New Grad just started Med-Surg job 2 weeks ago-crying!!!! - page 2

Hi all-new to the boards. I have been very lucky to get a job right out of nursing school in May. But so far it's very overwhelming. I go home crying, thinking, is this really what I want. I love... Read More

  1. by   MsSocalRN
    I am sorry if I offended you, I really did not mean it that way. I hope you are feeling better about your job. I was just confused on how much traing you were getting. That's all! I hope all is well!
  2. by   tmoney
    No worries, I am on my own starting Friday. I just went to nights this week and I'm all turned around. They gave me one day orientation for nights. That's it. I hope I get it. Thanks for all the encourging words you guys gave me.
  3. by   seadaisy
    A mistake I made when I first started was not taking my lunch or any breaks. I felt that I was so far behind all the time that I hardly even went to the bathroom. I've since learned that I can be more efficient and less stressed if I take a few minutes away from the floor. So, take your breaks and take time for lunch, dinner, whatever; you will be better for it and so will your patients.