Reasons to Write Your Own Nursing Blog!
Oct20

Reasons to Write Your Own Nursing Blog!

Whether you’ve been a long-time visitor on our site or are just finding TravelNurseSource’s blog for the first time, you’ll quickly see that we’ve been at it for quite a while now! Although blogging is nothing new, it continues to be a great source of industry information and nursing perspectives. Still, our company only serves to help nurses find the perfect travel assignments for them, meaning we don’t work in medical settings...

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A Nurse’s Guide to Social Media
Nov16

A Nurse’s Guide to Social Media

A busy nursing shift can make it feel like you’re being stretched in a million different directions at once. Now thanks to social media, nurses can actually (or at least their content can) exist in the palms of smartphone users across the nation and throughout the world. Yet, as the ubiquitousness of mobile technology and social platforms remains strong, this resource presents a range of responsibilities and considerations for medical...

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How to Master the Art of the Staycation
Aug08

How to Master the Art of the Staycation

10 Tips for an Epic Staycation Summer is coming to an end and you haven’t had a proper vacation, and let’s be real, who in the medical field has time for one? Luckily, staycations are a thing, and they are perfect for those with no time, energy, or money for the real thing. And if you do it right, a staycation can feel like a real vacation. The secret is commitment. Go big or go home. In this case, do both! So grab your...

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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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6 Nursing Myths Debunked
Apr25

6 Nursing Myths Debunked

Most professions have at least one stereotype or illusion that come along with it; for example, most people assume construction workers are men, and only women work in day care centers. Sometimes these myths have a certain level of truth behind them, and other times they are completely ridiculous. Well, if you’re a nurse, you’ll know that people have tons of assumptions about your job. Here are 6 of the most common nursing...

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Nursing the Nerves: Overcoming First Day Anxiety
Apr08

Nursing the Nerves: Overcoming First Day Anxiety

Think back to the first day of kindergarten – you were probably a little nervous, but mostly excited. As you get older, “first days” become a little more anxiety inducing. You were probably worried about what to wear on your first day of high school, and who to talk to your first day at college. Honestly, first days never really get easier, and the same worries might still run through your head: Will people be nice...

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