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TravelNursing.com Newsletter - February 1, 2013
 
   
February 1, 2013
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- New Study Shows Temporary Nurses Can Be True Lifesavers
  Stories from the Road
- Who Knew a Travel Assignment Could Lead to Wedded Bliss?
- This Traveler’s View? Change Is a Very Good Thing
 
  News for Nurses
- Hospitals, Nurses Impacted by a Busy Flu Season
- Positivity and Passion Still Drive This Travel Nurse--After 45 Years in Nursing
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- About to Be on My Own: Facing Those First Travel Assignment Jitters
  And more

 
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Travel Nursing Feature  
New Study Shows Temporary Nurses Can Be True Lifesavers   New Study Shows Temporary Nurses Can Be True Lifesavers
By Jennifer Larson, contributor
Travel nurses know that the care they provide to patients is of utmost importance, and that they have as much to offer as staff nurses. Now a new study published in Health Services Research is helping recognize the important, life-saving role that travelers play in today's health care system.
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Tele: California
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ER: California
Rate $39 & great benefits*
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LD: New York
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OR: Washington
Rate $33.71 & great benefits*
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ICU: Arizona
Rate $32 & great benefits*
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*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax-exempt component in addition to a set pay rate. Ask your recruiter for more details once you apply.
 
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Looking Ahead
The next issue of Travel Nursing will focus on
Answering the Biggest Questions About Travel Nursing
 
 
 
 
Stories from the Road  
Who Knew a Travel Assignment Could Lead to Wedded Bliss?
By Melissa Hagstrom, contributor
Although the words "romance" and "nursing" are rarely found in the same sentence, for travelers Claire Ferkel, RN, and Jon Ferkel, RN, this has certainly been the case.
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This Traveler's View? Change Is a Very Good Thing
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
Mindy Martinez, RN, BSN, ACLS, BLS, grew up in a small Utah town, but dreamed of the big city. Thankfully, a chance encounter led her to a travel nursing career that would help her dreams come true.
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News for Nurses  
Hospitals, Nurses Impacted by a Busy Flu Season
By Lin Grensing-Pophal, contributor
The increase in seasonal flu cases this year has had an impact on many--not the least of whom are the nurses who are caring for affected patients. See how caregivers across the country are coping.
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Positivity and Passion Still Drive This Travel Nurse--After 45 Years in Nursing
By Melissa Hagstrom, contributor
With 45 years of experience in nursing, you would think that Judith Crowe, RN, has seen just about everything in her prolific nursing career. Yet, she continues to search out and learn something new every day as a mobile health care professional with NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company.
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Ask the Travel Expert  
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About to Be on My Own: Facing Those First Travel Assignment Jitters
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Q: I'm getting ready for my first travel nursing assignment and heading out on my own. How hard is it to meet people when you are traveling?

A: I had that same question when I was getting ready to travel. It's normal to feel out of your comfort zone when you leave friends and family at home.
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Destination Highlights
Houston
Exciting opportunities
in Houston
 
Houston
From rodeos and performing arts to space exploration and medical research, Houston is a city with a uniquely vibrant style and flair.
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ER: Houston
Rate $30.50
13-week assignments
ICU: Houston
Rate $30.50
13-week assignments
CVOR: Houston
Rate $30.50
13-week assignments
PICU: Houston
Rate $30
Prestigious facility
*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax-exempt component in addition to a set pay rate. Ask your recruiter for more details once you apply.
 
Focus on Travel Nursing
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