March 2016 Travel Nurse Newsletter
Medical Solutions Sponsors Planet Water Foundation's Project 24 for World Water Day 2016
Did you know that one in eight people do not have access to safe, clean drinking water? Or how about the facts that 50% of all hospital beds worldwide are occupied by people with easily preventable waterborne diseases and 4000 children die every day from water-related illnesses?
Stunning statistics such as these are Planet Water Foundation's inspiration for Project 24, an initiative to bring clean water to 24 communities in need over the course of 24 hours, on World Water Day, March 22, 2016…
Share Your Snapshot Photo Contest!
The many sights and special moments you experience on your journey as a Travel Nurse are truly amazing. We love sharing Traveler stories on this blog and we hear great ones all the time from our network of awesome Travel Nurses.
We hope you've been gathering photographic evidence of all the beautiful sights you've seen, because now's your chance to share your story and pictures from your adventures in Travel Nursing by entering Medical Solutions' Share Your Snapshot Photo Contest…
Introducing Medical Solutions First Friday Freebies!
If you have yet to join the party that is the Medical Solutions Facebook page, now is the time.
Starting Friday, April 1, 2016, we're launching a monthly First Friday Freebies celebration and you won't want to miss out on all the fun and free stuff!
On the first Friday of every month we'll post a First Friday Freebies thread on our Facebook page. We'll ask you to tell us your opinions, answer trivia questions, or maybe share photos, stories, or something else fun with us and your fellow Travelers for the chance to win prizes…
The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert 56: Suicide Prevention
The Joint Commission occasionally pushes out Sentinel Event Alerts with information about particular issues they find concerning. These issues range from preventing falls to healthcare worker fatigue, much like the topics addressed here on Clinical Corner. The alerts are very important, so we want to make sure that this info is available to all of our Travelers. The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert #56 is all about detecting and treating suicide.
The rate of suicide is increasing in the United States. Suicide claims more people every year than both traffic accidents and homicides…
Tafford Scrubs Discount!
They say the clothes make the nurse — Use the code MedSol25 for 25% off Tafford Brand Products, including Tafford Essentials, Tafford Prints, Tafford Plus Size and Tafford Essentials Stretch (excluding prices ending in .98). Happy shopping!
Traveler & Rising Star of the Month
Many thanks and congrats to the January 2016 Traveler of the Month, Thomas “Matt ” P., and also our Rising Star winner, Fabienne L.!
Traveling Pet of the Month
Mackenzie, this months winner, is a Ragdoll cat! Mackenzie loves life on the road with mom, Billi G., and enjoys nice long afternoon naps. Mackenzie's favorite treat is more commonly found on your breakfast table than in a cat's food bowl… because this cat loves snacking on mom's toast!
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