Traveling as a Medical Technologist

Learning to Let Go of Expectations Ruth H. always wanted to study science, but she also wanted to help people. By becoming a medical technologist, she combined both of her passions. Med techs are allied health professionals who test and analyze blood, other body fluids and tissue samples. Ruth earned a BS in medical technology

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Travel Nursing Combines Two Passions

Hidden Beauty in Unexpected Places Growing up in Georgia, Kayla A. always wanted to be a nurse. She went to nursing school straight out of high school and, five years ago, started working in an Adult and Pediatric Level 1 Trauma center. Her other ambition, however, was to travel. Travel nursing offered an opportunity to

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How the Journey as a Travel Nurse Began

TaleMed Helps Chase Your Dreams Nicholas L.’s original dream was to go straight from nursing school to working in an operating room. Unfortunately, that was nearly impossible in San Diego. “There were veterans there who had been nursing 20 to 30 years,” Nick says. “So, I packed up my bags and moved to South Dakota.”

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The Future of the NLC – eNLC

In 2015 the Nurse Licensure Compact underwent various revisions resulting in what is now referred to as the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Currently there are 25 member states with more on the way. Moving forward, most NLC states and non-compact states are beginning the process in joining the enhanced NLC. The eNLC provides a

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