First Year After Nursing Licensure

You completed nursing school, 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. Take this time to discuss the challenges you are facing in your first year as a nurse. You will find many experienced nurses sharing wisdom, knowledge and encouragement.

  1. Getting Hired as a new grad
    by NurseNick55 Sep 20
    7
    elkpark
  2. RN New Grad Residency Completion Rate
    by HiFive Sep 23
  3. Vanderbilt Nurse Residency Program Summer 2017
    by shanneliz12 Jul 14, '16
    326
    MierKat
  4. Forced to resign after 7 weeks
    by porkdumpling Jan 21
    113
    mines0523
  5. Scripps new grad program 2018
    by fpmsa14 Sep 1
    16
    newgrad2017_
  6. Rady Children's October 2017
    by nursecaity Jul 20
    98
    onajourney
  7. 2017 Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
    by emmiecb Dec 6, '16
    680
    LandDRNChi
  8. New Grad as a Clinical Liaison
    by Alison2209 Sep 14
    39
    Jory
  9. Dumb ? from a new nurse.  What does "floating pool" mean?
    by Irock Oct 17, '10
    14
    EmergencyVCH
  10. CHOC RN Residency June 2017
    by krazy2xtreme Mar 5
    89
    krazy2xtreme
  11. St. Peter's University Hospital Internship
    by Abrillant12 Oct 12, '14
    75
    BonnieLook
  12. Med/Surg/ Telemetry
    by rmd445 Sep 20
    1
    bankssarn
  13. Any Scripps Nurse here?
    by FuturePhD Sep 21
  14. Failure in Med surg
    Poll by Joy4RN Sep 14
    21
    kbrn2002
  15. Harris Health GN Program 2017
    by 1217RN Mar 27
    27
    futureDermNP108
  16. Does this get better? Or can I make a switch now?
    by firefightnnurse Sep 14
    9
    bankssarn
  17. I hate my first job
    by jkel0912 Sep 20
    4
    bankssarn
  18. Brand new nurse already OVERWHELMED and panicking
    by brandnewRN1 Sep 14
    18
    RNEDKAT
  19. First Nursing Job Timeline
    by millerdj Sep 10
    3
    outriton
  20. Jackson Memorial Hospital Nursing residency program
    by 2016New Jan 2, '16
    32
    Nursejen90
  21. TriStar Nurse Residency Program
    by shanneliz123 Mar 27
    74
    nashnurse17
  22. Scripps New Grad RN- January/March 2018
    by NewGradRN17 Sep 20
  23. New Nurse, New Job, Feeling Dumb
    by aimee32907 Mar 11
    25
    jdub6
  24. How to stay sharp after graduation
    by Mlondon Sep 19
  25. Orientation
    by alh24 Sep 18
  26. Duke RN Residency 2016
    by GolferBSN Nov 6, '15
    68
    yaynursing12345
  27. I literally hate my job
    by basenjilove808 Sep 7
    15
    Redhead,RN
  28. SHARP New Grad RN 2017
    by doglover444 Oct 24, '16
    47
    VersatileRN
  29. Vanderbilt RN
    by riverforever Sep 15
  30. New Grad & Scheduling Difficulties
    by 02468 Aug 20
    24
    not.done.yet

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