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Travel Nursing

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by tobyboby tobyboby (New) New

I am a nursing student and will graduate in May 08. I have always wanted to be a travel nurse. Could someone tell me the things to look for in a travel agencey and what to expect? The places that are good to go to? How much experience is needed prior to traveling?

Silverdragon102, BSN

Specializes in Medical and general practice now LTC. Has 33 years experience.

Moved to the travel nursing forum

I think you will find for travel nursing you will need a certain amount of post grad experience like 1 -2 years experience before you will be accepted for travel nursing

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There is much to learn and read here on this forum. I would focus on getting a job and getting good experience under your belt. You should pick an area that you are interested in, not one that you think will make it easier to get a travel assignment.

You need to have good, solid expereince under you before you even consider a travel contract. I always recommend that you try doing a few per diem agency shifts in your locale to see how you like it before picking up and moving to another area of the country.

Best of luck to you.

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