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. Should I consider a career in home care as a new graduate nurse, bsn?
    by skyheaven477 May 30, '13
    17
    skyheaven477
  2. Help with orientation
    by swansonplace Mar 23
    3
    swansonplace
  3. I didn't think I would say this but.... I miss nursing school!
    by Nola009 Mar 23
    5
    RNDGRN
  4. Good time to advance on?
    by ERLaw14 Mar 26
  5. Need some guidance
    by Lola RN Mar 24
    8
    TU RN
  6. Losing the Preceptor . . Er . . . Cane
    by Ruby Vee Mar 12
    7
    sandyfeet
  7. New NOC shift nurse
    by ashleyrupes Mar 24
    2
    Newnurse99
  8. What the heck have I gotten myself into??
    by rng2013 Mar 16
    16
    Ruby Vee
  9. Grateful but discontent
    by BigBluemadness Mar 22
    8
    Gabby-RN
  10. Advice for New Grad- Job search rodeo??
    by aus1599 Mar 20
    2
    browneyes3000
  11. Any Agencies that are hiring new grads?
    by LPNurse22 Feb 25
    2
    ChristineN
  12. New Grad
    by Java Mama Feb 14
    13
    RN_Jan
  13. Is it too much?
    by Jinx322 Mar 7
    8
    LoveMyBugs
  14. Applying for RN jobs before graduation
    by amg418 Mar 19
    4
    rinskins
  15. Which area of nursing is fit for me?
    by PB0107 Mar 14
    2
    1feistymama
  16. What did I get myself into?
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Mar 19
    2
    HouTx
  17. Overwhelmed new nurse
    by jrwilkes07 Mar 19
    2
    RunBabyRN
  18. is anyone at all hiring in NE ohio?
    by jepelka Mar 18
    2
    jepelka
  19. Role transition from student to RN
    by katiec Mar 7
    6
    katiec
  20. 2nd Hospital Interview in 9 Months
    by heartsgal Mar 14
    8
    heartsgal
  21. How do you coordinate care for 3 patients?
    by swansonplace Mar 17
    1
    HouTx
  22. Med Calcuations
    by newgradpedsnurse Mar 17
    3
    HouTx
  23. New RN needing advice!!
    by bailee4 Mar 12
    4
    espress099
  24. new nurse/graduate nurse
    by AngelofSeduction Mar 16
    2
  25. No Job after passing NCLEX
    by Astrid27 Mar 4
    5
    rnaria
  26. From Nursing Student to Nurse:  Smoothing the Transition
    by Ruby Vee Mar 11
    19
    gyggles579
  27. Surviving my first RN job
    by panda025 Mar 6
    3
    calivianya
  28. New Nurse Needs Help!!!
    by clucito Mar 14
    6
    FineAgain
  29. Overcoming Loss
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Mar 12
    6
    HouTx
  30. Passed NCLEX now what
    by workingtomygoal Mar 12
    4
    HouTx
  31. Moving to Texas
    by kiishaB Mar 13
    1
    HouTx
  32. Pre-interview DDI & Math Test now required... HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
    by lovelyb1368 Jun 13, '11
    12
    BIKENURSE
  33. When it rains, it pours. Job decisions.
    6
  34. New nurse that hates unit/unhappy
    by jmiarn1029 Mar 9
    6
    RN6617
  35. How do you land a hospital job as a new grad RN
    by Nola009 Feb 28
    8
    giannag
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