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Getting a Flu Shot May Protect Your Heart

by Staff Writer

Did you get a flu shot this year? If you haven’t yet, here’s one more reason to consider it: Seasonal flu vaccinations may reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke or heart disease. Read more

13 Test-Taking Tips and Strategies for Travel Nurses

by Staff Writer

Have you ever found yourself extremely nervous right before a big test? Whether you're just getting out of school or working on continuing education, there are always more tests to take. Here are 13 tips and strategies to help our travel nurses on test day. Read more

5 Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season

by Staff Writer

The official holiday season is right around the corner (even closer if you're like me and include Halloween), and while it's a joyful time, there are many things we do during the holidays that are toxic. We eat too many heavy, salty meals, drink too much alcohol, forgo our normal exercise routines, forget our medications and delay medical care. Read more

Back To Basics: The ABCs of Nursing

by Staff Writer

In nursing, we have come to rely on our ABCs for a variety of needs. The most widely known use of the acronym is in CPR for unconscious or unresponsive patients: A=airway, B=breathing, C=circulation, D=differential diagnosis or defibrillation. Check out some other ways healthcare professionals use the ABCs to remember important information! Read more

How to Treat and Prevent Heat Exhaustion

by Staff Writer

Heat-related illness can be life threatening. As a travel nurse, it's important to understand how to prevent and treat heat exhaustion. We've cataloged our recommendations to protect yourself from dehydration and heat exhaustion. Read more