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Travel Nursing Problem: Are You Too Sick to Work?

by Howard Gerber on February 8, 2018

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sick healthcare travelerIt’s happened to all of us at one time or another. The alarm clock goes off, your nose is stuffed up, and your throat is on fire. As much as you want to deny it, you’re sick. Now it’s decision time. Do you try to tough it out and go into to work, or do you call in sick?

Whether it’s a new travel nursing assignment or you have been on the job awhile, calling in sick is something that may stress you out. You don’t want to leave your co-workers short-staffed, and you may not get paid for the time off. What should you do? [continue reading…]

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Preventing Compassion Fatigue as a Travel Nurse

by Howard Gerber on March 2, 2017

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Nurses and other healthcare workers are often compassionate people. To care for patients who are sick or injured takes a certain type of personality and a desire to help people. But even nurses who have the best intentions can find themselves developing compassion fatigue. [continue reading…]

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Celebrate Nurses!

by Howard Gerber on May 5, 2011

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National Nurses Day is May 6 and National Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6 to May 12. Learn more about the history of this celebration and use some of these celebratory ideas to help plan a celebration for your coworkers or yourself. [continue reading…]

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The Highs and Lows of Being a Nursing Home Nurse

by Angela Stevens on November 9, 2009

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I learned a lot about nursing homes during my grandmother’s stay at our local nursing home. She actually was a resident on several occasions for different reasons. This was the first glimpse I had at the extreme versatility of a nursing home nurse.

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