Whether you’re on the plane to your nursing assignment destination or already lounging on a beach in your downtime, a good book is always something to have with you. And while there are so many genres and themes to choose from, why not go for a topic relative to you? There are plenty of novels centered on travel nurse life, as well as informative guides that are highly recommended reads. Here are 5 books that we suggest travel nurses look into.
1) “Travel Nurse Insights: A Window to the World of Travel Nursing” -By Barry and Donna Padgett
Authors Barry and Donna Padgett have traveled for almost eight years and have now produced this concise manual based on their experiences with facilities, agencies, and other travelers. It is a good look into what it takes to be a successful traveler.
2) Travel Fitness
By Bill Johnson
The discomfort of jet lag, job stress, lack of sleep, and body aches are unnecessary expenses paid by too many frequent travelers. Travel Fitness can spare you the fatigue. This one-of-a-kind book includes commonsense strategies, effective exercises, and travel tips from hundreds of frequent travelers, fitness experts, physicians, nutritionists, and research scientists.
3) “Medical Landmarks, USA” -By Martin Lipp
A travel guide to historical sites, architectural gems, extraordinary museums and libraries, and as the title suggests, medical ladnmarks.
4) “Hitting the Road: A Guide to Travel Nursing” -By Shalon Kearney
Focused on everyday issues, this book includes complete listings for 70 health care staffing agencies as well as self-assessment exercises, tips, insights. The book also explores finance and tax strategies.
5) “Fast Facts for the Travel Nurse” -By Michele Landrum
Written by a veteran physician, this book includes tips on how to enter the field of travel nursing, negotiate assignment contracts, increase compensation, expand benefits and enrich travel assignments.
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