9 Myths About Travel Nursing Revealed

Jeff Long | Scrubs Magazine

Travel Nursing

Myth#3: Travel nursing is only for young
people/I’m too old to start travel nursing.

Truth: Many travel nurses are somewhere in their late 40s to late 50s and have plenty of nursing experience, which actually makes them perfect for travel nursing. More experienced nurses have the confidence that’s needed to step in and help out right away.

Additionally, many experienced nurses find that traveling in the later years of their career gives them several surprising benefits, such as being able to share their assignments with their family by taking a retired spouse along with them, or taking their adult children on vacation. Another benefit is the chance to embark on an exciting journey after the kids are out of the house or tour the country catching up with relatives and friends who live in other parts of the U.S.

Travel nursing is perfect for any nurse who wants to see the country and explore the possibilities of new career experiences, no matter what stage of her nursing career she’s in or how old she is.

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