Quick Links for Nurses

We understand the demands on your time as a traveling nurse. We hope this additional list of the top websites will keep you abreast of the many topics that impact you as a traveling nurse. Quick links are provided for your convenience, or scroll down to browse the entire list below.

Travel Nursing Resources

Healthcare Traveler is the leading magazine for travel nurses, featuring industry trends, tips about life on the road, traveler stories and opportunities from travel nursing companies.

The Professional Association of Nurse Travelers is a leading source of unbiased information, tools and resources for travel nurses.

Highway Hypodermics features city guides, location reviews, travel company profiles and travel nursing articles.

Nursing Information

Nurse.com is a leading source of local and national nursing news, continuing education and career opportunities for nurses from Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek magazines.

Discover Nursing (by Johnson & Johnson) provides information on getting started as a registered nurse, including salaries, scholarships, schools, available programs and more.

Nursing Center provides over 900 CE activities and thousands of clinical articles from over 50 leading Lippincott Williams and Wilkins nursing journals.

Nursing Resources

Manuel's Web provides a list of nursing calculators, along with examples and formulas to review nursing math.

Nursys (Nurse System) is a computer system that contains nurse license and discipline information provided by boards of nursing in the United States and its territories.

The American Heart Association's guide to finding a CPR course near you.

Nursing Organizations

Nursing World is the primary site for the American Nurses Association, which is dedicated to advancements in the nursing profession.

The Nursing Organizations Alliance is a coalition of nursing organizations united to create a strong voice for nurses through identification, education and collaboration.

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow (NHT) is a coalition of nursing and healthcare organizations working together to attract people to the nursing profession.

Nursing Education

The National League for Nursing is the preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.

Nursing Education of America is the leading continuing education provider for license renewal.

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is the national voice for America's baccalaureate and higher-degree nursing education programs.

Nursing Niche Sites

Exceptional Nurse is a nonprofit network committed to sharing information and resources to nurses with disabilities.

Minority Nurse provides resources and information pertaining to education and career development for minority nurses in America.

American Nursing Informatics Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the field of nursing informatics.

Nursing Social Networks

Nursing Link is a social networking site for nurses that offer news, education resources, job search, career networking, advice and mentorship.

Medical Mingle is a free professional social network for people working in or servicing the healthcare and medical field.

All Nurses is one of the largest nursing forums on the web and allows nurses to communicate and network with peers across the country.

Travel Nursing Blogs

Travel Nurse Aim is a firsthand blog account of the experiences of a travel nurse and her family, including stories, information and ideas.

Frequently asked questions about travel nursing answered in blog format.

Adventures in travel nursing blog details the experiences of a husband and wife travel nurse team as they explore the country.

Nursing Supplies

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop is your one-stop shop for your entire healthcare professional needs, including medical uniforms and nursing scrubs, nurse gifts, casual clothing, professional shoes, equipment and more.

Redding Medical provides registered nurses, hospitals and healthcare professionals with the right medical instruments for their profession.

Scrubs Gallery offers the newest and hottest deals on scrubs delivered right to your door.

Nursing Other

The Medscape nurses portal is part of the WebMD Health Professional Network and offers blogs, discussions and resources for nurses.

CyberNurse is an independent website run by two registered nurses looking to offer unbiased resources towards a career in nursing.

Travel Nurse Coach is a place where healthcare travelers can view job listings, sell or trade items, lease or buy a vehicle, check on available housing or look for an activity partner.

Hospital Information

The American Hospital Directory® provides online data for over 6,000 hospitals.

Nursyz provides comprehensive reviews of nationwide hospitals submitted by registered nurses.

Hospital Jobs Locator is a free directory with information on finding hospital jobs and information across the world.

Moving Resources

Moving Center offers everything you need for an upcoming move, including information on rental services, packing supplies and contact info for services in your new city.

Moving.com offers competing quotes from top local and national moving companies as well as info on storage facilities and truck rental providers.

The AAA Fuel Cost Calculator estimates the amount and cost of gasoline needed to complete a vacation trip.

Travel Resources

10 Best provides premium travel information built on first-hand experience, broad itineraries and quirky suggestions.

Brave New Traveler is both an online travel magazine and social network that offers practical tips for travelers, as well as unique stories from the road.

AAA actually offers much more than roadside assistance, including travel and lodging; auto buying, leasing, renting, and repair; financial services; and insurance needs.

Housing Information

Homes for Healthcare Travelers allow users to search rental properties by state, share experiences, recommend the best properties and even locate roommates for their next assignment.

Apartment Ratings is the largest online rating community for rental housing and offers user reviews along with pricing info.

Travel Nurse Express offers an array of simple tips about how to get started in a travel nursing assignment, including how to choose your housing.

City Information

Virtual Tourist is a worldwide travel community where real travelers and locals share travel advice and experiences, including reviews, tips and photos.

City-Data offers complete and in-depth profiles of almost all U.S. cities, including maps, photos, statistics and points of interest.

Yelp offers a simple and easy way to research or review local businesses in your area, such as restaurants, hair stylists and mechanics.

Settling In Tips

First 30 Days offers 30 tips on moving to a new city, including news and Q&A.

Gas Buddy offers daily updates on where to find the most cost-effective gas prices in and around your current city.

White Fence is a free service that helps people who are moving or looking to find the best deals on phone, internet, television, electricity, natural gas and other home services.

Day-to-Day Living Tips

Wonder How To is a community-fueled search engine and directory for free "How-To Videos" for a variety of subjects.

Coupon Cabin offers a collection of printable coupons and online discount codes for thousands of products and services.

eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share and discuss instructional solutions that help complete day-to-day tasks and projects.

Personal Health Tips

Health Insurance Sort offers free individual health insurance quotes in all 50 states to help you make informed decisions.

Health Communities provides reliable, physician-developed patient education to consumers, as well as an online directory of doctors across the country.

Financial Resources

The Healthcare Salary Calculator tool lets you see how your compensation compares to those of your peers locally and around the country.

StateW4 offers tools to complete federal, state and local withholding forms online, as well as printable versions.

The Internal Revenue Service forms and publications resource page is the official source of IRS tax products and provides links to acquire both electronic and print media.

Social Networking Resources

Live Journal is one of the world's most respected blogging platforms and allows users to create a private journal, a blog, or participate in social forums.

Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group on their topic of choice or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face.

iPod's free travel blog lets you chart your trips on a map, share unlimited photos and videos and stay in touch while you travel.

Becoming a Trauma Nurse

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Trauma Nursing, also called Emergency Nursing, is a critical specialization within the nursing field. Trauma nurses undergo specialized training and education to develop the skills necessary to assess, intervene, and stabilize patients in life-threatening situations and conditions.