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June 9, 2014

Traveling Nurses – Check Out These Useful Apps to Make Your Jobs Easier

by AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing

Technology makes everyone’s jobs a bit easier but these eight apps are specifically created for medical professionals to help while at work and also while traveling.

  1. Eprocrates App for Traveling nurses provides all sorts of useful information right at your fingertips.

    Eprocrates App for Traveling nurses provides all sorts of useful information right at your fingertips.

     Epocrates. Use this free app to help with identifying drug interactions, pill information, formulas, etc. There is one also available for $159.99/year that will also allow for diagnostic and lab tests as well as disease information.

  2. This Merck Manual app is available for purchase and is the full manual on your smart phone or tablet to aid medical professionals while at work or on the go.

    This Merck Manual app is available for purchase and is the full manual on your smart phone or tablet to aid medical professionals while at work or on the go.

     The Merck Manual. This app can be purchased for $34.99 for Apple users and is the full manual with disease, diagnostics, and prescription information right at your fingertips.

  3. This Nursing Central app is available for purchase and gives nurses information about everything they will need while traveling and also gives them access to Nursing Journals.

    This Nursing Central app is available for purchase and gives nurses information about everything they will need while traveling and also gives them access to Nursing Journals.

     Nursing Central can be purchased for $169.99/year and gives you access to nursing journals and detailed information about tests, procedures, and diseases.

  4. This free Medigram app allows medical professional to communication more effectively while using HIPAA standards.

    This free Medigram app allows medical professional to communication more effectively while using HIPAA standards.

    Use Medigram while at work in the hospital or clinic setting to allow for better communication amongst all staff while adhering to HIPAA standards. This app is free.

  5. This Pill Identifier app will help in all ways of pill identification.

    This Pill Identifier app will help in all ways of pill identification.

     Pill Identifier is a free app that will help identify pills that have been mislabeled/spilled as well as provides information about medications based on their identifiers.

  6. Profitrakr is applicable for all traveling business professionals but also has specific expenses for traveling nurses.

    Profitrakr is applicable for all traveling business professionals but also has specific expenses for traveling nurses.

    The app, ProfiTrakr, is the perfect tool for traveling nurses. It allows you to easily record all of your travel expenses and has a specific selection for traveling nurses. It can be purchased for $1.99.

  7. The Tripomatic app is like your personal travel planner. Use it to find the best attractions and must see places in your new city.

    The Tripomatic app is like your personal travel planner. Use it to find the best attractions and must see places in your new city.

     Tripomatic is a free app that will help you find the attractions at the new city you have been assigned to and will allow you to create your very own travel itinerary.

  8. This fun GPS app gives you up to date information while you are driving about accidents, gas prices, etc.

    This fun GPS app gives you up to date information while you are driving about accidents, gas prices, etc.

    Use Waze, the free GPS navigation app that gives you real time data on where you need to go including accidents, traffic, speed traps, gas prices, etc.

These eight apps have been created especially for use by medical professionals who are on the road and traveling for work. Hopefully these fine apps will make you more productive while working and will come in handy when you are on the go. Remember, if you are ever in need of a fully furnished rental in your new city, we would love to help you find the perfect home away from home! 🙂

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