Travel Nursing and Emergencies

Caring for the Most Vulnerable Patients During and After Natural Disasters

If you have experience working with a broad range of patients, you know there’s a big difference in resiliency from one patient to the next. While a young adult can…

Travel Nursing and Emergencies

CODE SILVER: Responding to an Active Shooter as a Travel Nurse

It’s an all-too-frequent event in America: we turn on the TV or look at our phones and see that another mass shooting has happened. We see the photos of victims…

Travel Nursing and Emergencies

Handling Personal Emergencies as a Travel Nurse: How to Be Prepared When Life Throws You a Curveball

As a travel nurse, you’re used to thinking on your feet and adjusting to new circumstances. Still, even the most flexible people can be totally uprooted when experiencing a personal…

Travel Nursing and Emergencies

Triage in a Disaster or Mass Casualty Scenario: What to Do Differently

As a nurse, you’re familiar with triage, the process of examining patients, assessing how urgently they need care, and determining who will get treated first. Triage procedures can vary from…

Travel Nursing and Emergencies

How to Help If a Hurricane Hits While You’re Travel Nursing

Florence and Michael. Katrina and Rita. Ike and Sandy. The names have become synonymous with destruction, displacement, and loss. Despite growing preparation, hurricanes remain a major threat to coastal and…