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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    by sakuragirl24 Oct 3
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    RunBabyRN
  2. Your RN Hospital Orientation
    by mitral Oct 5
    2
    Uncle Rico
  3. Eastern North Carolina Nursing
    by llbrooks91 Oct 6
  4. First day on the job...
    by OneHappyRN Oct 2
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    OneHappyRN
  5. First job. RNI or New grad program?
    Poll by sakuragirl24 Oct 4
  6. I think I'm gonna be sick.....
    by dsb_fam Oct 1
    9
    PMFB-RN
  7. Unsafe work environment--advice needed!
    by Elisgirl Sep 30
    3
    Elisgirl
  8. 2 job offers
    by Bbddll13 Sep 30
    12
    MizChelleRN
  9. Policies, Procedures, Forms and Protocols, OH MY!
    by PatchyPu Sep 4
    4
    Orchid1376
  10. New Nurse, what did I get myself into...
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  11. I'm a new graduate-I need your advice!
    by mjwRN3 Sep 13
    8
    laKrugRN
  12. What is Normal for New Nurse
    by JollyMolly2 Sep 27
    8
    JJDina
  13. Any tips after landing a new graduate position?
    by Rgrnurse Sep 29
    2
  14. Accepting first offer
    by evelynsmom13 Sep 28
    1
    Meriwhen
  15. The New Grad Job Search
    by GymniSky Sep 23
    9
    GymniSky
  16. above gluteal line
    by swtonursing Sep 26
    1
    HouTx
  17. Absolutely incompetent...not so sure "it gets better".
    by opossum Jul 1, '11
    35
    CaffeinePOstat
  18. New Nurses! Post here, Lets get to know one another!
    by avidhunter3 Jan 23, '11
    18
    ners2b
  19. UCLA New Grad Summer 2014
    by sarahruby Mar 31
    488
    hkbmgs77
  20. Pending NJ License
    by cxe008 Sep 11
    2
  21. I don't like being a nurse anymore
    by jenawade25 Apr 30, '13
    11
  22. Newish grad. Dealing with students on the ward.
    by loveoutloud Sep 16
    13
    NightCrow
  23. New grad as only RN in cardiology office?
    by LizzieB_RN Jul 31
    10
    LizzieB_RN
  24. New grad/ new job!
    by labourenurse14 Sep 22
    3
    scaredsilly
  25. Maybe it's not a good fit...
    by MrsICURN14 Sep 22
    2
    MrsICURN14
  26. No job :(
    by Affsana Sep 19
    8
    MinoritySN
  27. New nurse anxiety
    by SarahWRN Jan 14
    16
    Larry3373
  28. New grad-need suggestions
    by tash14 Sep 15
    6
    estrellaCR
  29. I can't handle the heat....
    by DrowningNewGrad Sep 12
    14
    Curious1alwys
  30. Dilemma
    by chill1121 Sep 18
    4
    VivaLasViejas
  31. NIGHT SHIFT
    by jar312 Sep 12
    24
    SunshineDaisy
  32. Just a couple questions for a novice nurse
    3
    RunBabyRN
  33. First job...  NIGHT SHIFT....
    by jar312 Sep 16
    6
    jar312
  34. 2014 New Grad Northern NJ HELP!
    by Annie702 Aug 27
    1
    SuccessDiva
  35. Overwhelming days... Remember why you became a nurse
    by DatMurse Sep 16
    3
    HouTx
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