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Travel Nurse New Year Resolutions

Travel Nurse New Year resolutions something to consider as we end one year and get ready for the next one.  Why would your resolutions be any different than anyone else?  Maybe they wouldn't but your lifestyle…

Staying Mentally Healthy

Over the past couple of years, mental health has become a topic of conversation in the news.  As healthcare workers, we deal with the mental health of our patients daily.  After a rash of violent mass…

Tips for Dry Hands as You Travel

Are you suffering from dry cracked hands? How many times a day do you wash your hands?  Probably too many to count. Hand washing is a necessary part of a nurse’s life so we have to…

Travel Nursing With Your Pet

I can not imagine life without my two fur babies.  I hear from many of you that when you travel you take your baby along.  Having your pet along can pose a problem when it comes…

Help for Compassion Fatigue

I have been a nurse for over 30 years.  I am the oldest of 4 children born to my parents.  Caregiving has been something I have done since I was a very young girl.  I would…

A Cure For Nursing Fatigue

As you may know from traveling it may begin to wear you down.  I traveled for 5 years and there were times I wasn't sure I could do one more trip.  Have you forgotten why you…

Nurses Prevent Dry Hands

Nurses know that the skin is the largest organ of the body.  We also know the outermost layer of skin, provides a waterproof barrier and creates our skin tone. As nurses, we are always aware of…

Demand for Travel Nurses During Flu Season

The flu season always presents an opportunity for travel nurses.  The demand for travel nurses during the flu season is a given.  Unfortunately, it also presents a concern for our health and the health of our…

Shift Work and Sleep Deprivation

As a nurse I have worked double shifts and those very long 12 hour shifts. I have always struggled with working night shifts since I have a hard time sleeping during the day.  Getting to sleep…

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