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How to Prep for TravCon

TravCon is the largest conference for traveling healthcare providers in the United States. It is an annual event held in beautiful Las Vegas. This year the official conference dates are Sept. 18-21, 2022 and it will be held at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Whether this is your first or fifth time attending TravCon,

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How Facebook Messenger Can Get Travelers into Trouble

It’s unfortunate that something so well-intentioned can become so weaponized. I’m talking about Facebook Messenger and scammers taking advantage of travelers trying to find housing.  If you’re not aware, attached to any Facebook profile is a way for you to contact people, and for people to contact you. This is an essential part of any

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Traveling With Families & Homeschooling

The word seems so crazy right now, especially healthcare. How do you reconcile when your calling is out there serving your patients, but you also have a calling at home? At home your kid has wet the bed again and needs to get ready for school. Breakfast isn’t done and neither is their homework.  Well,

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The Perks & Perils of Posting

Tips to be social media savvy for the traveling healthcare professional Authors: Cynthia Weiss, RNC-NIC and Patricia Novak-Lybbert, RN,BSW,BSN Social media is an inescapable part of modern life. Whether your participation is active or passive, it is a powerful tool that can be used to your advantage or to your detriment. The traveling healthcare professional

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How to Find Community on Assignment as a Traveler

Special thanks to Emily Cheng & Ryan Cogdill, Traveler Nurses & Co-Founders of MedVenture App for writing this blog. In today’s technological day-in-age, finding community while on assignment has never been easier! With a touch of a screen you can connect to thousands of traveling healthcare professionals across the United States and its territories. Below

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How to Keep in Touch With Friends From TravCon

Author: Mattie Evans, BSN, RN Ah, TravCon. My personal favorite conference and by far the best one out there because it’s specifically made for traveling healthcare professionals. There are so many things I love about the conference. For one it’s in VEGAS (no need to say more on that topic), the incredible sessions, the networking,

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TravCon2021 was a Success, Thanks to You!

TravCon2021 is a wrap! We are so grateful to each and every one of you for attending the conference, supporting each other, taking our safety measures seriously, and engaging with all of our exhibitors. That’s what keeps our wonderful exhibitors coming back to support the conference. We did what many people didn’t think was possible:

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Avoid Getting Hoarse at TravCon: Tips for Good Vocal Hygiene

By Julia Kuhn, MS CCC-SLP It happens every year. You are one day into TravCon festivities and your normally strong and boisterous voice turns into a hoarse, froggy chirp. You lost your voice at TravCon and you still have one to two days to converse with all of the exhibitors and attendees. This doesn’t have

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TravCon 2021 Newbie Tips: Meet Your People

TravCon, the travel healthcare conference, is happening soon. From Sept. 26 to 29, over 1,000 healthcare travelers will descend upon Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for our annual convention. If you have never been to TravCon before, we have some newbie tips to help you make the most of your time there.  Plan Your

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Travel Nurse and Allied Market Predictions for 2021

2020 was an unprecedented year for the travel nurse and travel allied community. While we initially saw the job market take a big hit in March, April, and May, things quickly changed. By mid-summer, travel nurses and allied health professionals were in demand across the country. Weekly take-home pay rates above $8,000-10,000 a week (WOW)

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Q&A With Gypsy Insurance Solutions

Meet Shari Daniel! She’s a labor and delivery nurse. She is also a licensed health insurance agent and owns Gypsy Insurance Solutions. Shari joined us for TravCon 2019 and plans to come back for 2021! A couple of years ago, when Shari’s youngest child was a senior in high school, she decided it was time to

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