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.

  1. New graduate job
    by Cathytd Nov 25
    7
    RunBabyRN
  2. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    by hair303 Mar 1
    181
    KellyRN2013
  3. Nursing Malpractice Insurance?
    by SoaringOwl Nov 26
    3
    amoLucia
  4. Rady Children's Hospital February 2015 RN New Grad
    by lovelyleahRN Nov 3
    4
    rdavis1
  5. what did I get myself into
    by new and confused Nov 19
    19
    kbrn2002
  6. New Nurse Night Shift Time Management HELP
    by xNurse91 Nov 23
    5
    SoaringOwl
  7. My first "Why did I choose nursing?" shift
    by chelbelle Nov 26
    2
    scaredsilly
  8. Help greatly needed
    by missERRN Nov 24
    6
    scaredsilly
  9. New Grads-how long for first job
    by arijay Nov 23
    16
    RunBabyRN
  10. UNC Nurse grad residency 2015
    by Pearl83 Oct 19
    23
    pterodactyl9121
  11. When does it get better?
    by RNBuggers Nov 3
    20
    RNBuggers
  12. Night RN Job
    by unbeknowsttome Nov 25
  13. Keck Medical Center of USC Versant March 2015 Cohort
    by LVN2RN_MOM Nov 7
    2
    LVN2RN_MOM
  14. Nursing and Second Job
    by NewGradMiller Nov 23
    5
    MissMoo25
  15. Scared of not finding a job.
    by richardgecko Nov 24
    4
    Angelica~
  16. So glad I'm not the only one!
    by crj96 Nov 23
    8
    beckrn82
  17. Resources for New Grads?
    by Juufro Nov 23
    6
    Susie2310
  18. NICU vs MedSurg
    by migo1234 Nov 17
    30
    migo1234
  19. Nursing home as a new grad
    by mathia2171 Nov 20
    14
    TheCommuter
  20. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    by kieran07 Jun 18
    131
    UltraT
  21. We're supposed to be perfect everday?
    by TeflonNurse Nov 21
    6
    stuphRN
  22. When to leave Med-surg?
    by WannaBNursey Nov 21
    4
    FurBabyMom
  23. How to sleep for first night shift?
    by Graduatenurse14 Nov 21
    14
    mindofmidwifery
  24. The start of something
    by desertstar6 Nov 20
    2
    tnbutterfly
  25. New grads, there are jobs out there!
    by Red Kryptonite Nov 19
    1
    SoaringOwl
  26. Do I take too long to learn new skills?
    by lorichka6 Nov 10
    9
    Graduatenurse14
  27. How to get a labor and delivery job
    by emmie208 Nov 21
    1
    scaredsilly
  28. Still Raw: Six months after graduation, five months after employment
    Article by ixchel Nov 8
    21
    WannaBNursey
  29. Can't Get Out of Dialysis...Help
    by hair303 Nov 16
    12
    hair303
  30. Murphy's Law: Drink coffee and anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.
    Toon Photo by brian Nov 16
    1
    sharpeimom
  31. Psych Nursing New grad
    by deimysvigilRN Oct 23
    7
    tasha92337
  32. BSN or MSN
    by deimysvigilRN Nov 12
    3
    deimysvigilRN
  33. To all my non-hospital nurses
    by laKrugRN Nov 12
    27
    brillohead
  34. Harbor-UCLA (LA County) RN/Relief 2014
    by love1211you Jul 30
    11
    JLM817
  35. How to choose a job after an offer?
    by mcknzkthrn Nov 19
    3
    RNsydneygirl

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