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. Need some guidance
    by Lola RN Mar 24
    8
    TU RN
  2. Losing the Preceptor . . Er . . . Cane
    by Ruby Vee Mar 12
    7
    sandyfeet
  3. New NOC shift nurse
    by ashleyrupes Mar 24
    2
    Newnurse99
  4. What the heck have I gotten myself into??
    by rng2013 Mar 16
    16
    Ruby Vee
  5. Grateful but discontent
    by BigBluemadness Mar 22
    8
    Gabby-RN
  6. Advice for New Grad- Job search rodeo??
    by aus1599 Mar 20
    2
    browneyes3000
  7. Any Agencies that are hiring new grads?
    by LPNurse22 Feb 25
    2
    ChristineN
  8. New Grad
    by Java Mama Feb 14
    13
    RN_Jan
  9. Is it too much?
    by Jinx322 Mar 7
    8
    LoveMyBugs
  10. Applying for RN jobs before graduation
    by amg418 Mar 19
    4
    rinskins
  11. Which area of nursing is fit for me?
    by PB0107 Mar 14
    2
    1feistymama
  12. What did I get myself into?
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Mar 19
    2
    HouTx
  13. Overwhelmed new nurse
    by jrwilkes07 Mar 19
    2
    RunBabyRun
  14. is anyone at all hiring in NE ohio?
    by jepelka Mar 18
    2
    jepelka
  15. Role transition from student to RN
    by katiec Mar 7
    6
    katiec
  16. 2nd Hospital Interview in 9 Months
    by heartsgal Mar 14
    8
    heartsgal
  17. How do you coordinate care for 3 patients?
    by swansonplace Mar 17
    1
    HouTx
  18. Med Calcuations
    by newgradpedsnurse Mar 17
    3
    HouTx
  19. New RN needing advice!!
    by bailee4 Mar 12
    4
    espress099
  20. new nurse/graduate nurse
    by AngelofSeduction Mar 16
    2
  21. No Job after passing NCLEX
    by Astrid27 Mar 4
    5
    rnaria
  22. From Nursing Student to Nurse:  Smoothing the Transition
    by Ruby Vee Mar 11
    19
    gyggles579
  23. Surviving my first RN job
    by panda025 Mar 6
    3
    calivianya
  24. advice and encouragement for new grads
    by giannag Mar 4
    6
    RunBabyRun
  25. New Nurse Needs Help!!!
    by clucito Mar 14
    6
    FineAgain
  26. Overcoming Loss
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Mar 12
    6
    HouTx
  27. Passed NCLEX now what
    by workingtomygoal Mar 12
    4
    HouTx
  28. Moving to Texas
    by kiishaB Mar 13
    1
    HouTx
  29. Pre-interview DDI & Math Test now required... HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
    by lovelyb1368 Jun 13, '11
    12
    BIKENURSE
  30. When it rains, it pours. Job decisions.
    6
  31. Nursing Shortage= Thousands of Unemployed New Grads?
    Poll by Winters22 Jan 11, '13
    27
    Dejected
  32. New nurse that hates unit/unhappy
    by jmiarn1029 Mar 9
    6
    RN6617
  33. How do you land a hospital job as a new grad RN
    by Nola009 Feb 28
    8
    giannag
  34. 4 medication errors in 11 months
    by tdupuis May 4, '11
    11
    SlinkyheadRN
  35. Yet another "help with interview" thread
    by rubato Mar 10
    4
    iPink RN
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