First Year After Nursing Licensure Articles

You completed nursing school, 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. Take this time to discuss the challenges you are facing in your first year as a nurse. You will find many experienced nurses sharing wisdom, knowledge and encouragement.

Holy Moly I'm a nurse! Orientation wk.1 ep. 109

Holy Moly I'm a nurse! Orientation wk.1 ep. 109

by Nova12 - Hello New Nurses, I wanted to share with you my first week of orientation as a new nurse. The first week I did not work with any patients, it was primarily... Read More →

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Psst...New Nurses

Psst...New Nurses

by smatacale - I realize that there are so many articles, blogs, books and inspirational bookmarks, coffee cups, and laminated lanyard tags that tell you how to be a great nurse. ... Read More →

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Full Circle, my First Year of Nursing

Full Circle, my First Year of Nursing

by Imafloat - January-I was thrilled to have my dream job in a Newborn ICU, I was making cold hard cash. I had an awesome preceptor for orientation. I was signing my name with RN... Read More →

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Welcome New Grads!

Welcome New Grads!

by MrNurse(x2) - Summer is coming, and that means new nurses are starting their new careers. Believe it or not, that stress of school and the upcoming NCLEX exams will soon be but a... Read More →

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TIPS & TRICKS-first nursing interview ep. 104

TIPS & TRICKS-first nursing interview ep. 104

by Nova12 - Hello! I had my first interview for a nursing position on the Cardiac/Tele Unit!! WHOOP WHOOP! Enjoy these TIPS & TRICKS for your interview! POINTERS: ... Read More →

WHAT?! First HR Phone Interview ep. 103

WHAT?! First HR Phone Interview ep. 103

by Nova12 - Hello! I had my first HR Phone Interview!!! SO EXCITING! If you have an interview coming up I highly recommend doing some research on the facilities website... Read More →

Life After Nursing School ep.101

Life After Nursing School ep.101

by Nova12 - Hello! Come follow me through my first year right out of nursing school. I will be vlogging about life as a new nurse, including topics such as: Applying... Read More →

6 Resiliency Tips for Your Nursing Staff

6 Resiliency Tips for Your Nursing Staff

by ElizabethScala1 - Resiliency keeps your nursing staff on the job. It staves off stress, illness, and burnout. A resilient nursing staff builds strong teams able to respond to the... Read More →

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The Journey after Nursing school.

The Journey after Nursing school.

by Britttizzzle - Last semester of nursing school was the fastest semester for me,which could be do to the summer semester that it landed on. It was easier classes as well, having... Read More →

Advice for new RNs, from a new RN

Advice for new RNs, from a new RN

by EmilyCatherine - I am by no means a seasoned nurse, but I have learned a few things during the beginning of my career that have saved me time and made my work more efficient. I work... Read More →

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MY FIRST RN JOB OFFER!! ep. 105

MY FIRST RN JOB OFFER!! ep. 105

by Nova12 - Hello There!! TODAY IS THE DAY!! I received the phone call with an offer for my very first nursing position! There are so many different feelings of emotional... Read More →

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Calling all Nursing Students...Get Involved! ep. 106

Calling all Nursing Students...Get Involved! ep. 106

by Nova12 - Hello lovely people! Get involved you say? Dedicate more time, you say? YES! This does not mean you have to get all crazy and jump right in...start small, go... Read More →

What all nursing students are waiting for...PINNING! ep. 103.75

What all nursing students are waiting for...PINNING! ep. 103.75

by Nova12 - HELLO!! Weather you are just starting your nursing program or only have 2 weeks left, we are all anxious for the finale with Pinning Ceremony. Hang in there! The... Read More →

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INVOLVEMENT- It could land you an interview! ep. 103.5

INVOLVEMENT- It could land you an interview! ep. 103.5

by Nova12 - How getting involved landed me an interview with ER! HELLO Beautiful People, I want to talk about getting involved...ugh I know! Like we have any more... Read More →

My First Nursing Job Application ep.102

My First Nursing Job Application ep.102

by Nova12 - Hello! Today's post is about when I started applying for RN jobs and how I decided to apply at which facility. A little tip...do some research! I mean... Read More →

Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE

Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE

by Morettia2 - So I haven't been on this board for a while. I have been an R.N. for 1 1/2 years now, where I started as a brand spanking new grad in Interventional Cardiology/CCU... Read More →

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If you could only give ONE piece of advice to new RNs...

If you could only give ONE piece of advice to new RNs...

by renardeau - Having precepted some new graduates on the floor and in ICU, and having recently been one myself, if I could only give one piece of advice to any new graduate... Read More →

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50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers

50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers

by Lynda Lampert, RN - Few things give a new nurse more stress than having to call a doctor or other provider. Other providers include advanced practice nurses and sometimes physician’s... Read More →

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