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It’s Time to Start Thinking Seriously About C. Diff

It’s Time to Start Thinking Seriously About C. Diff

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Industry News

If you’ve never had C. diff, count your blessings. If you have, you know how bad it can be. Regardless, it’s crucial for travel nurses to protect themselves against it. That could be harder than ever, according to news reports about a super strain of the bacteria. Here’s what you need to know to keep yourself safe from this painful, unpleasant condition.
What Specialties Are Most in Demand for Travel Nurses?

What Specialties Are Most in Demand for Travel Nurses?

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Industry News

From neonatal nurses to geriatric nurses, demand for nursing specialties is at an all-time high. It’s only going to get more difficult to fill specialized positions, which means now’s the time to kick off a travel nursing career if you’ve got special accreditations. Not only do specialty nursing positions pay well, there’s also a diverse pool of destinations and facilities seeking help. It’s a great way to put your special skills to work in a new and exciting environment.

The Fight Over Nurse-to-Patient Ratios Continues

The Fight Over Nurse-to-Patient Ratios Continues

Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Industry News

Nurses rallied in Washington this past April in an effort to bring more awareness about unsafe staffing in health care. Is anything changing? Catch up on the latest developments in the fight over nurse-to-patient ratios.
WannaCry: What Travel Nurses Need to Know

WannaCry: What Travel Nurses Need to Know

Posted on Friday, June 09, 2017 in Industry News

As a travel nurse, you need to protect yourself and your patients from computer viruses, like WannaCry. The ransomware has already affected health care offices and facilities around the world. As the virus spreads, experts fear an attack could leave doctors without critical machines while performing surgery. Learn how you can prevent the virtual virus from spreading.
What Is the State of Nursing Around the Globe?

What Is the State of Nursing Around the Globe?

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Industry News

If you’re a qualified nurse, you can practice in almost any country in the world. Your opportunities are endless!
Learn About Legalized Marijuana and How It Impacts Nursing

Learn About Legalized Marijuana and How It Impacts Nursing

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Industry News

More state governments have legalized recreational marijuana use, and it’s likely that nationwide legalization isn’t far behind. What does this mean for nurses and the patients they care for?
This Fight Will Be Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

This Fight Will Be Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in Industry News

The race to combat drug-resistant bacteria could be coming to a head faster than health care industry leaders anticipated, but researchers are on top of the threat.
Data Sharing in Healthcare: What Does It Mean for You?

Data Sharing in Healthcare: What Does It Mean for You?

Posted on Tuesday, July 05, 2016 in Industry News

You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.
Nursing and the Zika Virus

Nursing and the Zika Virus

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Industry News

Every few years, we see another dangerous and potentially fatal disease spread panic across the world as doctors and scientists race to find a treatment or vaccine before a pandemic occurs.

Five Reasons You Should Consider Travel Nursing

Posted on Sunday, December 29, 2013 in Industry News

Are you a nurse who's ready for a change? You may want to consider travel nursing. With the option to see new places, meet new colleagues and enrich your nursing career, travel nursing can offer you many benefits. It's an up-and-coming career choice.

Looking Ahead: Nursing Shortages and Surpluses Through 2030

Looking Ahead: Nursing Shortages and Surpluses Through 2030

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Industry News

Not sure if you’re qualified to be a travel nurse? Chances are, you’re more qualified than you think. If you have a degree and practical experience, travel nursing may be the next step in your professional development career. All you need are the willingness to travel and adapt, and a penchant for patient care.
Health Providers Choice Named One of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2019

Health Providers Choice Named One of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2019

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Industry News

Health Providers Choice was named one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2019 – Inc.'s 4th annual Best Workplaces list. Inc. received thousands of submissions for the list, and only 346 finalists were chosen to be recognized as Best Workplaces.
Health Providers Choice: Award-Winning Staffing

Health Providers Choice: Award-Winning Staffing

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 in Industry News

The experts at Health Providers Choice (HPC) have been serving traveling health care professionals with honesty and integrity for more than a decade. And those in the industry are taking notice. See why choosing HPC for your next travel nursing assignment is a smart decision.
Learn About the Latest in Medical Advancements for Common Conditions

Learn About the Latest in Medical Advancements for Common Conditions

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 in Industry News

Constantly on the move, travel nurses can face challenges staying on top of the latest medical developments. This brief guide will shed light on treatment innovations for some common illnesses.

Emerging Health Care Roles Impact Nurses

Emerging Health Care Roles Impact Nurses

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017 in Industry News

Patient advocate, nurse apprentice, as well as patient and nurse navigator roles present opportunities for trainees, new nurses, and lifelong caregivers looking for more career options. Here’s the latest on these emerging health care roles you may have not considered.
Nursing Burnout: Who’s Responsible and What Can You Do?

Nursing Burnout: Who’s Responsible and What Can You Do?

Posted on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in Industry News

Burnout causes many nursing professionals to leave their jobs sooner than they originally intended. With a looming nursing shortage, it’s more important than ever to keep nurses in the profession. Preventing burnout is the key to increasing career length for nurses, but it can improve patient outcomes as well.
2016 Election: Health Care Edition

2016 Election: Health Care Edition

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016 in Industry News

Learn more about some of the health care reform platforms we're hearing about as we enter this election season.
Nurses Step Up in Flint, Michigan, Water Quality Crisis

Nurses Step Up in Flint, Michigan, Water Quality Crisis

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Industry News

A career in nursing can oftentimes feel exhausting, tedious, and thankless: The shifts are long, patients can be difficult, and there is very little opportunity to receive a pat on the back for taking on such a difficult job. But every now and then, a crisis reminds the world just how vital, skilled, and valuable nurses are.

The Nursing Shortage: Where Are We Now?

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2015 in Industry News

As the increased population ages and the Affordable Care Act takes effect, there will be a greater need for healthcare professionals. But, even as the need grows, healthcare organizations will still have to maintain quality of care and control costs.

Bilingual? Why a travel nursing job is a great career opportunity

Bilingual? Why a travel nursing job is a great career opportunity

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Industry News

Not all American patients speak English. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 47 million people in the United States have a native language other than English. All patients need the highest level of care, but this can become difficult with the presence of language barriers. How do you communicate a treatment plan or instructions for taking medication? That's where bilingual healthcare professionals—including travel nurses—take the spotlight.

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