First Year After Nursing Licensure

You have completed nursing school, have passed the NCLEX, and are lucky enough to have secured your first job as a nurse. Now what!?!?! Nursing school gave you a good foundation, but now comes the task of applying your skills and knowledge to the real world of nursing. This is the place for new Licensed Nurses to come and discuss the challenges you are facing in your first year as a nurse and where experienced nurses can offer some gems and tricks of the trade as well as words of encouragement.

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  1. [Med/surg] What are top 5 drugs your floor uses?
    by icarr757 9:27 pm
  2. Calling All First Year Med-Surg RN's!
    by Catherinexi17 Jun 19
    12
    WannaBNursey
  3. For you new grads and those thinking of nursing...
    Article FAQs by ange09RN Apr 29, '12
    7
    xiaobear007
  4. Accepted my first nursing job!
    by Lacie1213 Jul 15
    9
    xiaobear007
  5. New grad as only RN in cardiology office?
    by LizzieB_RN Jul 31
    4
    LizzieB_RN
  6. Out of my element:  need some advice
    by NurseyNursington Jul 27
    12
    andrew522
  7. oh M Gee how do you guys do it?
    by AngelofSeduction Jul 31
    4
  8. Name hospitals/SNF or states that are hiring new grads
    by sugar12 Jul 30
    9
    DatMurse
  9. Raw: Two Months After Graduation... One Month After Employment...
    Article by ixchel, rn Jul 13
    36
    blitheoflife
  10. GN program July at Florida Hospital
    by mo16 May 17
    12
    mo16
  11. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    by hair303 Mar 1
    113
    nikkley
  12. Understanding accents as a new nurse
    by fgreen Jul 28
    14
    KeepItRealRN
  13. Harbor-UCLA (LA County) RN/Relief 2014
    by love1211you Jul 30
  14. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    by kieran07 Jun 18
    77
    jdl1982
  15. terrified about my new job
    by cakeandeggs Jul 24
    6
    equalme
  16. Orientation starts in a week!!
    by meeta404 Jul 29
    2
    iPink RN
  17. Wagon Wheel Schedule?
    by allyl Jul 14
    4
    jan286
  18. Graduate Nurse Hired as Charge Nurse??
    by thespicykraut Jul 27
    5
    violetsmom
  19. New Grad orientation...
    by Sparrow91 Jul 13
    42
    Larry3373
  20. 4 job offers-what will help me get my "dream job"
    by scaredsilly Jul 26
    3
    molls4
  21. ICU Straight outta school?
    by borkowskikid Jul 8
    16
    jordiRN
  22. Still can't be in step-down, feeling depressed
    by tiffy723 Jul 18
    2
    calivianya
  23. Starting first nursing job w/o tech experience...advice please
    by sns0248 Jul 25
    3
    iPink RN
  24. VA Palo Alto new grad program application question
    by omianly Jul 25
    1
    RunBabyRN
  25. new RN on orientation
    by AngelofSeduction Jul 22
    11
    dexm
  26. Senior in college seeking grad info
    by kcfox Jul 13
    8
    jordiRN
  27. STRONG Program at Sutter Health in California
    3
    RunBabyRN
  28. 1st Nursing job, seeking some advice
    by icarr757 Jul 9
    3
  29. Telemetry or MICU job offer??
    by MissCoCoKit_E Jul 23
    6
    serenitylove14
  30. Second week of work...
    by Annachu512 Jul 23
    2
    dsb_fam
  31. Med-surg, tele or rehab for 1st job?
    Poll by NightBloomCereus Jul 20
    5
  32. advice and encouragement for new grads
    by giannag Mar 4
    9
    laKrugRN
  33. Overwhelmed, questioning nursing, PLEASE HELP
    by sunny1230 Jul 16
    10
    SU2013
  34. New Grad offered position at Newark Beth, night shift, HELP!!!!
    by meeta404 Jul 9
    7
    SunshineDaisy
  35. Help! Need advice for interview follow up!
    by amichelle1126 Jul 19
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