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. Career Advice
    by NurseBMW2012 Apr 29
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    heartsgal
  2. Multi-Tasking
    by ShelleyShipp1 Apr 30
    2
    HouTx
  3. Landed my dream job
    by cmoore6799 Apr 3
    10
    cmoore6799
  4. RN residency 2014 Ronald Reagan
    by proudbruin2012 Apr 28
  5. Graduated last year but struggling to find a jobg
    by Jane47 Mar 27
    7
    moonchild86
  6. Trusting my judgment...
    by trynee Apr 26
    2
    HouTx
  7. First real screw up
    by SunshineDaisy Apr 27
    3
    HouTx
  8. Getting a Job at HUP
    by jordieRN Oct 27, '11
    6
    6x32kr4
  9. Is this what its like for everyone?
    by Hpy_Vly_RNBSN Apr 22
    8
    iPink RN
  10. still having trouble.
    by britmansf18 Apr 7
    17
    LadyFree28
  11. Self reflecting..
    by malaikaRN Apr 25
    1
    LadyFree28
  12. How do you excell at peer interviews as a new nurse?
    by Capricorn_RN Apr 24
    4
    Capricorn_RN
  13. what's the best area/specialty to go in to for new grads
    by Hailbop16 Apr 23
    6
    calivianya
  14. Experience vs. No Experience
    by OrganizedChaos Apr 19
    22
    Meriwhen
  15. Job-Hopping During the 1st Year After Licensure
    by Nola009 Apr 20
    2
    joanna73
  16. Nclex
    by JCarhuas Apr 23
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  17. Advice on making the most of my nursing career (financially)
    by richardgecko Apr 18
    10
    RunBabyRN
  18. New Grad RN former EMS experience
    by CheyMaleNurse Apr 22
    3
    RunBabyRN
  19. Anxiety
    by nursingforjesus Apr 22
    1
    HouTx
  20. Shy nurses
    by Tesfanurse Feb 13
    25
  21. Nursing in Seattle??
    by ibreezeby Apr 21
  22. New nurse problems
    by Newrn22 Apr 20
    9
    Esme12
  23. New ADN Grads
    by scoope23 Apr 19
    6
    scoope23
  24. New nurse anxiety
    by SarahWRN Jan 14
    10
    Newrn22
  25. First job...will it get better?
    by aviaa Apr 18
    3
    scoope23
  26. New grad trained in HCA specialty, contract position--question
    by Elisgirl Apr 14
    10
    RN3339
  27. how to not be frazzled
    by Melly0104 Apr 18
    1
    SoldierNurse22
  28. How to get through HR
    by missymis86 Apr 18
  29. Major med error wrong fluid! Need advice please :(
    by telealli Apr 16
    10
  30. Any tips for newly hired new grad nurse?
    by mslovebug Apr 17
    3
    mslovebug
  31. New Grad RN Angst
    Article by danigold Jan 18, '13
    49
    vnguyen3
  32. Contacting another manager?
    by ERLaw14 Apr 16
    2
    ERLaw14
  33. indecisive
    by cf1692 Apr 15
    2
    cf1692
  34. Jackson Memorial Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, South Miami Hospital...
    by applepie2013 Apr 7
    1
    applepie2013
  35. 3 days orientation & now this new grad is on her own. So nervous!
    by Peppermint_RN Jul 19, '13
    4
    studiodelmar
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