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The History of Travel Nursing

Mar 18, 2020 10:37:36 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in History


In 1978, hospitals in New Orleans were unable to keep up with the demand for care. A registered nurse stepped in to help handle the spike in demand caused by a large number of patients due to the Mardi Gras celebration. That’s how modern travel nursing was born. Every year the festival continues on the bayou and travel nursing is still going strong.

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