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.

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  1. If You can't find a job/volunteer at a Hospital!!!!!!!
    by RN4S22 May 27, '10
    11
    JustBeachyNurse
  2. Help!!!!!!
    by isharRN May 13
    3
    not.done.yet
  3. CSUN RN to BSN for Fall 2011
    by otterpopp Mar 15, '11
    15
    pspgRN
  4. help! 2nd job advice
  5. One year out, still no job
    by MarkusKrause May 12
    10
    SunshineDaisy
  6. Disillusioned, stressed, regretting nursing?
    by msygrnbw Apr 29
    17
    vnguyen3
  7. No luck finding a job; just want some advice
    by Katja508 May 11
    5
    Katja508
  8. Can a new grad RN apply for part time jobs?
    by willmakeit Jul 22, '11
    18
    willmakeit
  9. Gift for Preceptor?
    by BundokSaint May 6
    4
    ImKosher
  10. Do all new grad LVNs get treated like they have the plague?
    by CaliLVN26 May 12
  11. Starting in a NC ER Residency
    by ImKosher May 11
  12. Specialty in Nursing
    by Hadassah16 May 11
  13. How many of you new grads have actually been told that LTC experience counts for -0-?
    by Nola009 May 9
    3
    Nola009
  14. First Nursing Job, feeling a little lost
    by mauriciosilva May 1
    10
    SunshineDaisy
  15. Nursing: Awesome and Horrible
    Poll by AmaruAgent May 6
    4
    Nola009
  16. First day off of training...nervous!
    by aviaa May 3
    2
    DisneyNurseGal
  17. Job Offer Questions - New Grad
    by TraumaRN316 May 6
    6
    darkangelRN
  18. Not excited to start nursing. :(
    by jemray May 1
    11
    darkangelRN
  19. **POLL** LPN Salary - New Grad
    by hopefull1n30188 May 3
    3
    OrganizedChaos
  20. New grad willing to work anywhere
    by voltenbas Jan 3, '12
    14
    MedSurgRN14
  21. License Renewal?!
    by MissMarishaRN Jul 30, '10
    16
    RaeB,RN
  22. New Grad on Neuro-Tele
    by GulfCoastRN12 May 4
    1
    krisiepoo
  23. Finally landed hospital position but fear I have forgotten so much
    by heartsgal Apr 30
    4
    livefully
  24. need some word of advice
    by AngelofSeduction Apr 28
    4
  25. Like kissing my brother...
    by ceebeejay Apr 23
    3
    WannaBNursey
  26. Career Advice
    by NurseBMW2012 Apr 29
    1
    heartsgal
  27. Multi-Tasking
    by ShelleyShipp1 Apr 30
    2
    HouTx
  28. Landed my dream job
    by cmoore6799 Apr 3
    10
    cmoore6799
  29. RN residency 2014 Ronald Reagan
    by proudbruin2012 Apr 28
  30. Graduated last year but struggling to find a jobg
    by Jane47 Mar 27
    7
    newhospicern
  31. Trusting my judgment...
    by trynee Apr 26
    2
    HouTx
  32. First real screw up
    by SunshineDaisy Apr 27
    3
    HouTx
  33. Getting a Job at HUP
    by jordieRN Oct 27, '11
    6
    6x32kr4
  34. Is this what its like for everyone?
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Apr 22
    8
    iPink RN
  35. still having trouble.
    by britmansf18 Apr 7
    17
    LadyFree28
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