Since 2003, Epstein and the Highway Hypodermics series has brought the most up-to- date information to traveling nurses, staffing recruiters, and travel nursing company executives. This edition includes... *The Changing Face of Travel Nursing *What It takes To Be a Travel Nurse *The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly *Traveling as an LPN/LVN *Allied Health Travel *Foreign Nurse Travel *Travel Company Fundamentals *From The Companies Side *Location Corporation, and Documentation *Preparing for an Adverse Reaction *Testing (General, BKAT, PBDS) *Important Tax Information *Independent Contracting *Traveling With Pets *What About Homeschooling? *Traveling in an RV *JC, NATHO, and Compact States *State Nursing Boards *Stories from Traveling Nurses *Travel Company Profiles The writing world calls her "Epstein," but reality calls her "Kay." She has been a nurse since 1992 and was first published in 2001. "Highway Hypodermics: Travel Nursing 2012" is the fourth book in her travel nursing series. Not only was she chosen as one of the traveling nurses of the year in 2005, but her travel nursing books have received top awards. The 2005 version was a finalist in the USABooksNews' annual awards, the 2007 version reached Number One on Amazon's best seller list in Nursing Trends, Issues, and Roles. The 2009 version was a winner in the USABookNews' annual awards in 2010. Epstein is currently working at a rural critical access hospital while keeping up with all the travel nursing news and trends, including yearly presentations at the Travel Medical Professionals Convention in Las Vegas, NV.