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. MedStar Georgetown Nurse Residency Program Summer 2018
    by jenga333 Nov 20, '17
    33
    tcu7871
  2. Duke New Grad Nurse Residency Summer 2018
    by DurhamBound Dec 20, '17
    77
    tina102
  3. Rady Children’s New Grad RN Residency 2018
    by Salsacat Nov 25, '17
    120
  4. "Backfill" unit?
    by hooliebug Apr 18
    1
    not.done.yet
  5. New Grad, what did I get myself into?
    by jasska Apr 21
    2
    not.done.yet
  6. Duke ED new grad residency Feb 2018
    by ah123 Oct 30, '17
    18
    ktruelove
  7. Cedars-Sinai 2018 May New Grad Program
    by CorCordium Mar 8
    149
    Helllosunshinne
  8. Possibly moving 3-6 months after graduation, what can I do in the mean time?
    Poll by viealle Apr 20
    4
    viealle
  9. How do new grad Nurses that don't have BSN manage to survive this job market ?
    Poll by Wannabenurseneko Feb 25
    53
    glowbug
  10. What is your nurse to patient ratio?
    by Alexx_xox Apr 7
    15
    Nurse Beth
  11. New Grad RN, Hating my life
    by KCNewRN8 Apr 16
    6
    KCNewRN8
  12. CHLA RN Residency Sept 2018
    106
    Delvto_89
  13. 4 shifts of orientation for new grad
    by hmnewgrad Apr 14
    6
    nursiee
  14. Northwell Health 2018 Fellowship
    by aaj004 Feb 13
    70
    Geminikay
  15. Rady Children's New Grad RN Residency Summer 2018
    by Tanya, RN, BSN Apr 3
    6
    kbryan2
  16. First week as an RN
    by Alexx_xox Apr 11
    6
    YellowRoseOVTX
  17. Nurse Corp Loan Repayment
    by nickelbe Apr 21
  18. UCSF RN Residency Oct 2018
    by baearea Apr 12
    4
    baearea
  19. CA Endorsement - Temp License Processing Time Frame
    by futurenp227 Feb 13
    3
    co_nurse15
  20. UC San Diego Health New Grad January 2018
    by blairboghos Dec 4, '17
    29
    BlueHearts53
  21. Summer 2018 Nurse Residency at Emory Healthcare
    by TishaS Dec 4, '17
    74
    ckm1
  22. Taking Extended Time Off Early in Career
    by ATLren Apr 19
    1
    Sour Lemon
  23. Johns Hopkins Hospital Nurse Residency Program 2018
    by NurseKO93 Feb 19
    29
    mcco.e19
  24. Unknown Delay in Pre-employment Drug Screen Results
    by acl4591 Sep 25, '17
    3
    Nikpond
  25. BSWH Residency Summer 2018
    by tina102 Feb 1
    187
    pham09
  26. Tristar Nurse Residency Summer 2018
    by nursehailz Feb 23
    67
    MA019
  27. UCSF New Graduate RN Residency Program 2018
    by outsidegirl Dec 30, '17
    23
    lybb
  28. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford RN Residency Program 2018
    by outsidegirl Dec 30, '17
    14
    jaqrose
  29. Is this considered bullying?
    by helpnewnurse Apr 5
    9
    Ruby Vee
  30. Leaving New Grad Contract for Military family
    by Audrey454 Apr 15
    3
    Audrey454

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