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. Still can't be in step-down, feeling depressed
    by tiffy723 Jul 18
    2
    calivianya
  2. Starting first nursing job w/o tech experience...advice please
    by sns0248 Jul 25
    3
    iPink RN
  3. VA Palo Alto new grad program application question
    by omianly Jul 25
    1
    RunBabyRN
  4. new RN on orientation
    by AngelofSeduction Jul 22
    11
    dexm
  5. Senior in college seeking grad info
    by kcfox Jul 13
    8
    jordiRN
  6. STRONG Program at Sutter Health in California
    3
    RunBabyRN
  7. 1st Nursing job, seeking some advice
    by icarr757 Jul 9
    3
  8. Telemetry or MICU job offer??
    by MissCoCoKit_E Jul 23
    6
    serenitylove14
  9. Second week of work...
    by Annachu512 Jul 23
    2
    dsb_fam
  10. Med-surg, tele or rehab for 1st job?
    Poll by NightBloomCereus Jul 20
    5
  11. advice and encouragement for new grads
    by giannag Mar 4
    9
    laKrugRN
  12. Overwhelmed, questioning nursing, PLEASE HELP
    by sunny1230 Jul 16
    10
    SU2013
  13. New Grad offered position at Newark Beth, night shift, HELP!!!!
    by meeta404 Jul 9
    7
    SunshineDaisy
  14. Help! Need advice for interview follow up!
    by amichelle1126 Jul 19
  15. Embarrassing moments
    by ixchel, rn Jul 14
    5
    unicoRNurse
  16. Good Nursing Books
    by englishgeek Jul 3
    8
    AmyRN303
  17. Anxious Patient, Possible Biliary Drain Dislodgement, and Nervous Nurse-HELP!
    by blackdiamond407 Jul 6
    3
    ScottE,RN
  18. Love my first two weeks
    by rubato Jul 7
    4
    vanessaem
  19. What do you write in your nurse PROGRESS NOTES?
    by LVHI_RN Jul 12
    2
    HouTx
  20. Useful to know another language?
    by knnyz Jul 12
    8
    Cobweb
  21. I just don't understand
    by Jinx322 Feb 28
    18
    bellafsu89
  22. Money isnt everything. Ready to quit SNF as RN Supervisor
    by RedNavy Jun 7
    4
  23. Plights of the new nurse
    by bas22 Jul 13
    1
    Curious1alwys
  24. I made it!
    by Nightowl_lpn Jul 13
  25. "old" new grad
    by bellatrixrn Jul 1
    13
  26. Nursing Certs for New Grads
    by jessica8302 Jul 11
    8
    L&DinOregon
  27. Take a part time job?
    Poll by newgrad_ Jul 11
    4
    meeta404
  28. Husband doesn't understand... advice?
    by LVHI_RN Jun 22
    33
    bootsbug
  29. Nursing Student reading the hard to find a job after grad posts
    by amberbay_19 Apr 7
    16
    RunBabyRN
  30. Confessions of a 30-something RN grad
    Article by LuvofNursing Jun 13, '09
    150
  31. New BSN grad fired after 5 weeks of orientation
    by Kinar Jul 3
    23
    TSgtRodrigues
  32. Nurses and/os retired, or former Teachers!!!!! Help PLEASE!!!!!
    by RN2bBevy Jul 6
    11
    amoLucia
  33. What to wear to orientation?
    by randomly Jun 29
    15
  34. How long does it take to get used to it?
    by MilliePieRN Jul 5
    6
    DisneyNurseGal
  35. Finding Employment
    by wilslisa Jun 30
    5
    LVHI_RN
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