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2020 Was a Big Year for Travel Nursing; 2021’s Outlook is Similar

2020 Was a Big Year for Travel Nursing; 2021’s Outlook is Similar

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Industry News

There’s always demand for nursing professionals somewhere in the United States. 2020 proves that, in the event of an emergency (or series of emergencies), travel nursing is invaluable in filling that need. There’s unprecedented demand for travel nurses this year and positions continue to be available across the country. It’s a trend we can look forward to in 2021 as the country weathers a combination of the pandemic, seasonal illness, weather, and more.
From Telemedicine to Social Distancing, Healthcare Looks Different in the Post-Pandemic World

From Telemedicine to Social Distancing, Healthcare Looks Different in the Post-Pandemic World

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 in Industry News

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of changes, and some things will never be the same. In the healthcare field, many of the innovations made during the pandemic will not only stick around, they’ll evolve into new practices. Amidst it all, travel nursing will play an important role in getting the healthcare industry back to some semblance of normalcy.
Occupational Licensing Laws Suspended During COVID-19 Pandemic

Occupational Licensing Laws Suspended During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Industry News

In ordinary times, not every state recognizes the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), which can make it hard for travel nurses to take assignments in certain locations. But we’re not in ordinary times. The fast-moving COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated the demand for nurses, regardless of borders. Occupational licensing laws have been suspended, allowing nurses from all over the country to answer the call for qualified healthcare workers amidst this pandemic.
Demand for Travel Nurses Skyrockets Amidst COVID-19

Demand for Travel Nurses Skyrockets Amidst COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Industry News

Medical professionals across the country have mobilized to fight the spread of COVID-19. For travel nurses, that means a massive uptick in assignments that take them wherever there’s a shortage of nursing staff. From outbreak epicenters to at-risk rural communities, there’s a call to action for travel nurses amidst this historic pandemic. Many nurses have already answered the call, and still more will. Sense of duty, opportunity to help, and increased pay are all driving factors behind many nurses’ decision to take a new assignment.
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?
Pandemic in Perspective: COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Pandemic in Perspective: COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2020 in Industry News

You wouldn’t classify nursing as a traditional manual labor job, like you might construction, carpentry, or mining. But nursing definitely takes a toll on the body! Nurses are prone to foot, back, and neck pain – problems that only get worse if they’re not properly addressed. Listen to your body and provide the support and relief it needs to keep you active, agile, and pain-free on-the-job! You might be surprised to find out it’s as easy as buying the right shoes and stretching every now and then.
Travel Nursing by the Numbers in 2020 and Beyond

Travel Nursing by the Numbers in 2020 and Beyond

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 in Industry News

If travel nursing is something that’s of interested to you, but you’ve never taken the leap, now’s the time! The statistics for travel nursing show that it’s an industry growing bigger by the year, and there’s more demand for nurses than ever before. Here’s a look at the industry from a numbers perspective, to put some context to the allure of travel nursing as a profession. The more you know!
How Does a Pandemic Start and Why Does it Spread so Quickly?

How Does a Pandemic Start and Why Does it Spread so Quickly?

Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 in Industry News

For many people, COVID-19 is their first encounter with a highly infectious disease. In fact, it’s likely to be the biggest pandemic most people will experience in their lifetime. Few things spread so quickly and are so dangerous, which has many people questioning how an outbreak in China became a catalyst for global shutdown. Here’s a look at how pandemics start and why they spread so rapidly.
How is Healthcare Handling the Shortage of PPE during COVID-19

How is Healthcare Handling the Shortage of PPE during COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 in Industry News

The exponential spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had rippling shockwaves beyond what anyone could’ve expected. One imminent problem is the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE). Masks, gloves, gowns, face shields, and more are all in short supply and high demand, and it’s starting to put front-line healthcare workers at risk. Thankfully, there’s a concentrated global effort underway to source and produce more PPE, fast.
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.
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