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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    by Newrn22 Apr 20
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  2. UCLA New Grad Summer 2014
    by sarahruby Mar 31
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  3. New nurse
    by Newrn22 Apr 20
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  4. Advice on making the most of my nursing career (financially)
    by richardgecko Apr 18
    8
    HouTx
  5. New ADN Grads
    by scoope23 Apr 19
    6
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  6. Experience vs. No Experience
    by OrganizedChaos Apr 19
    12
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  7. Job-Hopping During the 1st Year After Licensure
    by Nola009 Apr 20
    1
    EatYourVeggies
  8. New nurse anxiety
    by SarahWRN Jan 14
    10
    Newrn22
  9. First job...will it get better?
    by aviaa Apr 18
    3
    scoope23
  10. New grad trained in HCA specialty, contract position--question
    by Elisgirl Apr 14
    10
    RN3339
  11. how to not be frazzled
    by Melly0104 Apr 18
    1
    SoldierNurse22
  12. How to get through HR
    by missymis86 Apr 18
  13. still having trouble.
    by britmansf18 Apr 7
    15
    not.done.yet
  14. Major med error wrong fluid! Need advice please :(
    by telealli Apr 16
    10
  15. Any tips for newly hired new grad nurse?
    by mslovebug Apr 17
    3
    mslovebug
  16. New Grad RN Angst
    Article by danigold Jan 18, '13
    49
    vnguyen3
  17. Contacting another manager?
    by Gizmo13 Apr 16
    2
    Gizmo13
  18. indecisive
    by cf1692 Apr 15
    2
    cf1692
  19. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    by hair303 Mar 1
    48
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  20. Jackson Memorial Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, South Miami Hospital...
    by applepie2013 Apr 7
    1
    applepie2013
  21. 3 days orientation & now this new grad is on her own. So nervous!
    by Peppermint_RN Jul 19, '13
    4
    studiodelmar
  22. Quitting after 2 weeks
    by randomly Apr 14
    10
    marcos9999
  23. First Mistake... Can't shake bad feelings
    by ebailey1218 Apr 6
    12
    Wrench Party
  24. New nurse starting night shift
    by jlogan Apr 12
    6
    Mn nurse 22
  25. New RN, nervous about 1st job
    by rn2109 Apr 13
    2
    iPink RN
  26. Only a few weeks left of orientation
    by SunshineDaisy Apr 3
    3
    calivianya
  27. New Kidney Transplant Nurse
    by RestoringHope Oct 17, '13
    1
    darkangelRN
  28. New grad- nursing home-After interview no call back
    by rn pensacola fl Apr 11
    3
    not.done.yet
  29. Nursing Student reading the hard to find a job after grad posts
    by amberbay_19 Apr 7
    13
    amberbay_19
  30. Oncology or telemetry?
    by sss223 Apr 10
    6
    sss223
  31. Anxiety and Anxiety; 1st RN hospital job
    by ChadEvan Apr 10
    3
    HouTx
  32. Depressed after graduation. Is it normal?
    by baymar1967 Mar 31
    19
    kaydensmom01
  33. new nurse. STRESSED PLEASE HELP
    by 90schick Apr 7
    5
    Gizmo13
  34. What is your quote or mantra when it gets tough?
    by RNDGRN Mar 26
    11
    ebailey1218
  35. Help with time management
    by swansonplace Apr 7
    2
    not.done.yet
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