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.

Latest nursing topics sorted by date. All new topics can be found here.

CommentsLast
  1. Love my first two weeks
    by rubato Jul 7
    4
    vanessaem
  2. What do you write in your nurse PROGRESS NOTES?
    by LVHI_RN Jul 12
    2
    HouTx
  3. Useful to know another language?
    by knnyz Jul 12
    8
    Cobweb
  4. I just don't understand
    by Jinx322 Feb 28
    18
    bellafsu89
  5. Money isnt everything. Ready to quit SNF as RN Supervisor
    by RedNavy Jun 7
    4
  6. Plights of the new nurse
    by bas22 Jul 13
    1
    Curious1alwys
  7. I made it!
    by Nightowl_lpn Jul 13
  8. "old" new grad
    by bellatrixrn Jul 1
    13
  9. Nursing Certs for New Grads
    by jessica8302 Jul 11
    8
    L&DinOregon
  10. Take a part time job?
    Poll by newgrad_ Jul 11
    4
    meeta404
  11. Husband doesn't understand... advice?
    by LVHI_RN Jun 22
    33
    bootsbug
  12. Nursing Student reading the hard to find a job after grad posts
    by amberbay_19 Apr 7
    16
    RunBabyRN
  13. Confessions of a 30-something RN grad
    Article by LuvofNursing Jun 13, '09
    150
  14. New BSN grad fired after 5 weeks of orientation
    by Kinar Jul 3
    23
    TSgtRodrigues
  15. Nurses and/os retired, or former Teachers!!!!! Help PLEASE!!!!!
    by RN2bBevy Jul 6
    11
    amoLucia
  16. What to wear to orientation?
    by randomly Jun 29
    15
  17. How long does it take to get used to it?
    by MilliePieRN Jul 5
    6
    DisneyNurseGal
  18. UCLA New Grad Summer 2014
    by sarahruby Mar 31
    487
    CamiDudu
  19. Finding Employment
    by wilslisa Jun 30
    5
    LVHI_RN
  20. IM inj hitting humerus
    by hybr1d Jul 4
    30
    lrobinson5
  21. Moving away for a job..
  22. New job in home care...how fishy is this?
    by givingitmybest Jul 5
    8
    schnookimz
  23. Nursing Shortage= Thousands of Unemployed New Grads?
    Poll by Winters22 Jan 11, '13
    29
    DoGoodThenGo
  24. My Career options after graduation
    Poll by ariel91 Jun 25
    3
    adreamdeferred
  25. Items a new nurse needs 1st day of work!!!
    by Kellz321 Jun 26
    16
    sissiesmama
  26. UC Davis New Grad Summer 2014
    by boots88 Apr 25
    10
    RNbubu
  27. I'm never going to get a job.....
    by LizzieB_RN Jun 29
    10
    Hobberdog
  28. New Grad in LTC - Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?
    by blackdiamond407 Jul 1
    7
    blackdiamond407
  29. 1) ADN-BSN or 2) Work?
    by moomoo134 Jun 15
    12
    moomoo134
  30. Any quick tips
    by SunshineDaisy Jun 27
    6
    HouTx
  31. Resume help! Almost done with new grad program
    by SanDiegoRN86 Jun 29
  32. New grad working two RN jobs?
    by 01kiara Jun 17
    7
    RN_2012
  33. NEW GRAD QUIT JOB
    by nursingmymind Jun 17
    9
    CrazyGoonRN
  34. Best way to explain why I quit my new job after one month
    by kath7880 Jun 22
    10
    CrazyGoonRN
  35. New Grad Starting Salary
    by hopefull1n30188 Apr 26
    57
    Happy2bERnurse
Need Help Searching For A Topic?

Enter your keywords in the box below and we will display any 'First Year After Nursing Licensure' topics that matches your keywords.

First Year After Nursing Licensure Editor(s)
  1. NotReady4PrimeTime,
  2. traumaRUs,
  3. NRSKarenRN

Top