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. New Grad RN, Hating my life
    by KCNewRN8 Apr 16
    6
    KCNewRN8
  2. What is your nurse to patient ratio?
    by Alexx_xox Apr 7
    14
    UC nurse
  3. New Grad, what did I get myself into?
    by jasska Apr 21
    1
    barcode120x
  4. CHLA RN Residency Sept 2018
    106
    Delvto_89
  5. 4 shifts of orientation for new grad
    by hmnewgrad Apr 14
    6
    nursiee
  6. Northwell Health 2018 Fellowship
    by aaj004 Feb 13
    70
    Geminikay
  7. Rady Children’s New Grad RN Residency 2018
    by Salsacat Nov 25, '17
    118
  8. Rady Children's New Grad RN Residency Summer 2018
    by Tanya, RN, BSN Apr 3
    6
    kbryan2
  9. First week as an RN
    by Alexx_xox Apr 11
    6
    YellowRoseOVTX
  10. Nurse Corp Loan Repayment
    by nickelbe Apr 21
  11. Possibly moving 3-6 months after graduation, what can I do in the mean time?
    Poll by viealle Apr 20
    2
    Pixie.RN
  12. UCSF RN Residency Oct 2018
    by baearea Apr 12
    4
    baearea
  13. CA Endorsement - Temp License Processing Time Frame
    by futurenp227 Feb 13
    3
    co_nurse15
  14. UC San Diego Health New Grad January 2018
    by blairboghos Dec 4, '17
    29
    BlueHearts53
  15. Summer 2018 Nurse Residency at Emory Healthcare
    by TishaS Dec 4, '17
    74
    ckm1
  16. Duke New Grad Nurse Residency Summer 2018
    by DurhamBound Dec 20, '17
    74
    loleaux
  17. Taking Extended Time Off Early in Career
    by ATLren Apr 19
    1
    Sour Lemon
  18. Johns Hopkins Hospital Nurse Residency Program 2018
    by NurseKO93 Feb 19
    29
    mcco.e19
  19. Cedars-Sinai 2018 May New Grad Program
    by CorCordium Mar 8
    147
    Nurse_Becca771
  20. Unknown Delay in Pre-employment Drug Screen Results
    by acl4591 Sep 25, '17
    3
    Nikpond
  21. BSWH Residency Summer 2018
    by tina102 Feb 1
    187
    pham09
  22. "Backfill" unit?
    by hooliebug Apr 18
  23. How do new grad Nurses that don't have BSN manage to survive this job market ?
    Poll by Wannabenurseneko Feb 25
    52
  24. Tristar Nurse Residency Summer 2018
    by nursehailz Feb 23
    67
    MA019
  25. UCSF New Graduate RN Residency Program 2018
    by outsidegirl Dec 30, '17
    23
    lybb
  26. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford RN Residency Program 2018
    by outsidegirl Dec 30, '17
    14
    jaqrose
  27. Is this considered bullying?
    by helpnewnurse Apr 5
    9
    Ruby Vee
  28. Leaving New Grad Contract for Military family
    by Audrey454 Apr 15
    3
    Audrey454
  29. UNC Nurse Residency / New Grad Summer 2018
    by jdeshle1 Feb 18
    3
    tennis_girl
  30. Should you work at more than one place?
    by Alexx_xox Apr 14
    3
    barcode120x

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