Gypsy Road trips, you never know exactly what you’ll find along the way. On our way to the 2014 Travelers Conference in Las Vegas, the Gypsy Nurse and crew took a cross country road trip. There were mishaps and adventures all along the way but one particular stop deserves some special attention. Route 66 Seligman […]
How do you tell if it’s Ebola or Flu? Is there a rapid test to Diagnose Ebola? There is a rapid test that can rule out or diagnosis the FLU. For Enterovirus D68, the CDC states “EV-D68 can only be diagnosed by doing specific lab tests on specimens from a person’s nose and throat. Many hospitals […]
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“The referral is a key piece of efforts to source new candidates for open positions. Thus the referral bonus comes from the marketing budget, not the RNs pay package. A nurse’s pay shouldn’t suffer because he or she wants to help the company they work for.” Rich Smith Vice President & co-founder at atlas MedStaff As a […]
#SupportTheScrubs is the trending hashtag to show support for all of our fellow nurses and healthcare workers that are dealing with the #Ebola virus. On October 12th Amy Dorsey, R.N. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas posted what she thought was an innocuous vent on her feelings regarding the media response to her co-worker that was diagnosed with […]
There is a ton of Ebola fear and controversy in the media. Blame is being placed on the CDC, the Hospitals, the Nurses. When HIV/AIDS broke out in the 80′s we as a society experienced many of the same things that we’re seeing today with Ebola. Fear, Panic, Media sensationalism. The NY Times has a run-down […]
Sponsored by: Atlas Medstaff The Gypsy Nurse Crew took an amazing Route 66 road trip in September on our way to #TravCon14. We DETOURED off Route 66 just long enough to hit Las Vegas for Conference and 5 days/nights of fun! A HUGE “Thank You” goes out to our Sponsor: Atlas Medstaff for helping to make this event happen! […]
The following was contributed by Kaitlin, a Travel Nurse volunteer in Cambodia. She recently completed a volunteer medical trip to Cambodia and shares some highlights of her experience below. If you have a volunteer trip that you would like to share, please Send us an Mail! About Kaitlin “I’m from St. Petersburg, Florida and have been […]
Where were you? Remembering September 11 – A Look Back I was sitting in my kitchen, feeding my daughter breakfast in her highchair; it was about 8:50 in the morning, September 11, 2001. The TV was on, playing a childs program I can not even remember now. The phone rang and it was my husband; […]
Missing family – This is a big subject for me, since I am a wife of 21 years and a mom of 2 very active teenagers who are involved in everything- music and scouts, as well as everything else they can get involved in. I have been traveling for a little over a year and when I […]
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With so many travel nurses posting questions about how you travel with your family, kids, pets, etc. we thought this would be a great guest article to post and give you some insight on how one family is getting ready to do just that. Hi my name is Sarah, my husband Chad and I travel […]
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