First Year After Nursing Licensure - page 2

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.

  1. Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE
    Article by Morettia2 Nov 22, '08
    88
    sistaAfua
  2. Fired from first job
    by stevejer Apr 15, '13
    16
    sistaAfua
  3. My termination story, any new grad success advice appreciated!
    by Islaleigh Feb 5
    37
    MusicGuy
  4. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    by kieran07 Jun 18, '14
    144
    DawnJ
  5. Rehab vs. LTC
    by txnurse2014 Mar 7
    3
    VANurse2010
  6. New RN, not  interested in bedside nursing
    by nf87654 Nov 17, '10
    40
    TransportJockey
  7. Should I say in my hospital applications that I work at a SNF?
    by CuriousAnya Mar 6
    6
    CamillusRN
  8. Dilemma: 3  VERY different jobs...
    by icecream4321 Mar 6
    6
    icecream4321
  9. I feel like I'm going to be fired.
    by psmithlove Mar 3
    6
  10. Prophecy testing!
    by jar312 Mar 5
    1
    HouTx
  11. Weighing 2 very different job offers
    by newenglandrn44 Mar 2
    19
    newenglandrn44
  12. 3rd shift nursing assessments
    by jab1432 Mar 23, '14
    7
    jab1432
  13. I didn't seroconvert with the Hep B Vaccine
    by Pebanj Mar 4
    4
    rinskins
  14. Houston Methodist Interview with Unit Manager
    by Esrun233 Feb 22
    3
    Esrun233
  15. Miserable first experience
    by omoolu Feb 25
    5
    HouTx
  16. Looking for tips for a stressed new nurse.
    by gatoraims RN Feb 26
    4
    VANurse2010
  17. im so afraid
    by mortalkombat Mar 1
    4
    HouTx
  18. Starting out
    by kcassoday Feb 25
    3
    Nolli
  19. New Grad Salary
    by arlucero1 Jan 19
    13
    JMCP
  20. options before relocating?
    by kidnurse07 Feb 24
    3
    kidnurse07
  21. Is it bad that I have no interest in working on Med/Surg floor?
    by spearsfm Feb 19
    17
    iPink
  22. How do I word this in an interview?
    by NCBeachRN Feb 21
    4
    caliotter3
  23. 7 months in and I'm finally feeling good
    by ERn00b Feb 16
    7
    ERn00b
  24. Day 2 of a new grad - so much uncertainty
    by hollybambam Feb 24
    2
    hollybambam
  25. St. Luke Houston GN interview
    Research by Esrun233 Feb 22
  26. New nurse
    by andreead Feb 18
    22
    wheeliesurfer
  27. Difference between nursing judgment and MD order
    by txnurse2014 Feb 21
    4
    txnurse2014
  28. Hospital vs. Clinic
    by kerleigh722 Feb 6
    34
    kerleigh722
  29. Regional One Health (Memphis) nurse residency
    by Paloma_Traviesa Feb 19
    1
    Paloma_Traviesa
  30. Being let go during orientation in ICU
    by hyed Jan 5
    24
    MusicGuy
  31. 50 Things New Nurses Need to Know about Orientation
    Article by Lynda Lampert, RN Jan 29
    24
    Cindycin37
  32. Eisenhower new grad program 2015
    by tknrosales Jan 25
    8
    SfosterRN718
  33. Resume Help
    by swoo5 Feb 17
    2
    swoo5
  34. St Thomas New Grad Program
    by Camo-angel Feb 19
  35. Feeling lost
    by bxh5164 Feb 18
    2
    llg

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