The Best Travel Nurse Specialties

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing jobs are expected to increase by roughly half a million between 2014 and 2024. On top of that, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing found that 55% of the nursing workforce is 50 years old or older. Over a million of these nurses will start retiring in the next 10 to 15 years. By 2030 the number of senior citizens will have increased by 69 million. One in five Americans will be considered a senior. 

So what does this mean for travel nurses? There is a growing demand for nurses and plenty of opportunities to get paid and see the country.

While there are certain specialties that hospitals are always looking for, the following eight specialties are in high demand and perfect for Travel Nurses to pursue:

  1. Emergency Room
  2. Medical-Surgical/Telemetry
  3. Women’s Health (NICU/MBPP/L&D)
  4. Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  5. Operating Room (OR)
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Body Positive Fitness Instagram Accounts To Follow for Summer Inspo

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Every year as it gets warmer, the scourge of summer diet culture returns to make people feel weird and off about their bodies. (Remember: The devil works hard but people who want you to feel bad about your body and buy stuff to change it work harder!) Combined with the ways that hyper-visual social media (oh hey Instagram!) can contribute to making people lose sight of all the ways bodies can be diversely beautiful, strong, powerful and good, sometimes your feed just needs a makeover to be a whole lot more body positive.

I like following a good fitness influencer as much as the next girl but also know that the content can be frustrating or triggering for a lot of folks who want to learn about a new workout or get some cool inspiration without having to wade through

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Alexia Clark Had Abdominal Surgery To Repair Twisted Intestine

  • Fitness influencer and former Women’s Health cover star Alexia Clark underwent emergency stomach surgery two weeks ago and is now in the process of regaining her strength.
  • On January 2nd, doctors discovered that her intestines had twisted, requiring emergency surgery.
  • Alexia starts her new fitness routine on Monday, and is working with her doctors and a physical therapist to design circuits that won’t engage her core too much.

    Fitness influencer and former Women’s Health cover star Alexia Clark is starting 2021 with a brand-new fitness journey—but not for the reasons you’d think.

    The “queen of workouts” underwent emergency stomach surgery two weeks ago and is now in the process of regaining her strength.

    Without warning, she came down with an excruciating stomachache after eating dinner on January 2nd. “I thought it was food poisoning, but it progressively got worse,” she tells Women’s Health. As the night went on, the pain

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    Large study finds clear association between fitness and mental health

    New research from a large study demonstrates that low cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength have a significant association with worse mental health.

    Researchers have reported a clear link between low physical fitness and the risk of experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, or both.

    The study, which included more than 150,000 participants, found that cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength independently contribute to a greater risk of worse mental health.

    However, the researchers saw the most significant association when they looked at cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength in combination.

    The research, which appears in the journal BMC Medicine, may help inform clinical guidance on mental health and physical fitness.

    Problems with mental health, just like physical health issues, can have a significant negative effect on a person’s life. Two of the more common mental health conditions are anxiety and depression.

    According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 18.1%

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