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Tips for Staying Safe While Exploring as a Travel Nurse
Chances are that you became a travel nurse, travel LPN, or travel CNA in large part because you love to travel! But along with that spirit of adventure, it’s important to cultivate some safe habits and mindsets. You can explore the area where you’re assigned safely. It just takes a little planning and focus. Read on to find out how to keep yourself safe while taking in all the adventures your current assignment has to offer.
Do your research
Before you travel to your next assignment, do some research into the following topics.
Plan, pack, and prepare
Before heading out, ask for advice from people
• Trip Advisor
• Fodor’s Travel
• Let’s Go
• Lonely Planet
Whether you’re heading out to see the sights for the day or going on an extended trip in an unfamiliar area, it’s always a good idea to let someone know where you’re going, for how long, and how they can reach you.
Additional safety tips
To stay safe, keep the following in mind as well.
• Don’t share too much information with strangers
• Keep an eye on your luggage
• Pack a first aid kit
• Pack an emergency car kit
Your adventures as a travel nurse, travel CNA, or travel LPN can be enjoyable and fulfilling! All it takes is some forethought and planning.