Travel Nursing

Hospitals resolve to increase nurses’ time at the bedside
Administrative tasks are taking nurses away from the bedside, but some hospitals are finding creative ways to increase the amount of direct-care time patients receive.
Natural light improves nurse satisfaction and performance, study finds
A recent study shows the benefits of natural light for nurses in the workplace.
Home visits from nurses help reduce mortality rates among low-income mothers and children
Mortality rates among low-income mothers and their infants were reduced through the implementation of home nursing visits, according to a new study that spanned two decades.
RN intervention more successful in chronic cases than physician treatment alone
The shortage of primary care physicians is the main barrier to successful management of chronic disease cases, but specially trained nursing staff can help to lighten the load.
NPs in Kentucky offered a path to greater independence
Nurse practitioners (NPs) in Kentucky are now free to prescribe certain prescription drugs without involvement from a physician.
Predicted nursing shortage is being kept at bay by delayed RN retirements
A shortage of registered nurses has been predicted for some time, yet in some parts of the county, new nurses are reporting difficulty in finding jobs.
Tips for blogging your travel assignments
Between social media and free blogging sites, it isn’t difficult to share the details of your journeys to friends and family back home, or even a larger audience. Here's how to get started.
A travel nurse’s challenge: Transitioning back to permanent employment
There are many reasons a travel nurse might decide to leave life on the road. But here’s what you should consider before heading back to permanent employment.
6 ways to organize mementos from travel assignments
With a new assignment every few months, travelers may find themselves overwhelmed with mementos from their travels. Here are a few ways to keep those memories organized and easier to enjoy.
Reconsidering the 12-hour shift for nurses
The 12-hour shift has become the standard in most hospitals and while nurses value the flexibility this scheduling offers, new data has revealed that longer work hours are damaging to both patients and healthcare workers.
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