Travel Nursing FAQs | All Your Answers in One Place
Jan14

Travel Nursing FAQs | All Your Answers in One Place

From the basics to the benefits, before applying for travel nurse positions, it’s good to know what you’re getting yourself into. Travel nursing is a good way to keep your career exciting. Plus you get to visit the places you’ve always wanted to go while utilizing your well-deserved license! Here are answers to some frequently asked questions to help you prepare! Let’s dive in to some important travel nursing FAQs. The Basics |...

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A Breakdown of HIPAA Guidelines for Nurses Who Travel
Jan09

A Breakdown of HIPAA Guidelines for Nurses Who Travel

You just finished with your patient and are back at the nurse’s station. You are chatting to a coworker about the unique symptoms your patient has. You’re animated as the two of you chat about the possibilities of what it could be. Plus, you’re essentially testing each other’s working knowledge of medicine. It doesn’t even cross your mind that maybe someone is overhearing this conversation who shouldn’t. This simple and all too common...

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to a Hospital Safety Grade
Dec24

Why You Need to Pay Attention to a Hospital Safety Grade

Have you ever walked into a healthcare facility and immediately noticed red flags when it comes to patient safety? Maybe someone isn’t wearing gloves when they should be. Or perhaps they’re not sterilizing tools properly. When you see things that make you quiver like this, you have to wonder, how safe is this hospital? Some hospitals do a better job than others in following safety protocols. There are many reasons why hospitals may...

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How Recognizing Biases in Nursing Can Make You a Better Nurse
Dec11

How Recognizing Biases in Nursing Can Make You a Better Nurse

Though many of us would not care to admit it, we all have implicit biases. These are unconscious feelings we have towards the people we interact with. And while nurses dedicate their lives to providing outstanding care and promoting health equity, they are still prone to having biases, just like everyone else. But, we do have some goods new. Learning how to recognize and handle these preconceived notions is an important step you can...

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Nursing Handoff: Ensuring Easy Transitions for Patients
Dec04

Nursing Handoff: Ensuring Easy Transitions for Patients

In the healthcare industry, it is not uncommon for different healthcare professionals to treat a patient. This can happen because of shift changes or other circumstances. This switch is known as a “handoff” and it is actually very common. During this transition, it is important that not only the patients but also the staff feel at ease. So, in this blog, we will go into more detail about what a nursing handoff is...

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Top 5 Best Housing Sites for Travel Nurses to Find a Good Home
Nov22

Top 5 Best Housing Sites for Travel Nurses to Find a Good Home

Travel nursing is a special profession where you get to take your nursing skills on the road! Travel nurses are adventurers and explorers. You aren’t afraid to get out of your comfort zone and work all over the country. Once you get a travel nurse position, a big question you will have is “where will I live?” It can be very stressful to secure housing for a new assignment. There are several different types of housing that travel...

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