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What are current pay rates for California hospitals? Patient ratios in an ICU in Indiana? Politics in a Florida hospital? These are just some of the current topics being discussed. Travel nurses are hired by travel agencies for their ability to hit the ground running. Travel Nursing is the forum for all things travel nursing.

TravCon - Travelers Conference - Las Vegas, NV
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TravCon - Travelers Conference - Las Vegas, NV

The TravCon 2018 Conference is for, about and by healthcare travelers. Network with fellow travelers and top industry insiders at this year's TravCon conference....

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Travel Nursing:  The good, the bad, and why I probably will never do again-Part 1
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Travel Nursing: The good, the bad, and why I probably will never do again-Part 1

Based on true Travel Nursing experiences by Cynthia Hubbard, R.N. It was Wednesday when the call came in: "Can you be here by Tuesday?" Moira, the Director of a...

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Travel Nursing: The Journey comes To A  close.
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Travel Nursing: The Journey comes To A close.

Chapter 8 One really bad experience that crossed my mind while driving, I had had just as my assignment was coming to a close. I will call her "Sylvia."...

Travel Nursing: On to Iowa... Parts 5 & 6
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Travel Nursing: On to Iowa... Parts 5 & 6

Chapter 5 It was my birthday. I was back in Wisconsin, trying to decide what to toss in storage and what to keep before my lease was up on my apartment. My...

How to find an agency? Answered!
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How to find an agency? Answered!

The question of how to find an agency comes up a lot on this forum and a nurse recently private messaged me with this question. I prefer answering questions on...

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7 surprising reasons healthcare travelers are much needed
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7 surprising reasons healthcare travelers are much needed

I've been a traveler for almost two years now. My wife and I have been to 3 states as travelers and have had multiple contracts. Minnesota. 40 bed...

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Is it still profitable to travel?
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Is it still profitable to travel?

Ive been in nursing since 1997, specializing in Dialysis. Ive worked permanent and temporary positions in travel. In general, nurses' hourly wage has not...

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What do travel nurses do and some differences from travel nurses
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What do travel nurses do and some differences from travel nurses

I think there's a lot of misconceptions out there regarding what travel nurses do. The marketing departments do a really great job of romanticizing this life. They...

Top 10 Tips For New Travel Nurses
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Top 10 Tips For New Travel Nurses

Travel nursing is an amazing opportunity. You get to go on new adventures while exploring the country and see new healthcare organizations. You get exposed to so...

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Homeless Nursing: How to save money on the road.
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Homeless Nursing: How to save money on the road.

My name is Chris. I am a husband, father, and a registered nurse; originally from Florida but now out of Louisville. I want to talk to you today about a term I...

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Nobody Knew I was Coming? Travel Nurse continues
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Nobody Knew I was Coming? Travel Nurse continues

My arrival to my office site in Maine appeared to be unexpected. :( While it was established that I was due to arrive, the office staff had no clue of whom I was...

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Travel Nursing:  I'm in Maine Now! Part 2
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Travel Nursing: I'm in Maine Now! Part 2

It took 36 hours to arrive at my destination. It was pitch black and chilly when I rolled into northern Maine. The night air fragrant with flowers and dampness,...

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Travel Nursing:  Working in Maine -  Part 3 and 4
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Travel Nursing: Working in Maine - Part 3 and 4

Chapter 3 As nurses, we are trained to be watchful of our patients living environment in addition to their health conditions. In Home Care, one must be...

What's the real deal with Travel Nursing?
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What's the real deal with Travel Nursing?

So many nurses have consider becoming a travel nurse but are afraid to take the step for various reasons. Below is an interview I did for my travel agencies blog! I...

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What is a travel nurse?
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What is a travel nurse?

Most people have no idea travel nurses exist and even fewer really know what travel nurses are. I can't tell you how many times I tell patients that I'm a traveler...

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7 Things I Wish Knew Prior to Getting Into Travel Nursing
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7 Things I Wish Knew Prior to Getting Into Travel Nursing

It's amazing what I've learned in just this short time in travel nursing. I made this video to help out new travel nurses with some of the things I wish I need...

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7 signs you were meant to be a travel nurse
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7 signs you were meant to be a travel nurse

I remember the first time I heard about travel nursing. I thought the idea was awesome. Travel around the country and have adventures. I also remember the...

Licensing Tips for Brand New Travel Nurses
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Licensing Tips for Brand New Travel Nurses

State Licensures: Compact or no? One of the biggest hassles while travel nursing is dealing with state licensures. You find your perfect assignment, high pay,...

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