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Ready, Set, Travel Nurse

Travel nurses play an important role in the healthcare system across the world. They bring their skills and expertise to areas that are in need of help due to shortages or lack of resources. As a result, they get much needed care and travel nurses get the opportunity to visit, live in and learn about [...]

November 15th, 2016|Advocacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Military Nurses of WWI

In November we remember and honor members of the military who served their countries at home and abroad. Therefore, in our blog today, we highlight some of the courageous  military nurses of WWI. These individuals overcame insurmountable odds and, most of all, selflessly helped a torrent of wounded soldiers. Each of these women and many others devoted their [...]

November 10th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

#ICYMI – Great Article on Camp

In case you missed it, the Anza Valley Outlook wrote a beautiful article on Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times. In the article, author Tony Ault captures the true essence of camp and some of the reasons we support their work. The article summarized: 14 camper cabins, a new dining hall, sports facilities and an advanced health center, [...]

Applauding the University of Michigan

Barco’s Nightingales Foundation congratulates the staff at the University of Michigan School of Nursing on their national honors.  Announced in October, several faculty members received national recognition for work in their fields of research: University of Michigan staff receiving national recognition include: Professor Marita Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN, was inducted into the National Academy of Medicine [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Meet ReSurge Volunteer Katie Osborn

In 1997, Katie Osborn, a critical care nurse, was seeking a new challenge and began her volunteer service with ReSurge International. Since her first trip to Laos in 1999, Katie has donated her considerable talents and expertise as both a clinical nurse and a nurse educator on fifteen ReSurge trips throughout Asia, Latin America and [...]

November 1st, 2016|ReSurge International Support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working the Holidays

With the major holidays approaching, it is important to remember that not every person gets to take days off to spend with friends and families. Service men and women, first responders, and nurses are among those who spend time with others providing care. Most medical facilities operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This means [...]

October 27th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

The Courage of Palliative Care Nursing

Barco’s Nightingales Foundation is dedicated to honoring the courageous hearts of the individuals who embrace the profession of nursing. We hope to encourage younger generations to embrace nursing as their chosen profession. We accomplish this by sharing stories of the selfless contributions, dedication and professionalism. A career in palliative care nursing requires the type of courageous [...]

October 25th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Drones for Humanitarian Efforts

It always inspires us when individuals find ways to use technology like drones in new and different ways. It's especially heartening when those uses are for humanitarian purposes. Recently, we heard an interview on National Public Radio with Patrick Meier, an internationally recognized expert and consultant on humanitarian technology and innovation. Meier pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 earthquake in [...]

October 20th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Modern Nurse Magazine & The Letters Campaign

We are delighted that Modern Nurse Magazine published one of the letters from our Letters Campaign. The letter provides  advice for first year nursing students. It was written by Sandy Chiem, an avid nurse volunteer. Modern Nurse is the source for nurse jobs, career news and nursing education. It provides the latest news, career advice, humor, inspirational [...]

October 18th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Is A Travel Nursing Right for You?

Have you considered becoming a travel nurse? In some ways, the preparation and considerations are similar to being a volunteer nurse. What is a Travel Nurse? A travel nurse works in a specific location for a limited amount of time. Travel nurses typically work 13 week periods in one area. They move around the country depending on [...]

October 13th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments