How to Take a Leave From Nursing: even if you are not a single, traveling nurse

In 2017, I was burned out. From cancer nursing, from busy fast-paced hospitals with constant change, from caring for my children, from graduate school… from everything. I wanted a break. But I still had responsibilities and I couldn’t just leave them all to run away to Europe. I wasn’t a travel nurse and I wasn’t young and just out of college taking a gap year. So I devised a plan to take a leave of absence from nursing.


This video was pretty specific to my unique situation and opportunities, but let me know if you did anything similar or have any advice for other situations!