Travel Nursing

ANA to unveil new tool to prevent hospital-acquired UTI at February conferenceNosocomial infections mean less care covered by programs like Medicare and Medicaid, and one of the most common hospital-acquired infections is urinary tract infections related to catheter use.
Study supports APRN independence, cites improved outcomesPatients fare better when nurse practitioners are able to exercise the full extent of their skills, according to a new report.
TaleMed ranked top travel nursing company by Highway HypodermicsTaleMed, an Ohio-based travel nursing company earned the top spot in a new ranking of staffing agencies by travel nursing blogger Epstein LaRue, RN, BS, of Highway Hypodermics.
Chicago nurses may strike over staffing concernsNurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center are on the verge of a strike after working without a contract since October.
Goodbye shortage: Feds now predicting a 340,000-nurse surplus by 2025Contrary to reports over the last decade, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now predicting a nursing surplus by 2025.
Salaries rise for perioperative nurses, but not as much as past yearsCompensation for perioperative nurses increased from 2013 to 2014, but not as much s it had the previous year, according to the 12th annual compensation survey from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).
California nurses union cancels strike after reaching deal with KaiserA California nurses strike for next week has been cancelled after union leaders reached a tentative agreement over the weekend with Kaiser Permanente that resolves months of contentious negotiations and secures a 14% raise over three years for nurses covered by the contract.
Nurses ranked most trustworthy profession for 13th year in a rowNurses have been voted the most honest and ethical profession for the 13th year straight in a new Gallup poll, earning 15 percentage points above any other profession.
Some travel companies offer help in expediting California licensing processEven without the backlog, California nursing licensure is a tedious process, with a two-step process involving the application and a fingerprinting requirement. Now, several travel nurse staffing companies—American Mobile Healthcare, NursesRx and Medical Express—are offering a new program.
ANA releases first update to code of ethics since 2001Nurses are frequently faced with ethical dilemmas in the workplace and now they have new guidance to help navigate stick situations.