TravelNursing

 
June 4, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- Travel Nurse Shares Lessons from 'The Biggest Loser'
  Stories from the Road
- Make Your Next Travel Nursing Assignment 'Exclusive'
- The Flip Side of Transportation Reimbursements
 
  News for Nurses
- The Signs (and Dangers) of a Sleepy Nurse
- Standing Up for Nurses in the Media
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- What do I do with all my belongings while I'm traveling?
  And more

 
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  Travel Nursing Feature    
Travel Nurse Shares Lessons Learned from 'The Biggest Loser'   Travel Nurse Shares Lessons from 'The Biggest Loser'
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
"I had tried every diet out there when I heard that 'The Biggest Loser' was going to be doing a casting call in Pittsburgh, my hometown," began former travel nurse, Jessica Limpert, RN, BSN, who was chosen to compete in the show's 12th season, during the latter half of 2011. "I was ready for something that I could put 100 percent into and get results."
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  Looking Ahead  
The next issue of Travel Nursing will focus on
The Ultimate Travel Guide for Travel Nurses
 
 
 
 
  Stories from the Road    
Make Your Next Travel Nursing Assignment 'Exclusive'
By Melissa Wirkus, contributor
No longer used only to describe the trendiest establishments and most selective organizations, the term "exclusive" has officially made its way onto the travel nursing scene--and it's bringing some exciting opportunities for nurses.
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The Flip Side of Transportation Reimbursements
By Joseph Smith, EA, contributor
Unlike lodging and meal per diems that are paid on a daily basis, local transportation allowances are treated completely differently and present potential problems and advantages for travelers.
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  News for Nurses
 
 
The Signs (and Dangers) of a Sleepy Nurse
By Jennifer Larson, contributor
It's mid-afternoon, and your energy is waning. You're sleepy and a little cranky, so you pour yourself another cup of coffee to propel you through the rest of your shift. How many cups have you already had? You're trying not to think about that.
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Standing Up for Nurses in the Media
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor
Tired of watching physicians start IVs on House? How about "naughty nurses" cheering a basketball team on national television? Now's the time for nurses to step forward and let the world know the truth about the profession. That's the message coming from the recent UCLA School of Nursing's symposium "Nurses and the Media: A Call to Action."
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  Ask the Travel Expert    
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What do I do with all my belongings while I'm traveling?
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Q: What do travel nurses do with all of the belongings they can't take with them? Storage? Sell/give things away? I have a house full of furniture, books, dishes, etc., and I'm not sure what to do with all of it. Help!
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  Destination Highlights  
New York City
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Being in New York City is like being in no other place in the world. The size of the buildings, the number of people, the cultural attractions and the never-ending party atmosphere make New York a state of mind as well as the country's largest city.
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PICU: New York City
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CVOR: New York City
Rate $35
13-week assignments
ICU- Neuro: New York City
Rate $30
13-week assignments
*Our travel partners offer a daily meal & incidental allowance. Your pay package includes a tax free 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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