Thursday 18 December 2014
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Highway Hypodermics ®

Travel Nurses Make A Difference, One Hospital At A Time

Our Mission: To provide quality and up to date information to travel nurses and travel companies in effort to bring them together for one cohesive assignment experience.

Epstein LaRue, RN, created this website as a precursor to the Highway Hypodermics book series. Since its creation in 2003, Epstein’s has published five books on Travel Nursing in the Highway Hypodermics series. Since 2007, all books have been prominent on the Amazon’s best seller’s list for Nursing: Issues, Trends, and Roles. This website is Epstein’s way to keep you informed of all Travel Nursing news.

Nurse Abuse

Dealing With Nurse Abuse

My patient is screaming down the hallway about how it’s time for his pain shot, the nursing supervisor just called and my admit will be...

pet travel

Pet Airline Travel

Does not wanting travel with your dog or cat behind hold you back from traveling? Pet airline travel is not as difficult as you may think....

Emergencies On The Road

Emergencies Along The Road

In case of a medical emergency, we are taught to dial 911, but who do you call when you are hundreds of miles away from home?  The first...

finding the right home for the road

Finding The Right Home For The Road (RV)

Finding just the right home for the road can be a daunting task, but with a little bit of planning, things should go much easier. The first...

per diem

Going From Travel Nursing To Per Diem

When the travel nursing market is down, some “traveling nurses” decide to take staff positions or per diem positions. The...

travel company

Have Nursing Degree, But Do I Really Want To Travel?

Now that you have obtained our nursing degree and have at least one year of experience, do you really want to travel? I received my nursing...


Accepting Travel Nurse Criticism

As a travel nurse, you must be able to accept criticism…  You are going into a jungle of many different animals, and if you are the...

choosing an assignment

What You Must Ask When Choosing An Assignment

You have searched all over and making every attempt to find the right company to assist you with your travel nursing career and now it’s...

getting along

Getting Along With Others While On Assignment

Remember in grade school when we had this spot on our report cards that read, “Gets along and plays well with others?”  Well,...

best recruiter

Choosing The Best Recruiter For You

A great recruiter for me may not be the best recruiter for you. A traveling company doesn’t have just one recruiter who handles all...