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The Path to a Physical Therapy Career

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General Safety Tips While Traveling Solo

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Traveling to Rural Hospitals

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Where to Travel In Autumn

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Day or Night Shift? Pros and Cons of Both

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Advice on How to Prepare for Your Interview

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Does Experience Predict Success in Management?

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6 Reasons Nurses Choose to Travel

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Dealing With Loneliness While Traveling

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Essential Qualities of a Successful Traveler: Part 3

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Getting Your Mail on the Road

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Should I Move up to Pharmacy Management?

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    Take Steps to Avoid Nursing Burnout

    Most nurses are familiar with long work days, having to deal with stressful patient situations, short-staffing, and rotating shifts. Many may even assume that it’s part of the job. Some may feel as if their work contributions are measured by how busy they are, or as if admitting to exhaustion or fee...

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | January 30, 2020

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    Tips for Keeping Track of Licenses and Certifications

    To be a travel nurse you have, to well, travel. The multi-state enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows nurses to be licensed in 26 states. There are still many states not involved and separate licenses need to be obtained and managed. It would be a bad thing to get a job and find out your lic...

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | January 28, 2020

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    Top Places to Visit in North Florida

    It’s no surprise that Florida is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, with its beautiful sandy beaches, theme parks, fresh orange juice and seafood, and the Kennedy Space Center, just to name a few....

    Alex Evans, PharmD Alex Evans, PharmD | January 23, 2020

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    How to Stay Current in Nursing

    Whether it’s new technology impacting how nurses provide patient care, fluctuating methods of payment, or medications, changes in healthcare are inevitable. While many can become comfortable after working in a position for a few years and settle into how a routine for how tasks are always done, that...

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | January 21, 2020

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    Volunteering as a Nurse Overseas

    To date, I've worked/volunteered in over 20 hospitals in five different countries. Whether different states, cities, hospital networks, or countries, it goes without saying that every hospital is different. For the sake of this article, I'm going to be writing about my experience working in rural/se...

    Kearstyn Fox, RN Kearstyn Fox, RN | January 16, 2020

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    Developing an Awareness of Workplace Violence

    Workplace violence isn’t part of a nurses job, yet, the frequency of occurrence has been increasing to the point that in 2018 the Joint Commission identified the risks of workplace violence to health care workers as a Sentinel Event. The incidents of violence may be even more than realized since muc...

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | January 14, 2020

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    Understanding Your 401(k) as a Travel Nurse

    A 401(k) retirement plan lets you put away money tax-deferred. In most cases, you put in money and your employer matches. Traveling nurses often work for multiple employers in the same year. Because of this, there are things you need to understand when talking 401(k) issues with your agency....

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | January 09, 2020

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    New Year Resolutions

    Creating New Year resolutions is a tradition that began over 4,000 years ago. Around the time new crops were planted (mid-March), according to History.com ancient Babylonians celebrated their new kings and prayed to the pagan gods for good crops. During this time, they also pledged to repay their de...

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | January 07, 2020

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    Feeling Burnout?

    Are you lacking motivation, irritable, or fatigued? Do you have difficulty sleeping, experiencing memory loss, or feeling nervous and anxious? You are not making it up, these are some of the symptoms associated with burnout....

    Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA Allison Stringer, MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA | January 02, 2020

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    Taking Care of Your Pets Remotely When on Assignment

    Working long shifts can make it hard to keep up with your pets. One of the things the Internet-of-Things can do is let you see and interact with your pets from afar. There are various pet-watching devices available. Some use regular home security camera technology to see what the pets are doing and ...

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | December 31, 2019