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Travel Nursing

Florence Nightingale – The First Travel Nurse?

by Angela Stevens on April 27, 2009

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When you think of Florence Nightingale, what comes to mind? For me, I remember learning about her in school as the founder of modern nursing.  Against her family’s wishes, she became an educated woman and dedicated herself to nursing. [continue reading…]



Is Travel Nursing for You?

by Angela Stevens on April 2, 2009

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Healthcare workers, particularly nurses, are highly susceptible to burnout. After working for two years in the nursing department of a psychiatric hospital, I know my nerves were fried. Maybe it had something to do with the fact that I worked in the pediatric unit, and the emotional stress of taking care of all of those kids was just too heartbreaking, or maybe it had something to do with the change in management style that made working in the milieu unpleasant. Either way, I experienced a common feeling – burnout – and I left the job. [continue reading…]