Travel Nurse Requirements: What You Need to Know
Travel nursing requirements vary by specialty and state, but RNs generally need one-year of nursing experience in a clinical setting to qualify.
In addition, certain nursing specialties, such as OB/GYN, ER, OR and others, require additional travel nurse requirements.
Travel Nursing Requirements Checklist
This list of travel nursing requirements will help you understand what’s necessary to become a travel nurse.
- A minimum of one-year RN nursing experience
- A license in the state in which you want to work, or a license in nursing compact state.
- Necessary certifications required for your nursing specialty
- Completion of continuing education classes required for state license renewal
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