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July 27, 2012
In this Issue
  Travel Nursing Feature
- Love, Marriage and...Travel Nursing
  Stories from the Road
- Why Hospitals Value Travel Nurses
- From the ER to America's National Parks: A Unique Take on Travel Nursing
 
  News for Nurses
- Pesky Letters from State Tax Authorities
- New Guidelines Help Nurses Engage Patients in Their Care
 
  Ask the Travel Expert
- Is There Stability in Travel Nursing?
  And more

 
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Travel Nursing Feature
Love, Marriage and...Travel Nursing   Love, Marriage and...Travel Nursing
By Melissa Hagstrom, contributor
After finding love in nursing school, it was only natural for Jonathan Strok, RN, BSN, and Kristen Strok, RN, BSN, to eventually hit the road as travel nurses together. And it wasn't long before the couple found they were taking their career and their relationship to the next level through travel nursing.
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Looking Ahead
The next issue of Travel Nursing will focus on
How Travel Nursing Can Improve Your Career and Compensation
 
 
 
 
Stories from the Road
Why Hospitals Value Travel Nurses
By Megan M. Krischke, contributor
Travel nursing has a number of benefits for the travelers on assignment, but the facilities also benefit from this flexible staffing option and the professionalism and skill set that each nurse brings to his or her unit. From large academic medical centers to small, rural hospitals, more and more hospitals are placing a high value on travel nurses.
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From the ER to America's National Parks: A Unique Take on Travel Nursing
By Melissa Hagstrom, contributor
Whether working with the search and rescue team at Yosemite National Park or finishing up a busy shift in the emergency room, Jonathan Gleason, RN, is making the most of the flexibility and freedom that come with travel nursing.
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News for Nurses
Pesky Letters from State Tax Authorities
By Joseph Smith, EA, contributor
When most people think about taxes, the first organization that comes to mind is the IRS. But due to the nature of their work, travelers often have to deal with multiple state tax agencies, as well. Learn why they may contact you and what their letters mean.
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New Guidelines Help Nurses Engage Patients in Their Care
By Debra Wood, RN, contributor
"Patient engagement" has become a buzz phrase in health care, because it can enhance the caregiver-to-patient relationship and ultimately improve patient outcomes. Now, the Nursing Alliance for Quality Care (NAQC) has released a list of guiding principles for using engagement to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care.
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Is There Stability in Travel Nursing?
By Aaron J. Moore, RN, MSN, columnist

Q: Is there stability in travel nursing? Any tips for staying consistently busy?

A: In regards to travel nursing, I can happily answer "Yes," there is stability. But it all depends on you.
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With more than 330 days of sunshine a year, it's no wonder that Phoenix is known around the world as a haven for outdoor recreation. And, when the sun sinks below the desert floor, the city's cultural attractions come to life.
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