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. Who's got your back? Literally?
    by GwenBear Nov 19
  2. Scripps New Grad Residency Jan/March 2018
    by NurseNat17 Sep 18
    458
    joaner83
  3. Parkland Dallas, TX Nurse Residency Spring 2018
    by Renzo13 Aug 11
    139
    glowbug
  4. Sharp New Grad Residency 2018
    by NurseNat17 Oct 20
    63
    ignisviridae
  5. UCLA New Grad Residency Winter 2018
    by kmichellex Sep 9
    78
    criticalcaring
  6. New Grad Uncomfortable With Confrontation
    by YankeeRose11 Nov 16
    4
    YankeeRose11
  7. Fired from my first RN job after only 2 weeks.
    by Mountainrnbsn Nov 2
    120
    missmercy05
  8. February 2018 Texas Children's Nurse Residency Program
    by Astros221 Oct 18
    18
    SPH.RN17
  9. Seasoned nurses - a brief survey...
    by Rocketskates Nov 17
    1
    Ruby Vee
  10. Fired New-grad, Jumps Into FNP Program?
    Poll by Breathing16 Nov 5
    8
    Fleurtyluxe11
  11. Is it acceptable to cancel a job shadow opportunity?
    by BamaOSU Nov 15
    2
    Fleurtyluxe11
  12. 2018 Texas Health Resources GN
    by Renzo13 Oct 7
    37
    Renzo13
  13. Texas Children's Nurse Residency Spring 2018
    by brookeashley1533 Oct 23
    33
    arbbsn17
  14. California Providence TIP Program February 2018
    by esipbisn Sep 7
    43
    esipbisn
  15. Staying calm before starting 1st RN job
    by macang44 Nov 9
    4
    macang44
  16. I just made my first mistake out of orientation! Freaking out!
    by CalicoBay Nov 9
    3
  17. Looking to be ready to start work. Need some advice ...
    by Karma80 Nov 6
    7
  18. Starting pay for ED nurses in Rochester NY
    by draft9chem Nov 14
  19. Hospitals in New York with long Orientation
    by Hadassah16 Nov 13
  20. Advice for Working 4 Hour Shifts?
    by jenlpn(i) Jun 14
    1
    jenlpn(i)
  21. What kind of non-clinical jobs RN new grads are getting?
    by mybabies2000 Mar 26, '12
    10
    hramach
  22. New Grad Wants to Move to New State ASAP
    by jmtm19 Nov 12
  23. New Grad Tele Nurse First Week
    by akkelly8 Nov 4
    1
    matrixinian
  24. UNC Chapel Hill 2017 New Grad Program
    by Nurse0322 Sep 29
    11
    Nurse0322
  25. Nursing beyond the bedside-for new grads?  Help!
    by LillyFish Apr 22, '13
    32
    LittleLibra
  26. How do I find specific salary/benefit info?
    by LotusPetals82 Oct 26
    5
    MinneNurse
  27. New Grad Interview Regional Medical Center San Jose
    by jayshrey Feb 26, '16
    2
    osunav
  28. Scripps new grad program 2018
    by fpmsa14 Sep 1
    19
    hailey0908
  29. 2017 Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
    by emmiecb Dec 6, '16
    754
    joelamartin
  30. Old New Grad w/ 4 weeks orientation
    by shakeela1027 Oct 17
    8
    shakeela1027

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