Dansko – The World’s Most Comfortable Nursing Shoes?

Dansko Professional Clogs for Nurses They’re stylish, durable, and most of all comfortable. Most nurses love Dansko’s line of professional clogs. The brand boasts etched leather designs and the Seal of Acceptance from the American Podiatric Medical Association. Every aspect of these shoes focuses on quality. But are these shoes right for you? We’ll break …

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Travel Nursing in Indiana

You’ll find plenty of opportunities to nurse in the Hoosier State. Indiana has a low cost of living and pays competitive rates for travel nurses, and there’s a lot to see while you’re there. Whether you like four legitimate seasons—Indiana has distinct winters, springs, summers, and falls—or you enjoy hiking and natural beauty, Indiana has …

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Our Top Travel Nurse Gifts For 2015

Take care of your favorite travel nurse this holiday season, and beyond, with a few of our top gift choices! This is the time of year to show that you care, and we’ve picked the best gifts to celebrate the travel nurse in your life. We’ve included our best picks for any travel nurse – …

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Why Do Male Nurses Make More Money Than Female Nurses?

Male nurses make $5,100 more annually on average than their female colleagues, according to a report that gages census reports from 1988-2013. While plenty of reports have suggested a pay gap in the last decade, this new study is the first to have measured gender disparities in pay among nurses over time. It states that …

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Find a travel nursing home with Airbnb

Some of you may have heard of airbnb.com but for those of you who haven’t, it’s a new website dedicated to matching fully furnished lodging with the renters who’ll use them. These rental properties may be entire houses, shared rooms or a private room in the lender’s house. Even though the site’s less than seven …

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Tips for travel nurses to reduce stress

Nursing causes stress, but traveling and nursing causes even more stress. As a travel nurse you’ll have to take care of yourself and manage your stress level. There are several ways to accomplish this but here are some basic ways of doing so and a product that works wonders. Exercise I don’t always get enough …

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Do Doctors Fear Nurse Practitioners?

Two states consider either modifying doctor oversight for nurse practitioners or getting rid of the oversight requirement altogether. Both Nebraska and South Carolina have seen an increase of nurse practitioners striking out on their own in recent years, mostly because of an abundance of rural areas. Due to increased workload and less pay, doctors tend …

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Top 10 Reasons to be a Travel Nurse

From our Complete Guide to Travel Nursing, here are the top ten reasons to be a travel nurse, by a current traveler, Tina Howell. Hello, my name is Tina Howell and I am a travel nurse. You may be wondering what that is and why someone would want to do that! It’s a nurse who …

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Nursing Is One of the Most Dangerous Jobs

Today we cover something that strikes fear in me almost every day: on-the-job injuries as a nurse. My wife works as a nightshift nurse and she puts herself at risk of a back, leg, or shoulder injury every night by lifting and moving patients. According to surveys by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor …

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Nurses Need Shorter Shifts

Many nurses work long hours, and seventeen hour shifts can happen, but mental and physical fatigue can lead to medical missteps. The American Nurses Association (ANA) hopes to reduce these risks by issuing a new set of recommendations that list the dangers of nurse fatigue and illustrate ways employers can reduce it. ANA is spreading …

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