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    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | August 12, 2021

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    States You Can Get a CRNA License in Under Six Weeks

    Chances are you have chosen the locum tenens career path because of its flexible nature. A key factor in a provider’s decision to go locum is often having the ability to travel around the country. One of the major things holding providers back is not having the appropriate state license. As you kno...

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    States You Can Get a Physician License in Under Eight Weeks

    Chances are you have chosen the locum tenens career path because of its flexible nature. A key factor in a provider’s decision to go locum is often having the ability to travel around the country. One of the major things holding providers back is not having the appropriate state license....

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | July 01, 2021

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    Need a Vacation? How to Hire a Locum Tenens Physician or Clinician

    For doctors in private practice, taking time away from the office can be a complex process. Patients need to be reassured that when we are away, someone will be there when they need them. This is the ideal situation in which to hire a locum tenens physician or clinician for your private practice....

    Dr. Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP Dr. Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP | June 24, 2021

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    How Locum Tenens Can Help Prepare For Healthcare’s High-Tech Future

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    Evan Wade Evan Wade | June 17, 2021

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    Working Through the COVID-19 Pandemic Q&A

    It is no secret that the past year has been a challenge to people all around the world. From social distancing to trips to the ICU, it is safe to say that we all can’t wait to go back to normal life. Healthcare workers, in particular, have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since the b...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | June 10, 2021

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    States You Can Get an NP License in Under Eight Weeks

    Chances are you have chosen the locum tenens career path because of its flexible nature. A key factor in a provider’s decision to go locum is often having the ability to travel around the country. One of the major things holding providers back is not having the appropriate state license. As you kno...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | June 03, 2021

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    CME Requirements for Physicians by State

    In order to obtain a state license, you’ll need to have not only enough continuing medical education (CME) hours, but also the right courses. Here’s a rundown of the number of CMEs needed for licensure for each state. Some requirements may be waived if you’re applying for a temporary license in stat...

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    A Look at 5 Unique Locum Tenens Settings

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    Evan Wade Evan Wade | May 20, 2021

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