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    I'm a recent graduate wondering if I'm alone in feeling like I don't belong. I did very well in nursing school, passed the NCLEX in 75 questions but I feel like I'm not doing anything I was taught in nursing school. I feel like I'm just running around trying to get my meds out on time and not have anyone die on me. I never have time to actually talk to my patients or do an intervention that takes more than two minutes. I look at my fellow nurses and they are all done with their meds and sitting around chatting with one another while their pt.'s plum pump alarms are going off and they are asking for a bed pan for the fourth time. I'm terrified when a patient starts to circle the drain and I feel like I don't know anything. Have I made a big mistake?