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40+ experts speaking on over 6 stages 

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Newbie BootCamp

Newbie BootCamp

This one day pre-conference workshop covers what it takes, what’s involved and how to get started as a traveling healthcare professional. Designed for those dreaming about traveling, those just starting their traveling career, and those that want to fill in the gaps in their understanding of the basics.

60 in 60: Updated for 2020

60 in 60: Updated for 2020

Update yourself with a fast-paced evidence-based whirlwind of 60 updates & clinical pearls. A not-to-miss presentation.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Renew your ACLS while at the conference! 2 hr sessions are available throughout Mon & Tues.

AHA HeartCode Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

AHA HeartCode Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

Renew your PALS while at the conference! 3 hr sessions are available throughout Mon & Tues.

Allied Traveler Kick-off and Networking

Allied Traveler Kick-off and Networking

A power hour of powerful connection, networking, & professional development for allied health positions.

Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation for the ABG Challenged

Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation for the ABG Challenged

Uncompensated respiratory alkalosis. Does this seem like Greek to you? Would you finally like to feel comfortable with ABGs? This session will provide you with an easy-to-understand overview of the pathophysiology of arterial blood glasses, as well as a unique method for interpreting blood gases.

Autism: Caring for People on the Spectrum

Autism: Caring for People on the Spectrum

Nearly every healthcare professional cares for patients with autism spectrum disorder. Learn to recognize it and improve your care with them.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Renew your AHA BLS while at the conference! 1 hr sessions are available throughout Mon & Tues.

Bill Rate Breakdown

Bill Rate Breakdown

Demystifying the bill and pay rate structure. Where does all the money go?

Body Art Gone Wrong: Medical Implications of Body Modification.

Body Art Gone Wrong: Medical Implications of Body Modification.

As body modification becomes more commonplace in the United States, more and more individuals will be seeking healthcare with various forms of modifications. These modifications may have numerous medical implications that must be considered when providing care.

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Review Course

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Review Course

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant in successfully obtaining CEN certification.

Changing Lanes: How Healthcare Travel Can Relieve Burnout

Changing Lanes: How Healthcare Travel Can Relieve Burnout

Research shows that 35-54% of nurses and allied health providers are experiencing significant symptoms of burnout, and the struggles of the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t helped those numbers. If you’re feeling burned out and ready for a change, healthcare travel could be for you!

Clinical Excellence as a Traveler

Clinical Excellence as a Traveler

For a long time we have been passionate about both travel and premier level patient care. Unfortunately there is a longstanding stereotype that the two are mutually exclusive.

Creating a side hustle by teaching a ACLS & BLS

Creating a side hustle by teaching a ACLS & BLS

Would-be entrepreneurs! Get true freedom from operating your own business and be a blessing to your community.

Death Row: What We Can Learn from Nurse Serial Killers – Five case studies

Death Row: What We Can Learn from Nurse Serial Killers – Five case studies

Serial killers who also happen to be healthcare providers are almost vanishingly rare. But they exist.

Explaining VMS/MSP and What they mean for You

Explaining VMS/MSP and What they mean for You

VMS? MSP? What are these and why should you care? Well, your assignment is very likely controlled by one of these mysterious entities.

Financial Health

Financial Health

"If you’re like many travelers, you’ve neglected your own retirement planning. This expert presentation will give you the tools necessary to make the best choices when playing “catch up” with your retirement plans. Joseph turns a complicated problem into simple steps toward financial security for healthcare travelers."

Health Insurance Options for Travelers

Health Insurance Options for Travelers

The Good, Bad and Ugly of health insurance options for travelers. I'll compare Insurance offered through the travel agency to private insurance and ObamaCare. No one insurance policy is right for everyone. Attendees will get the scoop on all of the options available to them.

Housing Panel

Housing Panel

Securing suitable housing is a necessary component of the healthcare travel process. This expert panel will discuss options available to healthcare travelers for finding and securing safe, affordable housing while working away from home.

How to Ace the Interview

How to Ace the Interview

This lecture will give attendees key strategies that a healthcare traveler needs for a winning resume and interview.

Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Did you know that human trafficking wasn't illegal in the US until 2000? And it's much more prevalent than you might think - come learn how to recognize it, and what you can do about it.

Independent Contracting

Independent Contracting

Many travelers are thinking about going independent and forming their own one-person staffing agency. We will explore benefits and the baggage to help make the right choice.

Industry Trends in Allied Health

Industry Trends in Allied Health

What changes are we seeing in the travel healthcare industry in 2020 and beyond? In this session we will cover:

Infectious Disease Update

Infectious Disease Update

Did you know that evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2, MERS-CoV, and the original SARS-CoV all originated in bats? SARS-CoV then spread from infected civets to people, while MERS-CoV spreads through infected dromedary camels to people. What are the facts?

Laughing with Healthcare Professionals **KEYNOTE**

Laughing with Healthcare Professionals **KEYNOTE**

Brenda is an international speaker, author & comedian. Embracing 40 with gusto, Brenda began her comedy, writing, and speaking career, and found a message using humor that resonates with every audience she meets.

Medical Spanish Intensive

Medical Spanish Intensive

Have you thought about learning Spanish? Would you like to be able to speak medical basics with patients?  No prior knowledge of Spanish is required!

Monet and Medicine

Monet and Medicine

Healthcare professionals can improve their personal safety and physical assessment skills by learning how to become more aware of sensory cues by practicing with famous works of art.

Multi State & International Taxes

Multi State & International Taxes

The most difficult part of your tax filings might not be the IRS, but all the states you journey through. See how states tax your income and use your tax data to validate your practice license.

Navigating Lab Licensure

Navigating Lab Licensure

Laboratory professionals have their own, state-specific licensing requirements. This session will sort it all out for you so you'll know what's needed in your destination state.

Negotiating when working with multiple companies

Negotiating when working with multiple companies

If your goal is to feel confident that you are getting paid the most you can, this is the talk to go to. It’s not about luck. It’s simple, step by step actions to take each time you get a job offer. There is no magic number that can tell you YES this is great pay. Each state, season, and hospital may have different bill rates to offer so you have to know how to work with a few agencies at once and compare offers in a different way than you are used to.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification

This class is for re-certification for those that are current (or who have expired) & are currently working in an area that requires it (delivery & care of newborns).

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Training (CPI) Certification

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Training (CPI) Certification

CPI training equips you with an effective framework to safely manage and prevent difficult behavior and is a requirement for many travel positions, particularly in the ED and Psychiatry settings.

Per Diem Reimbursements

Per Diem Reimbursements

"What is the difference between a stipend and a per diem? Why are they called reimbursements? How has Tax Reform affected these payments? What documentation is required? Do you qualify for tax-free stipends? "

Recruiter Panel for Radiology & Respiratory

Recruiter Panel for Radiology & Respiratory

Radiology technicians and Respiratory Therapists are in demand! This recruiter panel will provide a high-level overview of the current climate for these professionals.

Side Hustles for Healthcare Professionals

Side Hustles for Healthcare Professionals

Staying Fit on the Road

Staying Fit on the Road

While healthcare travelers are great at caring for people who are injured or ill, it can be challenging to maintain good health yourself. But it’s essential you take good care of your own health in order to provide the best care possible for your patients.

Strategies to Avoid a Cancellation

Strategies to Avoid a Cancellation

There are specific steps you can take, and strategies to employ, that will help prevent an early cancellation of your contract.

Strategies to be Successful when the Travel Market Plummets

Strategies to be Successful when the Travel Market Plummets

Openings for travelers go through a cycle. These openings, referred to as "job orders", change from month to month, year to year.

Telehealth for Travelers

Telehealth for Travelers

The inside scoop on the world of Telehealth, including types of employment, working conditions, experience required and where the positions are...direct from a Telehealth insider.

The Evolving Tax/Wage World for Travelers before & after COVID 19

The Evolving Tax/Wage World for Travelers before & after COVID 19

Several tax laws changed in response to COVID 19. In 2021, many travelers will be filing their returns and reporting their 2020 crisis contracts. Know the facts so you do it right.

The Must Know Players in the Industry

The Must Know Players in the Industry

You wouldn't play a game without knowing the players and the rules right? Don’t do it for your career either, travelers. I’m here to teach you all the important players that can be involved in each of your assignments.

The Power of Poop

The Power of Poop

Fecal transplants are being used to treat Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease,C. Difficile, and other inflammatory gastrointestinal illnesses. And this is saving lives!

The top 10 most commonly asked questions by Travelers

The top 10 most commonly asked questions by Travelers

The title says it all. Holly has been a recruiter since she placed Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War. (ok, slight exaggeration)

TNCC Certification

TNCC Certification

Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) Training is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket.

Transitioning to Case Management

Transitioning to Case Management

Many bedside nurses reach a point in their careers where a change is in order. It's possible that your experience and expertise might be a perfect stepping stone to becoming a Case Manager. Learn the steps from a nurse who has successfully made the transition!

Travel nurse insider: What agencies teach their recruiters

Travel nurse insider: What agencies teach their recruiters

Ever wonder what goes on when an agency is training their recruiters? What they talk about, emphasize, and cover that impacts you as a traveler?

Traveler Tax Basics

Traveler Tax Basics

Ever wondered what those paystub codes mean? How your compensation is broken down in your contract? How bonuses are taxed? It's more complicated as a traveler.

Travelers & Technology

Travelers & Technology

Smart-phone apps and online resources can help healthcare travelers manage their time and improve their experience both in the clinical setting and on their days off.

Traveling in an RV

Traveling in an RV

They say 'Living the Dream' is being able to travel the world. We have the perfect careers to travel the world! Come find out how you can live the dream on a part-time basis.

Traveling with Families/Home Schooling

Traveling with Families/Home Schooling

Traveling with your children means you are responsible for assuring they keep up with their studies. Home schooling is the option many parents choose. But it's a little different when your home changes every 13 weeks.

Traveling with Pets

Traveling with Pets

Got pets? Wondering if that complicates your plans for healthcare travel? The answers to your questions are right here!

Working for the Feds OR Working in Gov’t Facilities

Working for the Feds OR Working in Gov’t Facilities

Who’s the largest employer in the U.S.? Hint: It’s the government. There are abundant opportunities to find healthcare assignments at veterans care facilities including hospitals, outpatient clinics, community living centers and VET centers.

Working on Mercy Ships

Working on Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships has brought hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor since 1978. Learn how you can be a part of it!

Your Tax Home & Why it’s Important

Your Tax Home & Why it’s Important

Oh yes, the Tax Home never fails to be the most important, yet least understood, concept for the Healthcare Traveler.

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