TravCon2024

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40+ Speakers *** 60+ Sessions *** 4+ Days

On all things healthcare travel

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2024 Sessions (Updated Regularly)

13 weeks to Dream, Declare & Deliver:  Achieving Meaningful Goals

13 weeks to Dream, Declare & Deliver: Achieving Meaningful Goals

Join Gabriel Griess, founder of Excel Medical Staffing, for a session on practical steps to achieving meaningful goals during your travel assignment, using the 13-week timeframe to Dream, Declare, and Deliver on your passions, with a focus on daily action, mindset, and bringing dreams into reality.

50 in 50 – 50 Clinical Pearls in 50 Minutes

50 in 50 – 50 Clinical Pearls in 50 Minutes

Update yourself with a fast-paced evidence-based whirlwind of 50 updates & clinical pearls. A not-to-miss presentation. Updated for 2023

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.

Applying Trauma-Informed Care to Your Practice

Applying Trauma-Informed Care to Your Practice

AWHONN Intermed Cert (Fetal Heart Monitoring)

AWHONN Intermed Cert (Fetal Heart Monitoring)

This class is for re-certification of Intermediate Fetal Heat Monitoring (AWHONN)

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.

Comprehensive Financial Planning for Healthcare Travelers

Comprehensive Financial Planning for Healthcare Travelers

Travel Nursing is a unique situation when it comes to financial planning - you want to make it is done the most efficient way with someone who has a lot of experience in that area.

Cutting through the Confusion: Navigating Scope of Practice for STs & FAs

Cutting through the Confusion: Navigating Scope of Practice for STs & FAs

Join Kim Dilley as she emphasizes the importance of understanding and respecting your role in the operating room (O.R.) as a surgical technologist (ST) or first assistant (FA) traveler, discussing the significance of knowing your scope of practice and state regulations to avoid potential issues and maintain professional integrity.

Demystifying Occupational Licensure Compacts

Demystifying Occupational Licensure Compacts

Licensure can be a frustrating barrier to practitioners looking to work in more than one state. Occupational licensure compacts are a way to reduce the barriers to licensure to those who travel or work in multiple states. This session will provide information about what compacts are and the benefits available through them.

Emerging Evidence: Long-Term Effects of COVID

Emerging Evidence: Long-Term Effects of COVID

Empowering Practitioner Well-Being Through Wearable Technology

Empowering Practitioner Well-Being Through Wearable Technology

Davin Healthcare has a passion for caregiver well-being and nurse attrition rates that have resulted in the massive burnout caused by the pandemic. Allow us to show you how wearable technologies can improve one's stress and overall well-being of our frontline workers.

Fetal and Gonadal Shielding: Updated Guidelines for Nurses and Imaging Technologists

Fetal and Gonadal Shielding: Updated Guidelines for Nurses and Imaging Technologists

Revisit, refresh, and question your understanding of best practices in patient gonadal and fetal shielding.

Financial Basic Training

Financial Basic Training

Fit for Care: The Vital Role of Fitness in Travelers’ Lives

Fit for Care: The Vital Role of Fitness in Travelers’ Lives

We only have one body, so we should learn how to take care of it in this lifetime. If you want to reinvigorate your life, to stop feeling sluggish, if you want to learn habits that will only FILL your cup and GIVE you more and more energy instead of bumbling through your days, if you want clear answers (the TRUTH, rather than fad diets), then you need to come to this presentation. Fitness doesn’t have to be complicated, and I am here to help clear that path for you.

Healthcare to Hashtags:  Be a Content Creator and Monetize it!

Healthcare to Hashtags: Be a Content Creator and Monetize it!

If you have every been interested on how to be a content creator but don't know where to start, this is the presentation for you! In one session, I'll teach how to start a personal brand, make content, and most importantly…MONETIZE!

Independent Contracting & Open Q&A

Independent Contracting & Open Q&A

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.

Introduction to Yoga

Introduction to Yoga

Law and Order for Travelers-Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: Your License

Law and Order for Travelers-Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: Your License

There is nothing more important than your license. This session will give you the tools to make sure you are protecting this.

Medical Imaging’s Role in Child Abuse: A Multimodality Review

Medical Imaging’s Role in Child Abuse: A Multimodality Review

Child abuse is an unfortunate reality and something healthcare workers will work with. This lecture is designed to explain the value medical imaging has in providing a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves.

Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals: Basic (Beginner level)

Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals: Basic (Beginner level)

Have you thought about learning Spanish? Would you like to be able to speak medical basics with patients?  This basic medical Spanish course is designed for the beginner Spanish speaker and does not require any prior knowledge of Spanish!

Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals: Intermediate

Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals: Intermediate

Looking to expand your Spanish speaking skills? This 4-hour intermediate Spanish class will expand your conversational speaking skills in any medical setting. This class requires 2 or more years of Spanish learning

Mental Health: Reflecting Inward and Recognizing Subtle Signs

Mental Health: Reflecting Inward and Recognizing Subtle Signs

Shannon McPeek tells her raw and real story, speaking about topics that many have personally experienced or witnessed in their peers. Whether you've personally coped with anxiety, depression or OCD, or are interested in learning more about Operation Happy Nurse, you will leave this presentation knowing that there is a safe place to feel.

Multi-State, International Taxes, & Remote Work

Multi-State, International Taxes, & Remote Work

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.

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.

Open Q&A Forum: Tax Experts Answer Your Questions

Open Q&A Forum: Tax Experts Answer Your Questions

Still have questions? This is your chance! Joseph & Donna are ready to answer anything and everything travel-tax related.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification – AHA HeartCode

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification – AHA HeartCode

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

Per Diems &  Reimbursements

Per Diems & Reimbursements

What is the difference between a stipend and a per diem? Why are they called reimbursements? Do you qualify for tax-free stipends?

Polishing Your Professional Profile: Standing Out in a Crowd

Polishing Your Professional Profile: Standing Out in a Crowd

Chris will offer advice on how travelers can enhance their professional profiles to stand out in a competitive job market, where it may take an average of 10 job submissions to receive an offer in certain specialties.

Prevent Burnout: Strategies for Self-Care

Prevent Burnout: Strategies for Self-Care

We can all be more, do more, and live better. I'm a little bit extra, and maybe too honest. I love people, and I am known for my ability to share stories that relate, intrigue, and make others smile- all while providing the information you need to succeed.

Prioritizing Your Mental Health as a Healthcare Professional on the Move

Prioritizing Your Mental Health as a Healthcare Professional on the Move

Because a nurses' mental heath is not their mental health...its OUR mental health.

Safety & Defense for the Healthcare Professional

Safety & Defense for the Healthcare Professional

Angel Wells' course provides healthcare professionals, including travelers, with tools to increase awareness and develop personal defense skills against rising violence in healthcare.

Tax Basics for Travelers

Tax Basics for Travelers

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.

Tax Homes Demystified

Tax Homes Demystified

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

Tax Homes:  What can be Defended in Audits

Tax Homes: What can be Defended in Audits

Taxes for Travelers Q&A

Taxes for Travelers Q&A

Open Q&A on traveler taxes

Telehealth – New Options for Travelers

Telehealth – New Options for Travelers

As healthcare is changing, traveling becomes more difficult. The use of telehealth can supplement the changes to traveling healthcare.

The ABC’s of EKG interpretation

The ABC’s of EKG interpretation

The Surge in Tropical and Vector-borne Diseases: A Clinician Update

The Surge in Tropical and Vector-borne Diseases: A Clinician Update

Travelers are uniquely situated to bring familiarity with and awareness of illnesses that local staff may not recognize. Equip yourself with up-to-date information on the increased prevalence of illnesses previously uncommon in much of North America.

Thriving Through Traveler Challenges

Thriving Through Traveler Challenges

Gain practical insights from Amber Barna, MSN, RN, on navigating common challenges faced by healthcare travelers, empowering you to maximize assignment experiences.

Tips & Tricks: How to Negotiate Pay

Tips & Tricks: How to Negotiate Pay

Mastering the Art of Negotiation in Travel Healthcare is your ticket to unlocking the secrets of successful travel contract negotiation and earning the pay you deserve. With expert guidance and real-world examples, you'll learn when and how to negotiate, red flags to look out for when discussing pay, and how to know when you are getting paid fair.

Traveling as a Nurse Practitioner

Traveling as a Nurse Practitioner

An information sharing session on the role and scope of Nurse Practitioner travelling from one assignment to the next and the amazing experiences one can gain from this type of employment

Traveling in an RV – Is it Right for you?

Traveling in an RV – Is it Right for you?

Healthcare travelers with families should attend a presentation by John and Kristin of No Ordinary Path because they offer valuable insights and guidance on successfully navigating the unique challenges of travel nursing while maintaining a fulfilling family life. Their firsthand experiences and practical advice can help healthcare professionals make informed decisions and ensure a balanced and enriching travel nursing experience for both themselves and their loved ones.

Traveling with Families

Traveling with Families

Healthcare travelers with families should attend a presentation by John and Kristin of No Ordinary Path because they offer valuable insights and guidance on successfully navigating the unique challenges of travel nursing while maintaining a fulfilling family life. Their firsthand experiences and practical advice can help healthcare professionals make informed decisions and ensure a balanced and enriching travel nursing experience for both themselves and their loved ones.

Working Per Diem while Traveling:  You can do both

Working Per Diem while Traveling: You can do both

If you’ve ever thought about combining prn/per diem and travel assignments, but don’t know where to start, come listen to an expert in the field who has guided others to be well informed in their decision making process.

“The Debrief” an Evidence Based Wellness Workshop

“The Debrief” an Evidence Based Wellness Workshop

"The Debrief," a workshop on mental wellness for healthcare professionals, highlighting the importance of debriefing to reduce burnout and improve self-care and patient outcomes.

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