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. RNs, LPNs, and shift assessments
    by splendid Apr 3
    2
    HouTx
  2. I want to quit my job
    by chicagoing Apr 1
    11
    LadyFree28
  3. 3/6 months... quitting the job...
    by nichefinder Mar 23
    64
    UpennRN
  4. Worst Night Ever
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Apr 1
    4
    Curious1alwys
  5. Need career advice!
    by jennyx33 Apr 2
  6. New Grad Nurse, already feeling the burn
    by mermer_rn Mar 26
    6
    mermer_rn
  7. Just when you think you have it together...
    by dee78 Aug 5, '13
    2
    smbradley87
  8. ivt training completion cases
    by itsbryanneil Apr 2
    1
    HouTx
  9. 3rd shift nursing assessments
    by jab1432 Mar 23
    6
    Baubo516
  10. Complex Medicine?
    by alainaRN Mar 31
    2
    ArmaniX
  11. I can't get a job!!!!
    by JessGroRN Mar 29
    18
    stephncal544
  12. New Grad that took time off for baby
    by alainaRN Mar 11
    5
    alainaRN
  13. New nurse advice
    by NrsAmanda Mar 29
    6
    iPink RN
  14. What exactly is 'central staffing' for a new RN?
    by goldpk Mar 28
    4
  15. Float pool as a new graduate nurse?
    by mevsmom Mar 30
    1
    HouTx
  16. New grad residency, JMH, South Miami hospital, Memorial hospital
    by applepie2013 Mar 31
  17. My shift haunts me
    by NewRN089 Mar 30
    1
  18. Graduate Nurse Residency programs
    by AmyRN303 Mar 29
    2
    AmyRN303
  19. ULCA Summer 2014 New Grad RN
    by kfeastRN Mar 30
  20. Hating 1st Job
    by applesxoranges Mar 29
    3
    Nola009
  21. New grad RN miami - anyone hiring?
    by natvelvet77 Jul 12, '11
    12
    Sasha, RN 2014
  22. New grad orienting a new grad?
    by SaraM, RN Mar 27
    6
    meanmaryjean
  23. Still unemployed
    by llroberson Mar 27
    7
    Paco-RN
  24. A tale of two job offers...
    by NurseMandii Mar 29
  25. Graduated last year but struggling to find a jobg
    by BrightestRN Mar 27
    2
    HouTx
  26. Need to Interview New Grad Nurse
    by bsarver Mar 26
    2
    bsarver
  27. New nurse
    by Newnurse99 Mar 25
    3
    windsurfer8
  28. Should I have quit while I had the chance
    by Nola009 Mar 26
    7
    caliotter3
  29. Texas Medical Center
    by arijay Mar 26
    1
    HouTx
  30. Medication Errors
    by IndyNurse0301 Mar 26
    1
    Angelrina,CCRN
  31. Should I consider a career in home care as a new graduate nurse, bsn?
    by skyheaven477 May 30, '13
    17
    skyheaven477
  32. Can a new grad RN apply for part time jobs?
    by willmakeit Jul 22, '11
    17
    Krystal Bonnet
  33. Help with orientation
    by swansonplace Mar 23
    3
    swansonplace
  34. I didn't think I would say this but.... I miss nursing school!
    by Nola009 Mar 23
    5
    RNDGRN
  35. Good time to advance on?
    by Gizmo13 Mar 26
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