First Year After Nursing Licensure - page 4

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. Afraid of being trained as a bad nurse.
    by NightBloomCereus Nov 10
    4
  2. Should I even bother with hospitals?
    by Angelica~ Nov 7
    5
    Angelica~
  3. Be a Nursing Home Nurse or Dialysis Nurse
    by Sablegirl Nov 11
    8
    Sablegirl
  4. First week of work down as a GN and I am struggling!
    by Lost_in_Life Nov 8
    14
    firstinfamily
  5. Rex New Grad Residency 2015
    by njrn92 Nov 9
    2
    njrn92
  6. 1 year up and need advice
    by nurse.j. Nov 10
    1
    Lev <3
  7. First Month of work..first couple mistakes! HELP.
    by JJberry Nov 10
    1
    Tenebrae
  8. RN to fitness nursing??
    by katie.rutledge Nov 3
    3
    HouTx
  9. New Grad Residency
    by ANurseInPearls Nov 5
    7
  10. Frustrated with angry, demeaning doctors
    by NurseyNursington Sep 28
    31
    OhHeyNurse
  11. Residency Programs
    by kelly328846 Oct 7
    12
    Cindycin37
  12. Leaving the nurse profession
    by Cindycin37 Jun 1
    22
    Cindycin37
  13. Typical med-surg floor or speciality unit for first RN job opinions?
    by H4ywii Oct 24
    8
    H4ywii
  14. Job decision
    by MPHJane Nov 4
    3
    MPHJane
  15. Does anyone like their job?
    by DatMurse Oct 13
    17
    Peppermint_RN
  16. Nurse Residency Programs in Houston- Need advice on offers
    by kcolver Nov 7
    2
    iPink
  17. Need job advice
    Poll by swweetipie Nov 6
    15
    swweetipie
  18. new grad struggling
    by ngd1140 Nov 3
    3
    ngd1140
  19. New RN questioning career choice
    by KansasRN14 Nov 6
    8
    tuxedopenguino
  20. Where is the line?
    by toomuch25 Oct 19
    14
    Angelica~
  21. States Hiring New Grad ADN-RN
    by keylimesqueez Nov 5
    1
    thespicykraut
  22. New grad working in the community
    by newnurserpn2014 Nov 5
    2
    CrunchRN
  23. Baby Nurse
    by astewar5 Nov 5
    5
    RN403
  24. I'm pretty sure I need to resign...
    by MostlysunnyRN Nov 5
    5
    caliotter3
  25. Skilled Nursing Facility, New grad. Need Advise.
    by rrp87 Dec 15, '13
    6
    i_am_KC
  26. Shepherd Center
    by IamNurseDA Nov 5
    4
    brown eyed girl
  27. New Grad Per Diem, Now School or 2nd Job?
    by nurseinstinct Nov 3
    2
    nurseinstinct
  28. ALF nurse to Rehab Nurse
    by gjablao Nov 5
    1
    LadyFree28
  29. New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!
    Article by Ruby Vee Jul 28
    89
    didi768
  30. Honesty is the best policy?
    by virgo0827 Nov 4
    3
    HouTx
  31. Will having my LPN license help me get an RN job?
    by H4ywii Oct 29
    9
    MostlysunnyRN
  32. Mothers: How hard was nursing school with kids?
    by christina94 Oct 4, '11
    9
    atkinsob0503
  33. New grad on sub acute 3rd shift
    by jar312 Nov 1
    3
    jar312
  34. Asked to shadow a day after interview completed... Just need some clarification...
    by edwardsrn62 Nov 2
    8
    canigraduate
  35. New RN, not  interested in bedside nursing
    by nf87654 Nov 17, '10
    38
    Angelica~

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