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 Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    by kieran07 Jun 18, '14
    151
    jhaupert813
  2. Hilarious Conversation with a Patient
    by NurseyNursington May 31
    17
    krRN86
  3. Major Dilemma
    by armygirl2013 Jun 1
    5
    BuckyBadgerRN
  4. I feel new!
    by Adele_Michal7 Jun 1
    3
    Postpartum RN
  5. New Grad Nurse -LTC Blues
    by newgradnurse1 Jan 2
    14
    newgradnurse1
  6. Preparing to apply to medsurg/ER positions
    by rgb1127 May 24
    2
  7. Please I need advice!
    by Q_vick03 May 31
    31
    canigraduate
  8. Fired now what
    by tsm007 May 28
    10
    traumaRUs
  9. Struggling as a new nurse :'-(
    by Lou7 May 20
    8
    sistaAfua
  10. What can I do while in nursing school to increase my chances of getting hired?
    by fatrabbit May 30
    4
    llg
  11. 8 hr Night Shifts
    by hcnursingstudent May 19
    18
    ~Shrek~
  12. Fired after 8 months.... scared.
    by mr cooper May 29
    5
    OneDayAtATime93
  13. You might not want to read this...
    Article by rn_xoxo Mar 9
    66
    NocturneRN
  14. New Nurse
    by Zcarson May 8
    7
    Aonedayatatime
  15. Conflicting evals
    by Nolli Apr 10
    7
    Aonedayatatime
  16. Hate my new job...
    by JLMG Oct 17, '14
    14
    Adele_Michal7
  17. Seeking new job; Less than 6 months experience
    10
    calivianya
  18. No experience, should I take a shift at a LTC facility?
    by bathrobemom May 29
    4
    bathrobemom
  19. St Thomas New Grad Program
    by Camo-angel Feb 19
    1
    aoliver13
  20. Loma Linda Pediatric Residency August 2015 LLUCH New Grad
    by itsivonne May 7
    11
    itsivonne
  21. Dream job?
    by queenD May 14
    9
    NurseB2014
  22. moving across state after graduation?
    by Portlandsun May 24
    3
    RN.BSN.2014
  23. OR Residency at Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX
    by DJPrice15 May 5
    9
    dryman615
  24. preceptor questions?
    by strive2Bbetter May 8
    18
    abittooreal
  25. St. Peter's University Hospital Internship
    by Abrillant12 Oct 12, '14
    49
    abiklags
  26. Another feeling stupid thread... Need encouragement
    by tsm007 May 10
    26
    nu rn
  27. Need help choosing in Tampa
    by mike23 Jan 5
    5
    flowerbird13
  28. Staying late, not getting paid.
    by ladylawless2317 May 2
    66
    lindarn
  29. Nashville career
    by Cccnurse375 May 16
    2
    Camo-angel
  30. New Grad L&D RN 2014
    by BabyRN2222 Jan 13
    2
  31. Feeling Discouraged....Did I choose the right profession?
    • Closed
    by mrsnurse2014 May 11
    12
    Postpartum RN
  32. How important is it to get clinical experience in the beginning?
    by nobodywarnedme May 14
    7
    smoup
  33. Anxiety & Nursing
    by newRNinthecity May 11
    4
    eggyweggy
  34. UNC Nurse grad residency 2015
    by Pearl83 Oct 19, '14
    73
    oneheartoneway
  35. New grad RN miami - anyone hiring?
    by natvelvet77 Jul 12, '11
    14

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