...

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Healthcare Jobs Without Blood
Jan25

Healthcare Jobs Without Blood

I’m sure there are many nurses that have faced this dilemma. You have a passion for helping people. You probably see healthcare professionals as the true superheroes and hope to join the ranks. Heck, maybe you’ve even conquered the NCLEX and are currently looking for a job. The only catch? The thought or sight of blood sends you reeling. While the movies might portray nurses as the people who apply pressure to the gaping wounds, this...

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Postpartum Travel Nurses: Know the Health Risks After Childbirth
Aug22

Postpartum Travel Nurses: Know the Health Risks After Childbirth

Did you know that maternal mortality rates are on the rise in the United States? Did you know that heart-related problems are the leading cause of maternal death? Quite a few nurses in a recently surveyed group didn’t know these facts, revealing that many full-time and postpartum travel nurses are ill-informed about the dangers mothers face after giving birth. There were 372 postpartum nurses nationwide surveyed by MCN: The American...

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How to Become a Flight Nurse & 3 Reasons Why You Should
Jul27

How to Become a Flight Nurse & 3 Reasons Why You Should

You see an accident on the highway and you can tell right away that it’s very bad. Then, you hear on the news that someone is being airlifted to the hospital. When someone is airlifted, it typically means that their injuries are life threatening and time is of the essence. The air ambulance is the fastest way to get a patient to the hospital, especially if there isn’t a hospital nearby. Can you imagine what it must be like to work on...

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