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. Husband doesn't understand... advice?
    by LVHI_RN Jun 22, '14
    37
    sourapril
  2. Is It possible to work fulltime as a new BSN Grad and take some Pre-med classes?
    by ALA95 Nov 18, '13
    6
    sourapril
  3. Someone please help.....having a nervous breakdown
    by CynthiaG May 20, '12
    13
    Laul
  4. Online application status change?
    by LoveMyBugs Jul 29, '10
    14
    Minkuscat1
  5. New Grad in Postpartum
    by WinterPineapple Apr 18
    3
    WinterPineapple
  6. "Why are you leaving your current job so soon?"
    by Nursecliff Apr 17
    5
    Nursecliff
  7. breaking your RN New Grad contract early
    by bobo619 Feb 10, '14
    14
    RNmrsB
  8. Cedars-sinai ICU training program
    by sportyRN14 Apr 16
  9. Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT-Nurse Residency
    by jan286 Apr 10
    3
    anie10
  10. Feeling defeated
    by PixieRN14 Apr 5
    12
    PixieRN14
  11. Being let go during orientation
    by ellie23 Apr 10
    4
    _Skittles_
  12. Is it appropriate to ask for a raise in new department?
    by NurseyNursington Apr 13
    10
    twinsmom788
  13. New grad trained in HCA specialty, contract position--question
    by Elisgirl Apr 14, '14
    11
    krys07
  14. Is it worth renewing my license?
    by rayshell626 Apr 12
    2
    reluctantrn
  15. RN supervising LPN's
    by swtonursing Apr 2
    4
    HouTx
  16. Newish nurse moving to the hospital
    by Ann.E Apr 8
    1
    HouTx
  17. Options to leave bedside nursing and take it easy, physically
    10
    hppygr8ful
  18. I resigned my first poopy nursing job but I have a question?
    • Closed
    by Humaneclowninscrubs Apr 11
    47
    NRSKarenRN
  19. Need help choosing in Tampa
    by mike23 Jan 5
    4
    applepie2013
  20. Resigning from NOCs- help!
    by LadyOso Apr 10
    1
    scottaprn
  21. Being let go during orientation in ICU
    by hyed Jan 5
    25
    amzyRN
  22. Do the first year blues go away?
    by mellowish Jan 6, '10
    13
    mellowish
  23. Graduate Nurse aspiring to be an OB (Labor & Delivery) Nurse
    by mcchampe May 3, '10
    18
    nursepenelope
  24. New Grad student, need advice, should I switch programs? Problems with advisor already...
    by reluctantrn Mar 29
    31
    ShantheRN
  25. What can I do to relieve stress from being a new nurse?
    by fbhopern Apr 2
    22
    TheNGTKingRN
  26. Struggling new grad. Tips on critical thinking
    by leilo0 Apr 25, '12
    8
    BlueDawnRN
  27. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    by kieran07 Jun 18, '14
    147
    toERortonot
  28. First Med Error... Learned Big Lesson
    by NurseyNursington Feb 24
    16
    MissM.RN
  29. 50 Things New Nurses Need to Know about Orientation
    Article by Lynda Lampert, RN Jan 29
    25
    Ponting
  30. It gets better.
    by kerleigh722 Mar 24
    7
    HouTx
  31. Ethical to take permanent position with plans to leave?
    by hakhama Mar 31
    7
    hakhama
  32. New Grad nurse @SNF...now on verge of quitting.
    by iamNurse23 Nov 5, '11
    25
    scuba-girl
  33. New Grad-Job Jumping after 6 months
    by BigMama3 Mar 28
    3
    alwaysnforever
  34. New Grad Nurse Journal ICU
    by tsipareht Mar 26
    4
    Dexterosa
  35. NYC New Grad Job advice please!
    by honeydewBX Feb 14
    8
    smiley28

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