foreign grad, passed nclex rn, have license ,now what?

  1. hey,
    i am a foreign grad, i just received my license this week. but i m not familiar with the hospital setting in united states. there is rn refresher course,, but i have to do the theory portion too. but i dont want to do all the hassle.
    is there any internship or anything i can do to be familiar before i go to job?
    pls help me.
    thank you
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   traumaRUs
    Much will depend if you are a US citizen. Employment opportunities are getting scarce. Are the jobs in your area?
  4. by   nepalusarn
    yes, i am a citizen of united states. i havent applied for jobs yet. i was just looking for some kind of training in hospital setting
  5. by   TheMrsRN
    You need to take the refresher course and apply for internships. New graduates are hired into internships at hospitals here for their orientation and training as a new nurse. The internship length varies depending on the area of nursing. It won't be easy finding a job. Local graduates are struggling here to get hired into an internship. Start networking and applying ASAP.
  6. by   nepalusarn
    i have one year experience in my country. but i dont know whether i ll find any job

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