I'm trying to decide if there is anything I need to go out and buy before I start my first job as a RN...
My list includes so far:
good shoes (I will look at Dansko's) & support hose
Is there anything you can't live without that you suggest for a new RN?
Congratulations on the start of your professional career as an RN!!
5 things a new nurse should have:
1) Patience with yourself and others (including RN's, docs and patients).
2) The ability to ask LOTS of questions and say "i don't know, but I'll find out."
4) An understanding that you are new. Don't get down on yourself for feeling frazzled or unorganized or incompetent. We've ALL been there!
5) Pride that you have made it! You are now a licensed Registered Nurse!
Oh, and a stethoscope.
I know that's not exactly what you were looking for and there's lots more that could be added to that list, but Good Luck and have fun learning because this is where the real
Last edit by begalli on Feb 2, '05