By Shannon Herald, PT, DPT There are a lot of things I wish I’d known before plunging into RV life as a traveling physical therapist. When I made the decision 1.5 years ago, I knew little to nothing about what all was actually involved. From towing a vehicle to winterizing the rig, it seems I
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,
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:
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
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
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. 26-29, 2021 and it will be held at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Whether this is your first or fifth time attending TravCon,
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)
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
By Aaron Highfill, RN It would not be an overstatement to say that like many other industries, the healthcare industry has been upended by the Covid-19 pandemic. This chaos seems especially apparent among traveling healthcare professionals. It seems counterintuitive that in a global pandemic, traveling healthcare professionals might have difficulty finding employment, but it happened.
Article written by Supplemental Health Care Many see healthcare professionals as heroes with unwavering strength, especially the travelers that drop everything to be where they are needed in times of crisis. However, the personal risk and frustration can be painful to our strongest clinicians. In a recent survey, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Globally, it’s estimated that over 25% of the global disease burden could be addressed with access to safe, affordable surgical care – that’s five billion people. Seeking to meet the needs of the people behind these staggering statistics is at the heart of the Mercy Ships mission – to bring hope and healing to the
Congratulations! You are entering the world of travel nursing! New travel nurses have the opportunity to explore new places and reflect on career goals. Maybe you want to travel to earn enough to meet financial goals. Maybe you’re mid-career looking for a change or heading into retirement looking for a place to settle down. Whatever
TravCon: For, About, and By Healthcare Travelers!