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Current Nursing Compact States | Updated July 2019

July 30, 2019

By Kathleen Gaines BSN, RN, BA, CBC Editor’s Note: Louisiana and Kansas have joined the eNLC as of July 1st. Indiana will join in January 2020 and Alabama is still waiting for their implementation date. Washington, Vermont, Michigan, and Illinois each had bills denied to join the eNLC with no plans to reintroduce legislation. New […]

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A Short Guide To Multi-State RN Licensing

July 30, 2019

By Kathleen Gaines BSN, RN, BA, CBC Travel nursing is an exciting opportunity to travel the country while working in the nation’s top hospitals, but figuring out nursing license requirements for each state can be overwhelming. The good news: The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) developed the Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC), which […]

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Highest Paying States for RNs in 2019

July 9, 2019

The demand for educated nurses continues to grow — nursing is enjoying a 15% career growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), much faster than many other professions. In fact, according to 2006 statistics, nursing is actually the largest healthcare profession in the United States, with over 3 million nurses currently in the […]

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The 4 Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing Your Travel Nurse Housing

July 5, 2019

There are many decisions to make when starting a new travel nurse assignment — How much does it pay? Where do I get to travel? How many pairs of shoes should I bring? And, of course, should I take agency-placed housing or take the housing stipend and find my own? Regardless of your travel intentions […]

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Why Travel Nurses Make More Money

June 17, 2019

You’ve probably heard that travel nursing comes with plenty of perks, such as a high travel nurse salary, incentives like sign-on bonuses, and the opportunity to work in glamorous places like Hawaii (it’s always Hawaii). But, do travel nurses really make more money? The answer is yes — usually. Though, the exact amount of money […]

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